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Tag: booze

preserving cherries: macerated sour cherries + cherry pit vodka

Sour cherry season has just ended here in BC and those plump, sweet, dark cherries from the Okanagan are almost gone from our local markets. But there is a way to preserve all that cherry goodness. Freezing is a no-brainer…

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pink margarita on the rocks

I’m a big believer in necessity being the mother of invention. Earlier this week after a rousing game of tennis at our local park, I came home thirsty and water could only quench so much. What I really wanted was…

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the aviation cocktail: in a new york state of mind

When my husband and I were planning on where to take our big vacation for the year, New York City seemed like a no-brainer. Neither one of us had ever been there before and we figured if we were going…

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3 of my favorite words: bourbon ice cream

I made this ice cream a while ago and I think its time for a repeat double scoop. This ice cream is actually low in fat and is adapted from a Mark Bittman recipe called “cornstarch ice cream”. When you…

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totally evil drunken sauce

July is nearly all gone and for me it went way too quickly. I had a nasty cough for most of the month and was bogged down with work. However, I did go to a baseball game, watched a drive-in…

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root beer cake topped with “root” cream

When I went to San Francisco recently I had a small mission to accomplish: buy¬†Root liquor. Root is a traditional spirit produced by a group of Philly artists known as Art in the Age and they’ve created this root beer…

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hot toddy: hot buttered rum

It’s true that adding butter to a beverage seems a bit strange but at the same time I was curiously attracted to that kind of naughtyness. And naughty it is! It’s a rich, hot, sweet drink with complex flavours and a definite kick thanks to the rum. It was delicious and it warmed our insides completely.

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