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Coctel Adelita

It kicks. Seriously. Five shots of tequila and one shot of Kahlua, and, well... it should kick. It's a good thing that I took photos before I downed the glass of Coctel Adelita. If I had insisted on sampling it before taking … [Read more...]

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Sam’s rum, lychee and lemon cocktail

The recipe was born as an afterthought. Sam loves lychees -- canned, for convenience -- and her favorite thing to do with them is to make a lychee smoothie by roughly pureeing the fruits in a blender along with the syrup, … [Read more...]

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Orange juice and beer

Yes, the title is correct. That mug contains a mixture of orange juice and beer. And although I admit that I balked at the thought for a few seconds, I told myself not to forget that very important lesson in the kitchen or … [Read more...]

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For St. Patrick’s Day: after dinner mint

After a quick trip to the market, Speedy checked his Facebook account, found a lot of Happy St. Patrick's Day greetings from his family, relatives and friends in the U.S. and asked if I had posted anything for St. Patrick's … [Read more...]

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Tequila cranberry cocktail

If you're looking for the easiest cocktail drink recipe ever, you just found it. Two parts tequila plus five parts cranberry juice plus ice cubes. But, surely, there's a recipe worth writing or, at the very least, a few tips … [Read more...]

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Celery Julep with Jack Daniels

You might have seen Matt and Ted Lee on Unique Eats. And you might have seen and heard them talk about celery julep, a drink associated with the American South. Speedy was so roused with the unlikely idea of making a cocktail … [Read more...]

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Iced tea mojito

You can prepare this drink in two ways -- as a cocktail drink or as a non-alcoholic iced beverage. If course, the non-alcoholic version won’t be a anything similar to a mojito and you can call it anything you like. Like … [Read more...]

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New York cocktail

And there it goes again -- the reference to the Super Bowl. This drink from The Slow Roasted Italian, called the New York Cocktail, was “invented” in honor of the New York Giants which I’ve only vaguely heard … [Read more...]