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Watermelon and Wine Spritzers

We bought a new variety of watermelon (orange!) at the farmers market. We hated it. We bought a new white wine at the liquor store. We hated it. We put them together to create a new drink. We loved it. … Continue reading

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Keen on Peaches

Last year we barely saw any peaches worth buying, which is a crying shame considering how far south we live. (We buy ours from local farmers, but we’re aware some fruit has been subject to recall.) We’re having fun eating … Continue reading

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Cherry Bourbon Sours

Didn’t make the cherries we posted last week? Well you’ll have to come up with your own drink while we enjoy these. Cherry Bourbon Sours 1/3 part cherry bourbon syrup 1/3 part lemon juice 1/3 part triple sec Mix all … Continue reading

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Grapefruit and Bourbon Together Again

By Katherine I like making drinks for Greg, but I have to adjust to his tastes. If I add a bit of simple syrup to take the edge off, he’ll find it too sweet. Cocktails I find a bit too … Continue reading

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Watermelon Limeade

The only thing better than eating a fresh juicy watermelon is drinking it. This beverage can be served nonalcoholic or with the clear liquor of your choosing. We chose rum. To juice the watermelon, puree in a blender and then … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blue Cocktails

Independence Day is just around the corner so we’re celebrating this week with red, white and blue drinks. Just don’t have them all at once or you may be seeing stars. Tomato Martinis The White Lady White Sangria Blueberry Bramble … Continue reading

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Pisco Sour

Fun to say. Fun to drink. What else do you need? Pisco Sour 3 parts pisco 1 part simple syrup 1 part lemon juice 1 egg white Pour all ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Shake what your mama … Continue reading

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Berry, Berry Good Drinks Part Two

Last month we highlighted drinks with blueberries and strawberries. If those are still in season where you are check out that roundup. Here in the South we’re moving onto blackberries and raspberries. You can tell we have a favorite. We … Continue reading

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The Grasshopper

This drink will give you magical kung fu powers.* The Grasshopper 1 part green creme de menthe 1 part cream 1 part creme de cacao Pour all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake. Strain into a martini glass. … Continue reading

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Sparkling Strawberry Punch

We once saw a show about people living like they were in the 1800s who had to make everything from scratch, hunt their own food, make their own soap and so on. The only thing that really appealed to us … Continue reading

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