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Drink of the Day: Canadian Cherry

Drink of the Day: Canadian Cherry

October 22, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Canadian whisky is a great spirit to use as the base to any whisky cocktails.  Here is a great example of that.  As aromatically enjoyable as it is tasty, this is a nice pre-dinner treat to ready yourself for a nice hearty meal.  The citrus and maraschino liqueur in moderation bring the good notes of […]

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Drink of the Day:  Green Apple Tequini

Drink of the Day: Green Apple Tequini

October 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

This is the time of year when I start thinking about some apple pie with a nice hot cup of coffee for the last course of any meal.  In case you want to take a shortcut and drink your dessert, here’s something you may have some interest in. A nice combination of apple and melon […]

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Drink of the Day:  Grape Nehi

Drink of the Day: Grape Nehi

October 20, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Monday!  What a nice and relaxing weekend it was.  Now, it is back to the work week.  Let’s kick it off with a nice and powerful vodka cocktail to get it going in the right direction for you. A flavor-filled cocktail that is easy to make and quite refreshing, using fresh lemon to give […]

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Drink of the Day: Dorian Gray Frappe

Drink of the Day: Dorian Gray Frappe

October 16, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

A Happy Birthday shout-out goes to Oscar Wilde, who was an Irish Playwright and one known for his outlandish lifestyle back in his days.  He lived a short life, but his work lives on.  One of those works was the novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray.  The Drink of the Day is named after this book. […]

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Drink of the Day: Kentucky Blizzard

Drink of the Day: Kentucky Blizzard

October 15, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Hump Day, everyone!   Mid-week is here, so we are headed downhill from here on out to get to the weekend.  Here’s a nice and sweet bourbon cocktail for you to celebrate your Wednesday with. Here, in the Mid-West, the leaves are quickly turning into a variety of many vibrant hues.  This Drink of […]

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Drink of the Day:  San Sebastian

Drink of the Day: San Sebastian

October 14, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

A perfect name for a nice and citrusy gin / rum combination that is enriched with lemon and grapefruit to give you that tropical feel.  A party go-to that will go down nice and easy with your party munchies, this one will surely be a hit with all your guests. The autumn season is in full swing.  Here’s […]

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Drink of the Day:  Stormy Colada

Drink of the Day: Stormy Colada

October 13, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

When I took my first sip of this cocktail, I was amazed at the complexity of flavors that hit every taste bud as I took my first swallow.  A very easy drink to make and a surprisingly flavorful beverage.  Being a fan of rum, I was more than convinced that this was going to be […]

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Drink of the Day:  Airmail Champagne Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Airmail Champagne Cocktail

October 12, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s another champagne cocktail for you to enhance the Sunday Brunch experience.  It’s nice to have an assortment of these types of drinks in your recipe book, so you can satisfy all tastes when you are having guests over for that early-in-the-day get together. Nothing like a little enhancer with the bubbly.  Just keep in […]

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Drink of the Day: Xanax Cocktail

Drink of the Day: Xanax Cocktail

October 9, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Good Thursday Morning, everyone.  This has been a long week this week for your’s truly.  Hence the introduction to this cocktail today.  The season change has taken a toll on the sinuses for the past week.  This will help knocking it out of my system.  If not, after one or two of these, I won’t […]

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Drink of the Day:  The Last Word

Drink of the Day: The Last Word

October 8, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The middle of the week is here.  This has been a long and enduring week for me, so I wanted something that would be a memorable and worthy drink today.  I think I found one. There is a reason for this being called what it is.  There is no doubt that there is nothing more to […]

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