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Tropical suburban sunset

Naming cocktail drinks can be a headache. The easiest technique is to simply enumerate the ingredients, but 3 fruit juices + silver tequila = delicious cocktail drink doesn't … [Read more...]

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Warm-me-up coffee

It's raining, cold and dark... Steaming hot coffee needs something more to really warm me up today. This drink┬áhas coffee liqueur, white creme de menthe and dark creme de … [Read more...]

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Brandy Alexander

Just who the Alexander is for whom the drink was named is a mystery. There are at least three claimants to the honor, one of them being Alexander II of Russia, … [Read more...]

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Lime, rum and basil cocktail

I've had this basil-vodka gimlet recipe on my Bookmarks bar for so long. I waited until our lime tree started bearing fruits again (it doesn't during the summer) then I waited … [Read more...]

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Cafe dulce de leche macchiato

It rained after lunch and I thought that the rest of the afternoon would be cool and cloudy -- the kind of weather that makes me want to curl up on the couch with my iPad and … [Read more...]

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Ginger and lemongrass fizz

In cocktail drinks lingo, a fizz is a cocktail drink with acidic juice and carbonated water. In layman terms, a fizz is soda water or other effervescent water. So, a drink … [Read more...]

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Affogato-style Silom Sunrise

Imagine Tequila Sunrise without orange juice but with pureed sweet ripe mangoes instead. The resulting mixed drink is thicker, richer, sweeter and, quite frankly, mesmerizing. … [Read more...]

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Mango martini. Wow.

Why this drink is labeled a martini is a mystery to me. A martini is a drink made with gin and vermouth but this cocktail drink has neither. The ingredients are fresh mango, … [Read more...]