Category Archives: Spirits

Twelve Days of Christmas: Coquito

This is a Christmas tradition in Puerto Rico and Cuba and we think it will be in our rotation for years to come too. This is better than your standard eggnog and we happen to really love eggnog. (At least … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: The Bishop

This drink was super popular back when Dickens was dreaming up Scrooge. We’re not sure why it fell out of favor. Maybe Ebenezer stole all the oranges and hid all the cloves. Anyway not only is this drink delicious, it … Continue reading

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The Ghosts of Christmas Past

  Our annual Twelve Days of Christmas posts start tomorrow and we’re getting giddy, or maybe we’re just tipsy and suffering from slight sugar comas. Here are all the recipes from our past Twelve Days of Christmas posts. Like we’ve … Continue reading

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Lemon Squash

This is a nonalcoholic drink. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. Drink it as is, or add seasonal herbs. You can use it as a base for punch at a family gathering like a child’s birthday party. Just … Continue reading

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Rufus Turns Four

Today marks four years since we started our blog. We’d like to thank all of our regular readers, those who’ve been with us since the start and those who joined a bit later. You’ve been a wonderful source of encouragement … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Drinks to Warm the Soul

OK, these may not warm the soul. But maybe they’ll numb the senses. Who couldn’t use that at a family gathering? If you’re like us and live somewhere that’s a bit too warm to drink these sort of concoctions check … Continue reading

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Cool Thanksgiving Drinks

The first Thanksgiving we lived in the South we had just moved into our first house. Katherine excitedly threw on a sweater, popped some baked brie in the oven and lit a fire. The sweater was shed and the brie … Continue reading

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