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End of Summer Cocktail: Yes Way, Rośe!

Gin. Strawberry-lemon shrub. Rośe. Bitters. Looking at it, it doesn’t seem like much. Four ingredients. But it’s delightfully pink, packs a wallop, and is deliciously light which basically means it’s the perfect end of summer cocktail. This cocktail took me a bit of time to suss … it was my first time playing with bitters (and boy oh boy do they live up to their name). I had the OG

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Rosemary Gimlet

There’s something about old timey cocktails that puts a grin on my face. Maybe it has something to do with my fascination with Film Noir and the certain thrill that comes from sipping the same cocktail as the characters in the film. Or, in actuality, I’m finally hitting my “adult” stride where imbibing is concerned … I mean, NOTHING compares to a perfectly balanced cocktail. #youknowimright Gimlets have the benefit

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Ecto-Cooler Rum Punch

Ecto-Cooler holds a special place in my heart. If the late 80s had a taste, it would be this shockingly day-glo green drink (uh, Slimer-slime anyone?). Faux-tangerine has never tasted so good. I think, in part, my attraction to this crazy Hi-C drink had EVERYTHING to do with Slimer. Don’t get me wrong, I loved the Ghostbusters (the cartoon series was my JAM) – but I would fight anyone who

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Hey Bartender! Bring Me A Shrubbery! 3 ‘Shrub Drinks’ That Are Making A Comeback

Terrible Monty Python references aside, have you ever heard of a ‘shrub drink’? A ‘shrub’ refers to two different (but kind of the same) types of drinks that were popular in 17th and 18th century England and the again in Colonial America. The earlier drink was a fruit liqueur made with rum or brandy mixed with sugar and the juice or rinds of citrus fruit – think of mixing some of the lemon zest you use for

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5 Spooky Hors d ’Oeuvres For Any Halloween Shindig

It’s officially go time; Halloween is this Friday and if you’re planning on throwing a party – for kids and adults alike, now is the time to send out the invites! Since you’ll probably want to throw a spooky, Halloween themed party, I was able to scare up 5 of the most frightening finger foods you’ve ever tried. So go ahead and light the jack ‘o lanterns, dim the lights,

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