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Mixed Berry Cocktail


  • 1 oz blue raspberry vodka
  • 1 oz white rum
  • Mixed berry juice
  • Fresca
  • Fresh raspberries

After a delightful canyon drive in the jeep and a small nature hike, we got home and started making dinner and I just whipped this together. 36 more words

Happy Hour

WTGW 8/16/17: Hibachi Japan,Cuyahoga Falls

It’s Ted’s pick this week, which means that yet again we started out at one place but had our meal at another. I’m sensing a trend here. 1,825 more words

New Places

A (Probably) True History of the Cocktail

To determine who made the first cocktail, or even what the first cocktail was, is a fool’s errand.  While many will agree that cocktails are an American invention starting with the Sazerac and Jerry Thomas’ book, How to Mix Drinks, or the Bon Vivant’s Companion in 1862, it’s been heavily written that cocktails could have originated from London in the 1700s when Stoughton Bitters were mixed with wine or brandy as a hangover cure.   399 more words


Drinks Gone Bad: The First

These are alcoholic drinks. These are things NOT to do.

So, the background:

One of my favorite drinks to order at a bar, possibly my favorite, is called a Sasha. 169 more words


Sparkle & Glitter! GDP Theme challenge.

Hi Crafty friends

I escaped the very, very rainy day here in the UK and played along with this week’s Global Design Project Theme Challenge… 237 more words

WTGW 8/2/17: The Dougout, Richfield

Ah, The Dougout. Why have we avoided you all this time? I’m sure we had a reason at some point … and if I had to guess I would say it had something to do with a rumor we heard somewhere when we mentioned the name of the place, probably accompanied by that weird scrunchy face people make when we speak the name of some bar/restaurant they wouldn’t set foot in. 1,405 more words

New Places

Green Apple Martini - a modern classic

I owe the green apple martini a lot. It may seem like a strange thing to say, but it was only in trying to track down the elusive green apple syrup that I discovered the fantastic range of Monin syrups. 410 more words

Cocktail Recipes