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Winter Sunshine

Winter blues are banished by this bright and cheery cocktail! Makes one, but it’s easy to double. I planted mint in my garden several years ago and it never completely dies down in the winter. The leaves are a bit … Continue reading

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The Jungle Bird, a 70s classic tiki cocktail

  The Jungle Bird originated in Kuala Lumpur at the Hilton Hotel in 1978. What I love about it and what makes it different from most tiki drinks is the addition of Campari.  The Campari gives it a very slightly … Continue reading

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Basil Whiskey Soda

Basil and whiskey go together surprisingly well! This basil simple syrup is easy to make and is a great addition to a gin and tonic or even a glass of bubbles. I like Irish whiskey for its drinkability, my favorite … Continue reading

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Tamarind Whiskey Sour

If you’ve never tried tamarind before, it’s difficult to describe.  It’s a thick, sticky substance inside a long, brown pod.  You can buy it in the pod in some grocery stores, or in block form and it sort of resembles … Continue reading

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