Tag Archives: liqour

Poirot’s Secret

We have always enjoyed stories of Agatha Cristie’s famous Belgian detective and this is one of the two drinks he would always enjoy neat. I always thought creme de menthe was fairly sweet and nasty, something to be added to … Continue reading

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The Greyhound

Sometimes simple is the way to go. We used fresh ruby red grapefruit juice, but white will work and make the drink’s color better match the name. The strawberry was a nice garnish, but any sliced fruit will work really. … Continue reading

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You say Grenada …

A few weeks ago we took you to Cuba. Now we’re off to another exotic and muggy land. Or at least our liquor cabinet is. The Grenada Cocktail (adapted from The Ultimate Cocktail Book) 2 ounces fresh orange juice 1 … Continue reading

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Chocolate pecan pie bars, courtesy of Amy’s mom

By Katherine You all know Amy right? Well if you don’t go check out her wonderful blog Elephant Eats. She featured these bars as part of her pre-Christmas cooking festivities. They were in her mom’s recipe box. I made some … Continue reading

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Jagermeister

I visited a friend in St. Louis over the New Year holiday. Aside from having a good time I discovered she was about to go on a no carbs diet. Being the good friend I am, I offered to take … Continue reading

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