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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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Ahoy Skipper

Drink enough of these and you too may be marooned on a lonely island after a two-hour tour. The Skipper 3 oz rye whiskey 1 oz dry vermouth 4 oz fresh orange juice 4 drops grenadine Fill mixing glass with … 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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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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The Gin Blossom

If the drink title has you humming a tune from the 1990s we apologize. Actually, we don’t, that was a good decade for music. If you’re too young to remember the ’90s, please don’t tell us. The Gin Blossom 1 … Continue reading

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When Zombies Attack: A Movie, Music and Cocktail Marathon

Since we won’t have a weekly cocktail post until after Halloween — longer if there’s a zombie apocalypse and the power goes out — we’re posting our scariest drink yet a few days early. Scary as in that’s a lot … Continue reading

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Salty Dogs

While our dogs can be quite ornery, we’re looking at you Coltrane, it’s a Wednesday so we’re of course talking cocktails. This is a simple one. We used 100 percent juice. (It was on sale!) But fresh is always best. … Continue reading

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Citrusy Sangria

This is a great way to use up value wine when it seems to not be up to snuff. Use any assortment of fruit as long as there are fresh orange and lemons. Sangria 1 bottle tolerable red wine 1 … Continue reading

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Breezy drinks

If a psycho killer in an airport bar guesses you drink this, do not get on his plane. Don’t order a Bay Breeze thinking the substitution of pineapple juice for grapefruit juice will save you. It won’t. Sea Breeze 1- … Continue reading

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Crimson cosmos all around

We love all the new flavors of 100 percent juice on the market. We love it even more when they’re on sale, which happened recently. Ocean Spray has a number of tempting 100 percent juices and the store brands seem … Continue reading

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