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Lavender Simple Syrup

A while ago, I bought some lavender to make some tea.  The tea was nice but I bought quite a large bag so  I had a lot of leftover. 286 more words



I tend to be on seasonal quests for unbeatable mixed drinks, looking for, say, the bar that makes its own tonic for G&Ts or the… 1,332 more words


Citrus Bourbon Slushies


  • 1 cup bourbon whiskey (we used Jim Beam)
  • ¾ cup fresh lime juice
  • 10 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (we used 8 tablespoons)
  • 1 ¾ cups simple syrup (We did a 50:50 ratio of sugar and water with our simple syrup and let it cool down to room temperature afterwards)
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Water Tribe's Frozen Vodka Blizzard

I had thought for sure I had lost this recipe, and then I found it sitting in the drafts for the blog and I was pleasantly surprised. 318 more words

Rhubarb Shrub for Mocktails or Cocktails

I found this rhubarb shrub recipe from epicurious.com and knew right away I had to make it. My husband’s garden is filled with beautiful rhubarb so I’m making all of my favorite rhubarb recipes and posting them over the next few weeks. 265 more words

Garden To Table

Lavender Spritzer

And so begins the quest for refreshing summer drinks…

I drink about a cup of lavender tea each day during the winter months.  Lavender has one of those distinctive tastes that you either love or hate.   236 more words


The Brandy Crusta

Among cocktail classics is the Brandy Crusta. It is a drink all but forgotten long ago but still finding a small foothold among artisan bartenders in places where the art is respected. 158 more words

Clever Cocktails