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Tag Archive for ‘local cocktail’

Drink It: Basil & Berries

Giveaway results at the end of this post! You can’t fool a basil plant. it’ll absolutely wait until it’s warm enough to come out and play. Once summer really and truly arrives, basil can be your best friend at a party or picnic — ready to mix it up and bring out even the shyest […]

At the Locabar: The Beet Goes On

Today is Halloween — time to hit the Locabar and concoct a ghoulish cocktail. A friend once told me about a movie idea of hers. A woman would be shown washing what looked like blood from her hands while clutching a very sharp knife. As the camera zoomed in, you would find out that she […]

At the Locabar: Cucumber Mint Cooler

At last we have weather worthy of drinking a “cooler”. For a group of six thirsty drinkers, start out with 1 cup of mint leaves, packed with no stems. You’ll also need 3 japanese cucumbers preferably from Mair Farm-Taki at the Farmers Market. Regular or english cukes will also work but these japanese cucumbers are […]

At the Locabar: Mint Julep

Today is Kentucky Derby Day for all of us Southerners living in the Pacific Northwest. Time to trade in your woolly cap for a sun bonnet. I know it’s hard, just looking at how our mint is struggling to make a good showing for today after our long cold spring. Luckily, there is just enough […]