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Island Sunburt Cocktail Perfect for Labor Day

August 29, 2014 Food

Labor Day weekend is here and it marks the unofficial end of summer. This week’s cocktail and its tropical flavors is the perfect end for summer, the Island Sunburst. Picture yourself back on the beach relaxing and soaking in the sun. This will be what I am drinking Monday for our Labor Day BBQ. Island Sunburst Cocktail […]

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Beat the Heat with Frozen Cocktail Recipes

August 22, 2014 Food

This summer has been really mild in St. Louis for the most part, but this week the temperatures have finally started to soar along with the humidity. We are looking at heat indexes around 107° F the next few days. I don’t know about you, but for me that is a tad bit oppressive. I’m […]

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5 Shark Week Cocktail Recipes

August 15, 2014 Food

Have you been enjoying Shark Week? Sharks really are fascinating creatures. To finish off Shark Week I thought I would share some cocktails perfect for the occasion. While all of the cocktail recipes today have alcohol, you could easily make some non-alcoholic drinks using fruit juices and sodas and use the garnishes, like the wedge […]

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Arise My Love – Champagne Cocktail Recipe

July 25, 2014 Food

This week’s cocktail is simple and elegant. Arise My Love is a champagne cocktail with just two common ingredients. This would be perfect to add to a breakfast in bed or to serve at a Sunday brunch. Arise My Love Champagne Cocktail Ingredients: 1 part crème de menthe 4 parts chilled champagne (or sparkling wine) […]

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National Mojito Day and Pineapple Mojito Recipe

July 11, 2014 Food

Another one of these great holidays is upon us. Today is National Mojito Day! Woohoo, I’m happy to celebrate that. I love a good classic mojito but I am finding I enjoy a lot of the newer twists on mojitos as well. This week’s cocktail recipe is a Pineapple Mojito. Doesn’t than sound refreshing? Thanks […]

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Red, White, and Blue Cocktail Recipes for 4th of July

July 4, 2014 Food

Happy Independence Day! Show your patriotic side today by trying one of these red, white, or blue cocktails – or heck, one of each even! Thanks to Cîroc for sharing these recipes with me. Red Berry Sangria 1 ounce Cîroc Red Berry 1 ounce Rose Wine 1/2 ounce Fresh Lemon Juice 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup […]

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Less Guilty Mojito

June 27, 2014 Food

Happy weekend! For this week’s cocktail I’ve got a great less guilty mojito recipe for you to try.  It uses one of my favorite mixer beans,  Sparkling ICE. I love these because they are zero calories, come in lots of flavors,  and are very inexpensive! Ingredients: 3 ounces Lemonade Sparkling ICE 1 ounce white rum […]

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World Cup Coconut Sangria

June 20, 2014 Food

The FIFA World Cup is in full swing. Celebrate each GOOOOOOOAL with a sip of this delightful coconut sangria! On Twitter make sure you watch for #SoccerFever too for more fun! Oh and even if you are not into soccer or football, don’t worry, this is still a great summer drink with coconut, pineapple, and […]

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Father’s Day Cocktail Recipes

June 13, 2014 Food

This week’s cocktails are in honor of dear old Dad. I hope you will be celebrating the day with your own father or your memories of him. Now not all dads are into mixed drinks of course so an ice cold beer is always a great alternative. My dad, grandfather, uncle, and cousins all worked […]

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Melon Ball Shooter Recipe

June 6, 2014 Food

It’s Friday and that means time for cocktails! This week a Melon Ball Shooter. This is a simple drink to make, not too many ingredients. You will need Midori which is a muskmelon liqueur but fairly common. You cannot miss it on the shelf as it is bright green! Melon Ball Shooter Recipe 1/2 ounce […]

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