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Pear Vodka, St. Germain, and Champagne Cocktail

It’s finally fall and your farmers market is abundant with the summer’s bounty of fruit, particularly apples and pears. I have this love/hate relationship with pears that I don’t think I can win. When good, a pear is the best fruit possible. Of course, a pear is at its peak for perhaps all of 90…

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Pear Nectar Cocktail with Bourbon and Sage

It’s true fall and your farmers market is abundant with fruit, particularly apples and pears. I have this love/hate relationship with pears that cannot be solved. When good, a pear is the best fruit possible. Of course, a pear is at its peak for all of 90 minutes it seems. Still, Suzen and I have…

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Peaches and Bourbon: A Summer Cocktail

  I am a rum and tequila person. Those are the spirits that move me. Literally. Bourbon and whiskey? I get confused. I drink them rarely and off the top of my head, I can’t tell you which is which. I know, it’s embarrassing. But I take refuge in the fact that confusion about the…

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Aperol Sour: A Cocktail Treat

My sweet tooth makes me shy away from bitter liqueurs. I know the world loves Campari and I’ve tried but just one sip and my mouth always puckers so tightly my tongue has to move out of the way. Very fortunately, an Italian friend has introduced me to Aperol. This is another bitter Italian liqueur,…

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