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Rufus Reruns: G is for Gin

Someone in this house really, really, really loves her gin. We’ll be back next week with a new cocktail. In the meantime, here are some of our gin-soaked favorites. Pink Gin The Vesper Salty Dogs The Gimlet The Tom Collins … Continue reading

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The Orange Blossom

Here is another classic cocktail that many people like. We hated it. It does taste a little better if the fresh orange juice is increased to 1.5 ounces but all in all not a cocktail we will revisit. The Orange … Continue reading

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Giving Them the Bee’s Knees

Dagnabit, Greg is not supposed to feature the kitchen counter in any pictures. Guess we’ll have to reshoot that. Anyway, we think Lauren over at Gourmet Veggie Mama is the Bee’s Knees, so when we saw this drink over at … Continue reading

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The Red Kiss

We saw this drink in one of our battered well-used cocktail books. It normally calls for dry vermouth but since we had an abundance of Lillet a change up was in order. The Red Kiss 1 ounce Lillet 1/2 ounce … Continue reading

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Gin and Juice

We couldn’t help getting Snoop in our head when we created this one even though we’re pretty sure it’s not what he had in mind. Laid back. With my mind on my money and my money on my mind. Gin … 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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The White Lady, two ways

Because there’s more than one way to make this great gin cocktail. Greg’s version 2 ounces gin 1 ounce Cointreau or triple sec 1 1/2 ounces lemon juice Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with ice, shake and strain into … Continue reading

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