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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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]

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Suburban Sunshine

It's amusing to go over the names of cocktail drinks -- many have sexual references, some are fanciful and nostalgic while others are simply romantic. Common denominator? Most … [Read more...]

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Pineapple margarita

If you're a long time reader, you'd know that my family never prepares a traditional noche buena. We stay away from "traditional" dishes because those retailers with no … [Read more...]

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A la dark chocolate martini

Martini is made with vodka. It so happened that when we made this drink, we were out of vodka. Speedy substituted gin so we couldn't really call it dark chocolate martini. … [Read more...]

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Passion fruit mojito

Yesterday, at the grocery, we were at the juice aisle choosing fruit juices that we could use for mixing cocktail drinks. Speedy got a cranberry juice while I chose passion … [Read more...]