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Drink of the Day:  Baja Blues

Drink of the Day: Baja Blues

May 5, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, one should know the actual history and why Mexico celebrates this date. This date signifies a major victory over French troops who were trying to take over Mexico.  The battle occurred on the Fifth of May in the year 1862, in the town of Puebla.  The Mexican troops were poorly equipped […]

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Drink of the Day: Bushwacker

Drink of the Day: Bushwacker

May 4, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

May the fourth be with you! Ah, yes.  It is all downhill from here, folks.  I feel that now that we are into May, we will no longer see many more cold nights and frosty mornings.  Here in Northeast Ohio, we actually hit 80 degrees F yesterday.  Man, did it feel great!  Now I am […]

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Drink of the Day:  Free Silver

Drink of the Day: Free Silver

May 3, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Good morning and a Sunday Funday to you all!  A beautiful day is in the forcast for us in my neck of the woods.  A great relaxing day on the patio is in store, with some springtime grilling and cold beverages.  Maybe, just maybe, some yardwork will get done…..but, there is always tomorrow! I have an […]

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Drink of the Day:  Mint Julep

Drink of the Day: Mint Julep

May 2, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

In what is called the “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports”, the Kentucky Derby will be running its 141st race; the longest running horse race and the first leg of the sport’s Triple Crown.  Today, I am introducing a cocktail that has been a tradition to this event since 1938….officially. It is said in race […]

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Drink of the Day:  Jamaica Me Crazy

Drink of the Day: Jamaica Me Crazy

April 30, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

I’ll give you three guesses on what the main ingredient is in this cocktail.  A simple, yet tasty, beverage that will take you less than a minute to prepare and one that you will go back to time and again due to it’s flavor.  Plus, it has a fun name.  How can you go wrong? […]

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Drink of the Day:  Robert Burns

Drink of the Day: Robert Burns

April 29, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Happy Hump Day! As I sit here, enjoying the flavor and aroma of my first cup of coffee, I look outside the window to see the slight morning frost sitting comfortably on the grass in my backyard.  It’s a reminder that we still have yet to hit the warm and acceptable temperatures of the season.  It […]

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Drink of the Day:  Mariposa

Drink of the Day: Mariposa

April 28, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

We are getting so close to the pool season here in the Midwest.  To help you get in the mood, here is a cocktail that will help you do so. A rum and brandy combination with some notes of citrus, then sweetened with some grenadine, you will be sure to get in the right mindset […]

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Drink of the Day:  Funky Monkey

Drink of the Day: Funky Monkey

April 27, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

A good Monday morning to you!  Time to get on the thinking cap and prepare yourself for another work week. Sometimes, it’s a little difficult to do that, isn’t it?  I woke up this morning kinda in a funk.  Felt like Bill Murray did in the movie, “Groundhog Day”, where he would wake up and […]

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Drink of the Day:  Amaretto Cooler

Drink of the Day: Amaretto Cooler

April 26, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Since it’s Sunday, and we are getting close to having the weather in the Midwest to enjoy a good barbecue, I felt that today would be a good day to show you a cocktail that you can enjoy while cooking up some fine cuisine on the grill. Amaretto is a nice addition to your beverage […]

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Drink of the Day:  Tainted Kool Aid

Drink of the Day: Tainted Kool Aid

April 24, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

We have finally made it to Friday!  Hope everyone is getting their plans lined up for some fun activities with some family and friends. Here’s one I introduced on here a couple years ago that will make a perfect intro into the weekend.  A sweet and nutty combination which, when all said and done, has […]

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