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Archive for December, 2012

My Sixth Day of Drinks

Posted on: December 26th, 2012 by Teresa

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Self – indulgence The best has been saved for last. I always enjoy all of these five cocktails; they make scrumptious treats. Yet, the citrus flavours mixed with the distinctive herbaceous quality of Campari stand out. The Epilogue to my quest Certainly the Pineapple Tuesday was delicious. However, it occurred to me that I would […]

My Fifth Day of Drinks

Posted on: December 25th, 2012 by Teresa

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An Adventure in Gin – the final chapter My fondness for gin led me on a quest that finally ended in Las Vegas. I had been searching for a delicious, refreshing yet not syrupy sweet gin based cocktail for quite some time. Of course, Gin and Tonic stands out along with the Martini as the […]

My Fourth Day of Drinks

Posted on: December 23rd, 2012 by Teresa

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As American as an Apple Pie Martini Perhaps this cocktail reflects my tendency to become nostalgic and homesick at this time of year. For the most part I enjoy living in a small city that’s nearly a thousand years’ old, located in a country that’s about the size of Indiana. However, now and then, I […]

My Third Day of Drinks

Posted on: December 22nd, 2012 by Teresa

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I’ve a thing for puns involving people’s names. Rustle at this time of year invokes the sounds of wrapping paper and ribbon as we prepare for the big moment to come. I’m convinced cocktails and cheesy music should accompany this and you’ll find the Russelling Orange Blossom suits the occasion. It’s easy to prepare and […]

My Second Day of Drinks

Posted on: December 21st, 2012 by Teresa

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The world’s still Here; let’s put on the Ritz It’s not the end of the world today. Had I planned this more carefully, I would have given you a tequila based cocktail for the 21st of December 2012. But no, we’re on the vodka again. However, I think you’ll appreciate the added faux glamour that […]

My Six Drinks of Christmas

Posted on: December 20th, 2012 by Teresa

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Cocktails are up there with dark chocolate – I love them. And it’s the perfect time right now to enjoy cocktails since December provides such excellent excuses as if we needed any. Let’s see, there’s Christmas Day, New Years’ Eve, and 5 pm. So to assist you in warding off winter malaise, I’m sharing My […]