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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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One pink drink

This tastes great with or without the alcohol, so you nondrinkers shouldn’t feel left out. Those making the nonalcoholic version may want to add a pinch of sugar. Watermelon coolers 7 cups watermelon, cubed 1 cup rum 1/4 cup Triple … Continue reading

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Watermelon two ways

One watermelon for two people goes a long way. So today we’re bringing you two watermelon recipes. That’s right kids, two! It’s only fitting really. This was a dual effort. While I chopped, and chopped, and chopped some more, Katherine … Continue reading

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Peach margaritas

Baby, it’s hot outside. Peach margaritas 4 peaches, skinned and pitted 3/4 cup fresh orange juice 1 ounce peach schnapps 1 cup tequila juice from half a lime ice Place ingredients in blender with several handfuls of ice. Blend until … Continue reading

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Fruity concoction No. 327

We put our heads together and tried to come up with a clever name for this drink and … nothing. So you tough readers (what are we Austen and have to call you gentle?) are welcome to help us out. … Continue reading

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Citrus-glazed chicken

I saw this recipe over at Sweet & Crumby on a day I had chicken defrosting and no plans in store for it. The timing was perfect and so was her post. I made a few tweaks, adding fresh mint, … Continue reading

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Minty-fresh limeade

It has come to our attention that some of our readers are teetotalers. So this drink’s for you. The rest of you lushes can spike the pitcher. Limeade with mint 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves 1 1/4 cups sugar 2  … 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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