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Lemon Bellini

“I need you to make cocktails on Thursday. Sparkling cocktails,” Suzen told me last week. “How many people?” “32.” “Oh, time for punch.” I gave my natural reaction. I was not making cocktails for 32 people. “No, individual cocktails. I suggest you do research.” Apparently I was. And so I have. For that many people,…

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Frozen Berry Bellini

Brian and I are working our way through Kim Haasarud’s wonderful 101 Champagne Cocktails. We’ve had good and great drinks so far, and then we had this one: superior in every sense. This is just an easy, delightful beverage. Champagne in a blender? Who has ever done that before? As the picture above shows, you…

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Brunch and Bellinis

It’s a perfect food writing day. I’m snowbound. With almost three feet of snow the past three days, my plowing service has not arrived. He’s “stuck.” I tried my trick of compacting the snow in the driveway by walking back and forth in snowshoes. Then I fitfully attempted  to drive out. I went about 10 feet…

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