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Pomegranate Gin Cocktail

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I was in charge of the cocktail for the New Year’s Day meal at my parents’ house, and I knew I wanted to do one that had gin at the base. After searching Pinterest, I can across this one. It’s refreshing and easy to put together, even in a large batch for punch. Recipe courtesy […]

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Boozy Spin on National Blueberry Month!

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July is officially in full swing and many are celebrating National Blueberry Month by heading to blueberry fields with family and friends. If you’re looking for more ways to incorporate all your freshly picked blueberries into seasonal recipes, why not try one of these delicious cocktails featuring Pomegranate Blueberry SPARKLING ICE. WINE SUPERCOOLER Ingredients: 1 Part […]

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Luna de Miel de Café (Honeymoon Coffee)

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2 oz. CoolBrew Chocolate Almond Coffee 1.5 oz.  Bushmills Irish Honey Whiskey 1.5 oz. heavy cream 1 T Wholesome Sweetners Cinnamon Agave Syrup 1 T vanilla extract (preferably homemade) Fill a cocktail shaker half-full with ice. Add the coffee, whiskey, cream, agave, and vanilla to the shaker. Shake gently until well combined. Pour into a […]

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Juice-Based Cocktails for the Summer (Fruit Cooler)

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Whether we are ready or not, summer is quickly upon us. Despite the heat and other things we’d rather forget about summer, it is the time for cool, refreshing, juicy cocktails. I’ve wanted a juicer for a long time, but most of them take up too much value countertop real estate in my kitchen. But […]

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Easter Bonnets

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From Virginia Hospitality 1 1/2 ounces vodka 1 1/2 ounces apricot brandy 1 1/2 ounces peach brandy 1/4 lemon, juiced Champagne Slice of orange, cherry, or pineapple Place the first 4 ingredients in a tall glass. Add ice to top of the glass and fill with champagne. Garnish with slice of orange, cherry, or pineapple. […]

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Lavender French 75

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from Love & Lemons Ingredients 2-4 teaspoons lavender syrup, to taste 4 tablespoons gin squeeze of lemon, to taste 4 tablespoons champagne ice, if you’re ingredients aren’t already chilled optional: sub sparkling water for champagne for a lighter cocktail lavender simple syrup*: about 5-7 little fresh lavender flowers 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup water Instructions […]

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>In Search Of…

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>the origin of the Mexican Martini. I’ve tried ordering it outside of Texas and get strange looks. I now know why: it’s a Texas creation, and more specifically, it looks like it is an Austin invention. After doing a little online research, I found that both the Cedar Door and Trudy’s claim to be the […]

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>Oprah's Pomegranate Martini

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>from: the show Oprah and Rachael Ray Throw a Holiday Party my note: I used Bacardi Limon instead of Absolute Citron or white tequila. One, because it was cheaper…and two, because Dustin doesn’t like dry alcoholic beverages. It was very good with the rum. I also found that using martini glasses, this made closer to […]

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>Sparkling White Sangria

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>from: Julissa Hernandez note: I got this recipe from Juli to use for a bridal shower I threw last summer. It was a great recipe and super easy to make. I kept her exact wording here, because that’s what makes recipes personal and special. 🙂 Buy cheap white wine (one of those BIIIIG jugs) 1 […]

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