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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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Boxcar

When I think of gin drinks that are served in cocktail glasses, the martini is the first to come to mind. But it turns out there are lots of cocktails that use gin and are served up in martini glasses:…

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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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Vesper Cocktail

Did you know that Monday is National Martini Day? Since I’m such a big fan of the classic cocktail, of course I’m going to celebrate and I want you to celebrate with me. Unfortunately I already have a martini on…

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Southside Cocktail

Now that World Whiskey Day has passed, I can get back to those lighter gin and vodka cocktails that I love to drink during the summer. This one is super easy and you probably have all the ingredients you need…

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Brooklyn Cocktail

Tomorrow is World Whiskey day, so I thought I’d take a break from gin and vodka and bubbles and go back to what I love best: whiskey. Yes, I’m a huge whiskey girl. But not just any whiskey, I prefer…

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Caprice

We’re coming to the end of April. But you know that that means… May flowers! Remember? April showers bring May flowers? But those showers also bring spring, and spring means lighter, fruity cocktails. When I think of lighter cocktails I…

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