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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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Fennel Lemonade

By Katherine On Saturday mornings we hit the farmers market in town and each week I’m tempted to splurge on fennel lemonade sold at a stand that specializes in homemade juices and gives out free samples. But I always get … 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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Fending off Scurvy a Drink at a Time

Grapefruits are wonderful at this time of year so we’ve been making a lot of drinks that use their juice as the main ingredient. Two of our favorite grapefruit drinks to make for crowds are the Blinder (above) and the … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: The Bishop

This drink was super popular back when Dickens was dreaming up Scrooge. We’re not sure why it fell out of favor. Maybe Ebenezer stole all the oranges and hid all the cloves. Anyway not only is this drink delicious, it … Continue reading

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Lemon Squash

This is a nonalcoholic drink. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. Drink it as is, or add seasonal herbs. You can use it as a base for punch at a family gathering like a child’s birthday party. Just … Continue reading

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Grapefruit and Bourbon Together Again

By Katherine I like making drinks for Greg, but I have to adjust to his tastes. If I add a bit of simple syrup to take the edge off, he’ll find it too sweet. Cocktails I find a bit too … Continue reading

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