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Drinks

Peachy Cosmo

Now this is a fantastic little cocktail! BBC Good Food calls it a Woo Woo, but I loathe that name, and, really, it is much more of a Peachy Cosmo served over ice. The original called for adding a splash … Continue reading

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Cherry Cosmo

We had some friends coming for a quick overnight at our place before we all briefly split up and then met again at our fave cabin in Door County, Wisconsin. So… Friends from back east who had never been to … Continue reading

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Tequila Lemonade

Yeh. So, the actual name for this drink, from the nice folx at delish.com is “Pink Señorita,” but I am not fully behind that as a drinks name, so my version is, and much more clearly, named “Tequila Lemonade.” And … Continue reading

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How’s About Some Sangria?

The weather is fine and the weekend upon us, so why not? This recipe is (loosely) based on the sangria served on Viking Cruises. Why loosely? Well, I used red wine instead of rosé, cherries in place of the called … Continue reading

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The Sherry on the Edge of Forever

For Christmas, a friend gave me this cookbook of cocktails based on Star Trek™ episodes and, since we were having her over for dinner, along with a number of other good friends, I was determined to make a signature drink … Continue reading

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Fireball Fizzz

It’s Monday; a holiday for some, and a pretty crappy winter storm day for others, so why not make a drink? Or three. We actually made these for a small dinner with friends in Saturday, and everyone seemed pretty happy … Continue reading

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Margarita Mimosas – For The Win!

So, YEH. The holidaze are almost here and, if your house is like ours, folk will be coming, so you might as well have a decent drink. And, really, this drink is a bit more than decent. Based on a … Continue reading

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Devil’s Advocate

In the fall, my husband’s thoughts turn to… Yeh, Fireball Whisky; and all of the autumnal stuff you can make with it. Like this here cocktail, which is wicked simple (once you’ve found the apple liqueur) and devilishly tasty (you … Continue reading

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Key Lime Margarita Mimosas

One of our fave places in the city is Frontera Grill, one of Rick Bayless’ always booked, always tasty Mexican restaurants. And my fave drink at Frontera is thier Margarita Mimosa, which goes as well with dinner as it does … Continue reading

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Strawberry Basil Spritzer – with Gin

Whenever our Book Club gathers, we make certain to include some sort of lovely fruit to enjoy as a part of the get together. Normally, that would be our favorite Fruit Salad, freshly decanted from whichever bottle(s) have caught our … Continue reading

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