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Lemon Drop #2

By Katherine Can I pour a drink or what? Sure, Greg took that beautiful photo, but the behind the scenes drinker pouring, that was me. I didn’t spill a drop. Lemon Drop #2 2 ounces vodka 1 ounce limoncello 1/2 … Continue reading

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Drinks from Down Under

My wife recently picked up a copy of My Grill by Pete Evans, an Australian chef. The recipes are making me salivate — mixed kabobs with beer damper… Indian-spiced grilled fish in banana leaves… trout with mild mushrooms, proscuitto and … Continue reading

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Frigid Russian

Because it’s just too dang hot for a White Russian…. Frigid Russian 2 cups Vanilla ice cream 1 ounce Kahlua 1/2 ounce vodka chocolate syrup to taste Maraschino cherry for garnish Blend ice cream and liquors in blender. If mixture … 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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Raspberry Cheesecake Martini

This is a delicious concoction. Unfortunately it requires the use of Chambord and there is no cheap substitute available on the market that tastes even close. It does use a small amount though. Raspberry Cheesecake Martini Shaker filled with ice … Continue reading

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Limoncello Cream Drop Martini

We love limoncello on the rocks and spiked in tea, drizzled over ice cream, cheesecake, and of course as a main ingredient in a martini. Limoncello Cream Drop Martini 1 ounce vanilla vodka 1 ounce limoncello twist of lemon Combine … Continue reading

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German Chocolate Cake Martini

A close friend of mine came up with this delicious martini. I really like the fact that it uses coconut rum because, unless my sister in law is in town, I have absolutely no use for the stuff otherwise. I … Continue reading

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Vanilla Vodka

I normally hate commercially flavored vodkas. They are almost always too sweet and the flavor overpowers the senses. Unfortunately, I like the idea of vanilla vodka for many drinks. The solution was to make an infusion myself. It is surprising just … Continue reading

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Bloody Mary

In the senior year of college my roommates and I threw some fairly wild parties. Parties that didn’t end till the next day at the earliest. I discovered that my body required certain food stuffs and vitamins to keep going … Continue reading

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Martini Me

Is there really any other cocktail that says refined and drunken bum at the same time? More importantly, how can drinks made entirely of liquors not known for their taste be so good? Now to be fair I am only … Continue reading

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