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Tinsel Mary

​I never used to be a big Bloody Mary fan. I mean, I loved tomato juice and I loved vodka, but for some reason when those two liquids were mixed together, my taste buds went cold. But I knew other…

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Porto Flip

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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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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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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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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Corn ‘N’ Oil Cocktail

Last summer I discovered how much I love tiki drinks when I devoted my whole summer to recreating them for the blog. While all the drinks were absolutely delicious, the various citrus juices and mixers made it difficult to taste…

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Merciless Virgin

I’ve been doing a lot of gin and vodka cocktails this summer because like I’ve said in the past, I prefer drinking the lighter liquors when the weather gets warm. But this week I’m making a tiki cocktail because if…

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Pegu Club Cocktail

If there’s one thing that goes well with gin and vodka (my two liquors of choice during the spring and summer) it’s citrus juice. That pop of tart flavor melds very nicely with the lighter liquors which is why it’s…

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