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Cocktail Class 101 – The 25 Essential Drinks

Why mix drinks at home? Several reasons: 1. It’s a WHOLE lot cheaper than drinking out (safer too!) 2. It’s great fun to become the drink “chef” and mix your own. 3. You can generally …

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Key Lime Pie Mojito

I’ve found a formula for a spectacular Key Lime Pie Mojito.

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(YA) Basic Bloody Mary

Yet another basic Bloody Mary mix. Good, tasty, basic. Perfect for breakfast.

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Orange Dream Mimosas

What a great way to start a lazy, sunny, Sunday morning or a brunch with overnight guests. Ingredients 8 cups chilled Champagne 2 cups orange sherbet 1 cup whipping cream, whipped to soft peaks 8 mint sprigs 2 tangerines …

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Simply Sneaky Beach Cocktail

A kick-ass cocktail that will exactly fill a “Simply Lemonade” bottle (59 oz.) to be sneaky at the beach or pool! Ingredients 4 heaping tablespoons of Country Time lemonade powder 1 cup vodka1/3 cup triple …

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Wine Infographic Posters

An incredible resource of fresh tips, tricks and facts for learning about great wine. Best infographic posters anywhere about wine!

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DIY: Homemade Ginger Syrup to make Ginger Ale

Ginger Ale is a wonderful drink and it’s used as a base for so many fantastic cocktails. Vernor’s Ginger Ale is about the only thing I’ve found with enough ginger flavor but it’s very, very …

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Key Lime Cream Liquor – Margaritas and more!

I just found out about this stuff. It’s cool. It’s refreshing. KeKe Beach is a key lime liqueur and it mixes with just about anything. It has a creamy flavor of key lime pie with …

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DIY: Homemade Orange Soda

Tired of corn syrup and artificial flavor? Lusting for the real thing? Try making it yourself! Make orange syrup and mix with seltzer as-needed rather than a big batch at once. Ingredients 1 cup fresh …

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Emeril’s Bloody Mary Mix

In our Mid-Century Home we love a good Bloody Mary. Whether it’s for a special Sunday brunch or just kicking back on the patio, this is one of our favorite legal adult beverages. No one …

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