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Basil Watermelon Lemonade

I hope everyone is having a lovely long weekend and doing something fun to celebrate Labor Day! 367 more words


Ritual drinking: the Ephemeral Mint Julep

The most notable (and infamous) ritual food in my family was the Christmas goose. Oh, how my mother reviled even the smell of that great, fatty, oven-greasing bird; she taught the rest of us to hate it, too, just as she and her sister had for decades. 1,193 more words

Bourbon - Rye

Fresh Berries Make A Drink Better

Every Thursday I check out the local farmers market for fresh fruit and other ingredients.

This week I made a simple syrup with blackberries, raspberries and blueberries. 382 more words


Fresh Berries with Bourbon Whipped Cream

I made a lime infused simple syrup to toss my berries in! Yum. To add some different texture to this dessert I made crunchy toffee lacy cookies. 178 more words

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How To: Candied Citrus Zest

I love candied citrus zest! It’s an easy way to make a simple sweet impressive. AND it gives you two incredibly delicious and useful products: candy zest and flavored simple syrup! 196 more words


A Healthy Cocktail to Try: The Watermelon Martini

Want a refreshing and summery (alcohol-optional) cocktail recipe–one that happens to be loaded with antioxidants? Try this yummy creation …

Watermelon is a rich source of lycopene, an antioxidant believed to help reduce your risk for heart disease. 233 more words


Simple Syrup 2.0

So this is so easy and awesome it’s stupid. I was listening to NPR and they were saying you can add fruit to simple syrup which can be made into drink mixers, or italian sodas. 103 more words

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