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Porto FlipFeatured

During the holidays I prefer three kinds of cocktails. Thick and frothy, hot or sparkling. No matter which way I go, they’re always rich, delicious and the perfect kind of drink to have during these festive times. If the drink…

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Applejack Rickey Cocktail

We’re nearing the end of November and that means we’ll soon be in the thick of holiday mayhem. The holidays means it’s time to pull out the bourbon, whiskey, Applejack and bubbles… lots and lots of bubbles. Those bubbles can…

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Honeymoon Cocktail

A few weeks ago I made a delicious fall cocktail called the Harvest Moon which is made with Applejack, lime juice and orgeat. It’s a great fall cocktail that’s perfect for this time of year because of the apple liquor….

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Twelve Mile Limit

Now that Halloween has passed, I start looking toward the next big holidays of Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s. With the holidays come more cocktails and those cocktails are usually made with Applejack, brandy, bourbon or rye. Why those…

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Bloody Smile

One of the benefits of being a cocktail blogger is that I get to try various liquors on occasion. Last week was such an occasion. I drove into Koreatown to try two new gins from Australia called Four Pillars. The…

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Royal Smile

As you know when fall hits, I change my liquor consumption. One of my favorite fall liquors is Applejack. I’ve done a lot of Applejack recipes over the years, but I’m always excited to find more, especially when they’re classics….

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Harvest Moon

It’s October and that means apple season is in full swing. I love apples. I’ve been eating them since I was a kid. As a matter of fact I ate them by the handful. While they used to be Granny…

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Palmetto

I’m a big movie fan. I like the new releases, but I’m especially partial to the classics. With all the sequels and remakes coming out in this day and age, it can be hard to find a good film. Honestly,…

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Twentieth Century

Kenneth Branaugh has a new movie coming out in November. Actually it’s not a new movie, it’s a remake. But it’s a remake of a great film which was an adaptation of an even greater novel. It’s Agatha Christie’s Murder…

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Queen’s Park Swizzle

Ever heard of a swizzle? Neither had I.  But that’s one of the great things about researching classic cocktails: I get to discover vintage drinks all the time. Drinks like the swizzle which is a tall, frosty cocktail that’s perfect…

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Bramble on the Bay

During the summer I love icy, cold cocktails that have some fizz. One of my favorites is the mojito. It’s light and refreshing and that fizz makes it a perfect summer drink. While I enjoy the classic which is just…

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