Category Archives: Beverages

Drinks

Cherry Pop Cocktail

Cheers to this refreshing, spring-y cocktail! And…shhhh – don’t tell, but it is made with Gin! See, the thing is, even folk who don’t care for gin will more than likely totally enjoy this – my friends certainly did. I … Continue reading

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Apple Pie Liquor

It’s Monday. It’s December. Let’s make some hooch. A friend gave us a bottle of this, made by a friend of hers, and, I have to say, it took me a while to get around to really using it. But, … Continue reading

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Apple of My Rye – A Fall Cocktail

We were having a small gathering to celebrate October birthdays, and I had come across an interesting looking apple cider and bourbon cocktail recipe. Except… I was nearly out of bourbon, totally out of apple cider, but, wait… I did … Continue reading

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Cherry Lemonade (with Rum!)

It was a hot and steamy August night and we had a few friends over for dinner. And drinks. Mostly, when we gather, we stick to wine, on this night a couple of lovely rosés from one of our fave … Continue reading

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Holidaze Bonus! Blushing Mimosas

If there is one thing holidaze gatherings call for, it is cocktails! One very nice thing about this particular cocktail, however, is that we discovered, quite by accident, as it happened, that it is pretty much as nice without the … Continue reading

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Roasted Pineapple Moscow Mule

Book Club was coming up, and that meant it was a good time to try out my wicked nizza Moscow Mule cups Ruth and Michael had given me for Christmas, and, it was also a great time to try out … Continue reading

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Mixed Berry Vodka – How Was It?

A bit over a month ago, I put a batch of Mixed Berry Vodka together to serve friends at the holidaze. The thing is, I got started late, because, stuff, and so, it has taken until this snowy January Saturday … Continue reading

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Mixed Berry Vodka

OK, so I am cheating a wee, tiny bit here. This image is actually from earlier this year, after my cherry vodka had steeped for three weeks and been decanted so that my friend, Barb, and I could enjoy some … Continue reading

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Blushing Mimosas

The holidaze are almost upon us, which means that it is high time to prepare a little sumpin’ sumpin’ sparkling and, with families gathering, more than likely with a bit of alcohol in it. My husband found this recipe on … Continue reading

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Parfait! Butterbeer

‘Tis the season… for Hallowe’en parties! And parties mean punch! Sooo, why not channel your inner Harry Potter (or Neville Longbottom or whomever) and whip up a batch of butterbeer? It is dead simple to make with just two ingredients, … Continue reading

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