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Memorial Day Cocktails

Looking forward to sunny skies on Memorial Day! Enjoy these refreshing cocktails over this holiday weekend. Wishing you a happy and healthy Memorial Day!

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Mom’s Fresh Herb Butter

My mom, herbalist and cook extraordinaire, made herb butter with fresh herbs from her garden. She always had herb butter pats in her freezer so she could pull them out at the last minute to serve with crusty French bread with dinner. I make my fresh herb butter with my

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Summer Cocktails – Not Your Grandma’s Lemonade

Summertime is the BEST time to enjoy fruity fun cocktails! One of my favorites is “Not Your Grandma’s Lemonade”. My friend John shared the recipe with me when we sat on his big wraparound porch enjoying a summer breeze, sipping on his fabulous lemonade cocktails. I can’t wait to share

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Secret Ingredients for Fabulous Cocktails

If you are going to make cocktails properly, then think of it as a marriage. You should not enter into it lightly. My advice is to choose the best quality ingredients for your cocktail, following a classic recipe. Once you’ve mastered the classic recipe then you can add embellishments. Always

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Fun with Mocktails

To help your guests who are refraining from alcohol feel more at ease, make your mocktails as much fun as your cocktails. These are my favorite ways to dress up my mocktails: FANCIFUL ICE CUBES: Freeze colorful fresh fruit (strawberries, raspberries, mandarin orange segments) in ice cube trays with clear

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Celebrate The Kentucky Derby With Fun Frolicking Cocktails

I love the Kentucky Derby! The hats! The food! The horses! And especially the cocktails. Please join me in making fun frolicking cocktails for the big day. Here’s some of my favorite Derby Day cocktail recipes including some with the magical combination of summer flavors – lemonade, fresh mint, bourbon

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Grab some bubbly and join me while I show you around. I can’t wait to share my love of southern food, cocktails and champagne with you.

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