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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.…

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Pineapple Perplexity: Brian’s Gin and Pineapple Zippy

What is the origin of new recipes? Experimentation. Inspiration. Desperation. It’s fall here, the peak weekend for red and yellow leaves and I’m getting ready for a fall party. I need to come up with a great cocktail. I was going to serve Pina Coladas, sort of a last, long farewell to summer. Suzen said,…

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