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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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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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Easy Street

When the weather gets warm, I like to relax in the back yard with a clear cocktail in one hand and a book or magazine in the other. My favorite drinks are those that are easy to shake up, have…

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Hawaiian Sunset Cocktail

When I think of tiki cocktails I think of rum. Lots and lots of rum. So, you can understand my surprise when several of the cocktails listed in the new Smuggler’s Cove tiki book don’t list rum as the number…

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The Balalaika vs. The Kamikaze

If you’re anything like me you spent plenty of your college days (or nights) at bars pounding your fair share of Kamikaze shots. They were waaaaay better than tequila shots and had the same effect – quick intoxication. But I’ve…

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Queen’s Cousin Cocktail

The Academy Awards are Sunday and if you’re anything like me, you’ll be plunked down in front of the television starting around 2 or 3 in the afternoon and not moving until at least 9 when that long awards show…

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White Russian

I know the White Russian isn’t really considered a holiday drink, but it’s white-ish and it’s made with 2 different kinds of alcohol so I thought it would fit with this festive season. The fact that it’s super easy to…

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Red Devil

Last week I did a post on the Rangoon Ruby – a lovely cocktail made with my all time favorite juice – cranberry. I’m such a fan, in fact, last week wasn’t my first post using the popular mixer. I’ve…

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Rangoon Ruby

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts I’m a huge fan of cranberry juice. I’d drink it all the time if I could. While it’s true I prefer to drink my cranberry with vodka or rum, I’m plenty happy drinking my…

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Sea Breeze

If you’ve been watching my Instagram posts over the past few days, you know that I’ve been spending some much needed time in the sun with my family on a lovely tropical island. Since I’m lucky enough to be drinking…

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Harvey Wallbanger

I’ve been wanting to do this cocktail for ages for a couple reasons. First it’s made with two of my favorite ingredients, orange juice and vodka, and second it was supposedly named after a surfer based out of Manhattan Beach,…

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