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Best Eggnog, Period

For Christmas and New Years you need a holiday beverage of distinction. Here it is. This eggnog gem is a favorite post on this blog. To make the holidays easy for you, I'm putting right at the top again.  It is, without doubt, the best eggnog you've ever had. The holiday season is upon us…

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Jalapeno Simple Syrup

I have often suggested that simple syrup be incorporated in cocktails as a “hidden” but on so important component. Simple syrup can, for example, elevate a margarita from okay to superior. Yes, your local bartender already knows and if you really, really love his margaritas, I’ll wager his secret ingredient is simple syrup. To put…

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Halloween Cocktails

  It's Halloween and you may going to a party or, even better, sponsoring one. There are many websites suggesting they have Halloween cocktail ideas but, I have to say, many of those sites are bad. They may be hard to navigate, offer only pictures, hide the recipes three levels of commercials down, .. They…

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Brian’s Orange Margarita with QUI Tequila

Many, many cocktails use a citrus component. Citrus adds both flavor and that sharp bite on the tongue that announces, “I’m here. In your mouth. Right now." The most common citrus partners for cocktails are lime and lemon. Oranges? Sure, for mimosas. But, but, oranges can play a far greater role. Think about the noble…

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