Category Archives: Spirits

Slivovitz

This recipe is originally from here. The trick to this is using ripe, firm, perfect plums. Inspect everyone for bruises and bad spots before using. This recipe will roughly fill one large 1/2 gallon mason jar double or triple. Slivovitz … Continue reading

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Contessa

This is a fun twist on a negroni. Contessa 1 oz dry vermouth 1/2 oz gin 1 1/2 oz aperol Shake everything over ice and pour. Garnish with an orange peel.

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Apple Mules

Here’s a great seasonal cocktail in case you need a little extra fortification for Thanksgiving dinner. We haven’t tried this in big batches, but if you’re expecting a crowd go ahead and upsize. Or just sneak off to the kitchen … Continue reading

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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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