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Frozen Gin and Tonic

It’s hot in Portland. I was making my sons a frozen blueberry and lemonade smoothie after school and I thought to myself,  hmmm, if I put a gin and tonic in the blender will it be delicious?  And then I … Continue reading

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Festive Aperol Spritz

Aperol, where have you been all my life? You delicious, bitter-in-a-good-way, orangey, golden-pink, teensy-bit-sweet, apertivo! If you like Manhattans, or other not-too-sweet and slightly bitter flavors, you will really enjoy Aperol.  It’s an Italian apertivo that’s made with bitter orange, … Continue reading

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Lillet Spring Cocktail

Lillet Blanc is a French aperitif made from wine and herbs.  It has a wonderful, light and sweet fragrance and taste.  You can drink it chilled as-is, or use it in a variety of refreshing cocktails.  This one came from … Continue reading

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