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Cara Cara Sparkler

February 13, 2015

Cara Cara Sparkler

I’m not a huge fan of Valentine’s Day, but I will never say no to a delicious cocktail or something chocolaty to acknowledge the occasion. February is kind of a non-eventful month, so it is nice to have an excuse to indulge. Continue Reading…

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Fresh Lemonade, Gin and Tonic

June 13, 2014

Lemonade, Gin and TonicI have to admit, I do like gin and tonics. I am pretty fussy though. There are only one or two brands of gin that I really like, I also like a lot of ice and there has to be a decent wedge of lemon. Without the lemon, it’s just not a gin and tonic. I am that crazy person that spends about three minutes squeezing all the lemon juice out before I dare take sip. Continue Reading…

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Spooky Martini

October 29, 2013

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I love Halloween as a celebration. It’s a welcome distraction from cold, dark evenings and impending winter. All the bright colored pumpkins and spooky decorations bring some cheer while we are waiting to get ready for Christmas. Continue Reading…

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Peach Lemonade

August 19, 2013

Peach Lemonade I promise this is the last peachy post for a while. I just keep finding so many great uses for delicious seasonal peaches. We do have peaches back home, but they usually have to travel a few thousand miles to get to us. Continue Reading…

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Paloma

July 27, 2013

Paloma

This is most delicious cocktail I know for those balmy summer evenings. I just read an article that said Seattle is the best place to experience summer in America, and so far it’s been true for me. The weather has been amazing. Continue Reading…

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Manhattan with Brandied Cherry

August 31, 2012

This is one man of a Manhattan with home-made brandied cherries. It looks and tastes deliciously sophisticated. I love cherries, but I hate those sickly sweet red ones, that they give you in cheap cocktails. They just taste of sugar and have a really weird texture. I sometimes wonder if they’re even cherries… So for this recipe, I decided to soak some fresh cherries in brandy, cinnamon, and orange zest to create the most fantastic cocktail cherry. Continue Reading…