Suzi's Blog

Frozen Peach Margaritas: Ways to Drink a Peach

How best to drink a peach? White or yellow, a Bellini is a noble way to devour every flavor molecule. At another extreme, there is Peach Agua Fresca, which was blogged here just a few days ago. The agua fresca, alcohol aside, is equally refreshing. And, on yet another dimension — because it is does…

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Brian’s Faux Colada

  Do you remember your first Pina Colada? Your second? The third? If they were consumed all on the same night, then somewhere between two and three you may have become a tad fuzzy. The standard pina colada recipe has two problems. First, it’s booze heavy. The ratio of pineapple juice to rum to cream…

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The Side Truck Cocktail from Pitt Cue Co: The Cookbook

  When I blogged a general overview of Pitt Cue Co: The Cookbook, I did mention this cocktail. It’s accompanied by a full page picture with two hands holding a very big glass. I took that to be a warning: this drink is full flavored, full bodied and perhaps best consumed on a day when…

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Grapefruit Margarita with Habanero Syrup

    There are books with margarita recipes, lots of books. You may think that every possible idea has been explored, but that is far from true. I’ve presented my basic components for a margarita before: Tequila Orange liquor Citrus juice Simple syrup The proportions can vary. I switch between 3:2:1:1 and 1:1:1:1. My favorite?…

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