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Sake it to Me and a Cocktail Link Party

We’re excited to be joining Donna and Chad over at The Slow Roasted Italian for a weekly Ladies Night Cocktail party. If you haven’t checked out their blog, you’re missing out. Each week, we’ll be linking up new appetizers and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Raspberry Creamsicle

Hey who said girly drinks had to be weak anyway. If you do not have Chambord then use some other raspberry liquor, although none taste as good. Chocolate Raspberry Creamsicle 2 oz vodka 1 oz Chambord 1/2 oz Irish creme … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Gingersnaps You Can Drink

We wanted to make gingersnap martinis, but found some recipes that called for simple syrup and molasses puzzling. Does molasses blend well when cold? Isn’t its progress supposed to be severely inhibited by ice? We didn’t bother finding out, instead … Continue reading

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Flower Power Part 1

This is awesome. It has enough fruit flavor and sweetness for the girls, while being complex and strong for the guys. Or vice versa. Store bought vanilla vodka will probably be too sweet so follow this recipe for that part. … Continue reading

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A Spy’s Drink

This drink was made famous by a certain spy who likes to repeat his last name twice on introduction. I am of course referring to William Shatner. Captain Kirk was just a cover to trick the Swiss. A dry gin … Continue reading

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Manhattan

On Saturday, our friends Richard and Brian will tie the knot at a winery in upstate New York. We couldn’t be more thrilled for them. So this week’s cocktail is a toast to the happy couple. We wish you all … Continue reading

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Raspberry Cheesecake Martini

This is a delicious concoction. Unfortunately it requires the use of Chambord and there is no cheap substitute available on the market that tastes even close. It does use a small amount though. Raspberry Cheesecake Martini Shaker filled with ice … Continue reading

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