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Chrysanthemum Cocktail

Ever heard that age old saying “April showers bring May flowers”? Well, evidence all around me suggests it’s true. Everywhere I look these days from my garden to the farmers market there are rows and rows of flowers. So, I…

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Income Tax Cocktail

I have some bad news. Today, unfortunately, is tax day. Yes, it’s the most dreaded day of the year. It’s the day when we as Americans must tally up all earnings over the past year, fill out that awful little…

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Forum Cocktail

In case you didn’t know, the newest Bond movie opens today, and as I’m sure you all know, Bond loves his martinis. He takes them with vodka “shaken not stirred”. I’m also a vodka martini fan. But the original martini…

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Creole Cocktail

If you’re a Manhattan fan, you’re going to love this week’s cocktail. If you’re not… just wait until next week. Since it’s the last week of Bourbon Heritage Month, I had to bring you at least one more bourbon cocktail….

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Americano

Next Friday is July 4th so I thought I’d bring you a couple patriotic cocktails over the next two weeks to help celebrate. Today’s option is the Americano, a serious drink that requires a strong palate. This isn’t some sicky…

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Gibson vs. Gimlet

Normally I do one cocktail on Fridays. But today when I was trying to decide what to mix up, I had an interesting conversation with Hubs: Me: Will you drink a Gimlet if I make it for the blog? Hubs:…

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Derby Cocktail

Sound the bugle and grab your nicest hat, the Kentucky Derby is tomorrow. That means Churchill Downs will be swarming with people cheering on their favorite steed and enjoying a bourbon-based cocktail. While the Mint Julep is most definitely the…

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Rob Roy

My husband and I love cocktails. When we go out to dinner, we never look at the wine list. Instead we ask to see the cocktail menu, especially if there’s a page (or two) devoted to martinis. My alcohol of…

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