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Iced Tea: A Sweet Innovation

When I woke up Wednesday, I was all set to write you a post about scones. Then I walked into my the sweltering heat of my kitchen and all thoughts of baking instantly fled. 776 more words

Key Lime Daiquiri

Key Lime Daiquiri

2 oz Key West First Legal Rum
0.75 oz key lime juice
0.75 oz simple syrup

Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. 336 more words


MxMo: Let your nerd flag fly

It’s time again for Mixology Monday! This month’s theme comes from Rebecca at The Shrubbery (who makes exceedingly lovely shrubs by the way. You should definitely check them out.). 726 more words

Mixology Monday

Raspberry Simple Syrup

Every saturday I go to the Farmer’s Market at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn. It’s a 5 min walk from my lil apartment and definitely the highlight of my week. 325 more words

Cucumber Cooler

Although the days are getting shorter (I’m sure we don’t need to remind you), summer cocktails aren’t going away just yet! Sure, rose slushies are a thing, but somehow I keep coming back to gin. 169 more words


Mixing the Pisco Sour

We don’t often encounter the Pisco Sour, mainly because we don’t often encounter the Peruvian brandy called Pisco these days. (For that matter, we don’t seem to encounter very many brandy cocktails of any sort, but that’s another story.) 1,018 more words

Lime Juice

homemade ginger syrup for cocktails and mocktails

Every so often I see bottled simple syrup at the liquor store and roll my eyes. Making simple syrup is just so…simple. There’s no sense in buying it bottled, unless maybe you’re going camping or plan on mixing drinks in an area without clean water or a dearth of sugar. 181 more words