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Fair & Warmer Cocktail

I’m a huge fan of Instagram. I love looking at all the pictures and discovering a story, a beautiful vintage piece of clothing or some tasty recipes for both food and cocktail. But sometimes it’s not just about the pictures….

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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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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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Heaven Sent Cocktail

If there’s one thing I love about spring it’s the boundless fresh fruit available. It all starts in March with strawberries and goes until late September when the last pluot and blackberry fall from their vines. What does fresh fruit…

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The Epilogue Cocktail

I’m a huge fan of Instagram. Like the thousands of people out there who also use the app, I love taking pictures of my food and posting them to share. But I also like following all my favorite bloggers and…

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Suburban Cocktail

Every time I think I’m out of retro cocktails, I find something new; or new to me. Such was the case with this week’s classic. I was looking for a whiskey drink since I’m such a fan of bourbon, rye…

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Port Au Prince Cocktail

Labor Day is tomorrow, and while that may not be the official end of summer, it certainly feels like it. The kids are back in school, there’s a little bit of a chill in the air and the sun is…

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Demerera Dry Float

One of the most common fruit juices used in tiki cocktails is pineapple. This has always been a problem for me because I’m allergic to pineapple. So, I’ve always either tried to find a drink without pineapple in it or…

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