Category Archives: Spirits

Fennel Lemon Gimlet

We had some leftover fennel simple syrup after making fennel lemonade so naturally we thought we’d mix it with gin. The herbal notes of Hendrick’s really pair well with the fennel notes of the syrup. That’s our fancy way of … Continue reading

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The Irish Flag

So we missed St. Patricks Day this year and as punishment forced ourselves to drink one of these. Then we forced ourselves to do three more. We’re still having fun trying out our new camera phone. To read a more … Continue reading

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Blood Orange Tonics

By Katherine It’s been way too long since we shared a new cocktail recipe. We picked up some blood oranges the other week and were faced with a dilemma. Use them on shrimp or just grill the shrimp with some … Continue reading

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Apple Sangria

This drink is perfect for a crowd, but also light enough that if you just happen to finish the whole pitcher with the help of your lovely spouse you won’t be hurting the next day. You can make it the … Continue reading

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Cranberry Orange Punch

This is drink is pretty, simple and serves a crowd. What more could you ask for the holidays? Cranberry Orange Punch 4 cups cranberry juice 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice, pulp strained 12 oz ginger beer or ginger ale … Continue reading

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Favorite Fall Sips

We know fall is supposed to have a certain bite in the air, but around here many folks don’t turn off their air conditioners until well into October. So our list of fall favorites includes hot and cold drinks, because … Continue reading

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Poached Peaches in White Wine

This is a simple way to use peaches that are not quite ripe yet. White Wine Poached Peaches 3-4 small peaches skins removed 2 cups dry white wine 1/4 cup vermouth 4 tbsp brown sugar 1 vanilla bean Combine wine, … Continue reading

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