Tag Archives: mixed drinks

Bloody Maria

Because there is tequila and tomato juice in the cupboard. Bloody Maria 2-3 oz Reposado tequila 2 dashes Tapatio 3 dashes angostura bitters 1 oz fresh lemon juice 1/8 tsp Old Bay seasoning 1 oz pickled jalapeno brine 5.5 oz … Continue reading

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Roman Rasta

We don’t drink nearly enough coffee cocktails, but this drink just might change that. Roman Rasta 1 1/2 oz Sambuca 1/2 oz spiced rum fresh-brewed coffee whipped cream cinnamon sugar Pour liquors into the bottom of a coffee mug. Top … 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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The Red Lion

We don’t often drink Grand Marnier mixed into cocktails. We prefer to simply indulge in the liqueur by itself. But we had just a tad bit left and had just bought a new bottle so we headed over to the … Continue reading

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Rufus Turns Four

Today marks four years since we started our blog. We’d like to thank all of our regular readers, those who’ve been with us since the start and those who joined a bit later. You’ve been a wonderful source of encouragement … Continue reading

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Cool Thanksgiving Drinks

The first Thanksgiving we lived in the South we had just moved into our first house. Katherine excitedly threw on a sweater, popped some baked brie in the oven and lit a fire. The sweater was shed and the brie … Continue reading

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Pear Hot Toddies

On with our quest to use up an overstock of homemade jam. Katherine recently used pear preserves to create a champagne cocktail, so when we were given a batch of homemade pear butter we made a similar concoction to give … Continue reading

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Ramos Fizz

We got this classic cocktail recipe from Epicurious. The trick is in the double shaking and soda water trickle. Ramos Fizz 2 oz gin (we like Hendrick’s) 1 dash orange flower water 1 egg white 1 tbsp heavy cream 1 … Continue reading

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Elderflower Martini

This comes from the St. Germain website. St. Germain is one of those liquors that has no cheap counterpart that tastes even close, so pony up the bucks because it is good stuff. We garnished with a lemon, but a … Continue reading

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Peppery Pisco

It’s been a summer of Pisco at our house. We needed some inspiration for new ways to serve the liquor and found this fun cocktail called the Sargent Pepper 100 over at the Pisco 100 website. It uses grapefruit juice … Continue reading

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