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Negroni Spritz

Italians are the best at cocktail hour. In Italy if you sit down for a cocktail in a bar they will bring you a delicious assortment of bar snacks at no charge. Apertivi, the drinks you might have before dinner … 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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Cocktail Party!

This is the perfect week for a cocktail party.  There are just a few days left before you make your clean-living New Year’s resolution, so now is your chance to live it up! I like to have one or two … Continue reading

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French Rose 75

A few months back I posted about a classic cocktail from the early 1900’s.  It is one of the first cocktails that was invented in America called the French 75.  It’s a delicious lemony champagne and gin cocktail, and if … Continue reading

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Two Lemony Cocktails

          The French 75 The French 75 is a classic drink and one of the very first cocktails.  It was first made in 1915 in New York City and was named after the powerful French 75mm … Continue reading

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Cava and Rose Cocktail

This is a lovely, festive champagne cocktail for any holiday party. I came back from San Francisco with some wonderful dried rosebuds that I bought in a tea shop in Chinatown.  They make the most delicately fragranced tea.  I love … Continue reading

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Cava and Rose Cocktail

I came back from San Francisco with some wonderful dried rosebuds that I bought in a tea shop in Chinatown.  They make the most delicately fragranced tea.  I love the scent and flavor of rose, but I’m not really much … Continue reading

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