For this month’s Last Friday, Lillian and I decided to celebrate the start of persimmon season with Persimmon Bites and this Spiced Persimmon Old Fashioned.
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Here I’ve taken the ingredients for a Dark ‘n’ Stormy cocktail, floated it, and added a little salt for flavor and, so that if you close your eyes, you can almost hear the waves crashing in the distance.
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A Sangria recipe made with the top cherries of the season, cherry juice, and berry-flavored Chambord liqueur.
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May’s TasteMaker, the chic Rachel Hollis, shares her recipe for a lavender bellini cocktail.
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Last New Year’s Eve came and went as I worked on my cookbook into the wee hours of 2011, so this year I have two year’s worth of celebrating to do. I’ll be kicking things off with this festive gingery twist on the classic Champagne cocktail. It’s a simple sparkling wine cocktail that’s so effortless…
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Today may be Cinco de Mayo, but I consider it the unofficial National Margarita Day. Though it has become a drinking holiday second only to St. Pat’s and though most people have no clue what they’re celebrating, Cinco has stolen our hearts with all the tequila-induced and guacamole-laced celebration.
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Fed up with the incessant bad weather and risking a case of cabin fever, I turned to my cure-all: wine tasting! Hopped in the car, headed north to check out Matanzas Creek and, as luck would have it, the rain stopped, the clouds parted, and a rainbow shot across the valley just as we pulled…
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