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How to Make a Moscow Mule

1 Comment | Written on September 10, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Guess what?  Today is my birthday!

I know most people expect cake and candles for a birthday, but I felt like a celebratory cocktail.  If you have never tried a Moscow Mule, make one today and toast with me!   

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Pink Sangria for a Picnic in the Park

No Comments | Written on July 17, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

It is a proven, scientific fact that this refreshing summertime beverage tastes better when served in a canning jar.

Ok, that might not exactly be true, but it does make it much easier to take this Pink Sangria on a picnic!

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How to Make a Mint Julep

1 Comment | Written on April 27, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

With the weather getting warmer and Kentucky Derby next week, I figured it was a good time for a quick lesson on how to make the perfect Mint Julep!

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Anchorman Scotchy Scotch Scotch Milkshake Shots

1 Comment | Written on December 13, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

The second installment of “Anchorman” is set to hit theaters next week.  If you loved the first movie, I am sure you are well aware of all the quotable moments.  One that always stands out is Ron Burgundy’s love of the “Scotchy Scotch Scotch.”

This phrase became so legendary that Ben and Jerry’s even released a limited edition ice cream flavor in honor of the movie!

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5 Easy Holiday Hosting Tips!

1 Comment | Written on December 12, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

How is it that the “most wonderful time of the year” can also sometimes be the most stressful?  Hosting holiday gatherings can be a lot of work.  However, with a few tips and creative shortcuts, you can sit back, relax and be a guest at your own party!

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Halloween Cocktails

No Comments | Written on October 18, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

Halloween is right around the corner – time for some scary good cocktail ideas!

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Spiked Mango Lassi

1 Comment | Written on September 26, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

One of the things I am looking forward to in New York is exploring the restaurant scene.  The options are, quite literally, endless.

Whenever I have visited in the past, my sister and I have always found a time to enjoy a meal at our favorite Indian restaurant on the Upper West Side.  Everything on the menu is absolutely amazing with flavors so intricate and complicated, I wouldn’t dare try to recreate them at home.  There is one, however, that I thought I could swing – a Mango Lassi.

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Fireball Cocktail

5 Comments | Written on July 3, 2013 at 12:00 am , by

How about a “firecracker” of a cocktail to enjoy this 4th of July?  This mixed drink tastes just like a Hot Tamale candy.

Beware:  it is not for the faint of heart!  Sip at your own risk…


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Best Margarita Recipes to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

2 Comments | Written on May 3, 2013 at 12:00 am , by

How great is it that Cinco de Mayo is on a weekend this year?  If you ask me, it’s time to start mixing the margaritas right now!  Today I have assembled 10 of the best margarita recipes I know.  Some are on the rocks, others are blended.  Pick your favorites and get ready for a fiesta this weekend!

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Tropical Pink Sangria Recipe

No Comments | Written on April 18, 2013 at 12:00 am , by

This time of year is my absolute favorite in Southern California.  The sun is shining, there is a light breeze in the air, and it isn’t too hot outside just yet.  Days like today all I want to do is sit out on the patio and sip a glass of perfectly chilled rosé wine.

Every once in a while I like to have a little fun and turn a bottle of white zinfandel or rosé into Pink Sangria.  This sangria recipe has a tropical twist that is easy to make and even easier to sip and enjoy!

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