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Piscojito

This drink takes advantage of pisco, a clear brandy, to give the classic mojito a twist. Piscojito 2 oz pisco 1 oz simple syrup 1 oz lime juice 6-8 mint leaves 3 oz soda water Muddle the mint leaves with … Continue reading

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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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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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Pomegranate is for Lovers

You can make your own juice for this drink, if you really love someone. We won’t tell if you use store-bought for your Valentine though. The recipe, which calls for vanilla vodka, coffee and chocolate liqueurs as well as pomegranate … Continue reading

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Put on Your Blinders

Don’t cocktails have the best names? We’d never heard of blinders until we were searching for recipes that would make great use of fresh grapefruit juice and behold we saw the light. On that note we’ll just get to the … Continue reading

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Hello Tom

We made a horrible mistake that has only exacerbated our kitchen renovation woes. When the delivery truck came with our cabinets we directed the nice men unloading the truck to pile the myriad boxes into our dining room, temporarily blocking … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Rosewater Cocktails

We’re on a pink kick with our cocktails. When they taste this good who can blame us? To make your own pomegranate juice, remove the seeds from a pomegranate and place in a sealed plastic bag. Crush with a crab … Continue reading

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Raspberry Cocktails

Because berries are pretty much always in season somewhere… Raspberry Cocktails 4 raspberries 1 tsp simple syrup 1/2 oz Chambord 1 oz vodka sparkling water Muddle raspberries with simple syrup in the bottom of a martini glass. In a shaker … Continue reading

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