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Tag Archive for ‘northwest cocktail’

An Old-Fashioned Christmas Eve

Sometimes tradition trumps local and Christmas Eve is one of those times in our house. Seeing my father-in-law wearing red and green plaid pants, a crisp white shirt and Christmas bow tie, walking in with a tray of Old-Fashioneds is a stunning memory of my first Christmas Eve in Iowa. From that moment on, I […]

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 […]

Mo’ Better Mojitos

I admit that I’m positively giddy with excitement. We decided on the spur of the moment to celebrate our anniversary by going to the Florida Keys. Who says you can’t be spontaneous after 20 years? Cuba, home of the Mojito, is just a little over 100 miles from Key West so I’m imagining it may […]

At the Locabar: Cherry Temple

It all started with bag of Bing cherries from the Lake City Farmers Market. One thing lead to another and before I knew it, Charlie and I were mixing up a batch of cocktails on Wednesday afternoon. But let me back up. It really started with a video I saw at gourmet.com showing how to […]