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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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Berry, Berry Good Drinks Part One

Strawberries are falling off the vine in these parts and blueberries are just around the corner. Here are some of our favorite drinks featuring those berries. Blueberry Bramble Midnight Martinis Strawberry Lemonade Strawberry Shots Strawberry Mojitos  

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Anejo Highballs

We tend to drink a lot of old-school cocktails. Maybe we watch too much Boardwalk Empire and Mad Men. But here’s a great cocktail from this century that pays tribute to old-school cocktails of the 1900s. It was created by … Continue reading

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Strawberry Mojitos

We wish really good strawberries would arrive soon. Until then we’ll keep drowning the substandard ones we’re buying — in hopes they’re the real deal — in alcohol. Strawberry Mojitos 2 large strawberries 1-2 sugar cubes 4 mint leaves 1 … Continue reading

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Gingered Prosecco

    Our 11th wedding anniversary is just around the corner and spring is finally here so we have reason to celebrate. This bubbly drink came straight from Martha, not that we’re on a first-name basis with her. We used … Continue reading

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