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Lime Crisis II and Two Cocktail Solutions

A few days ago I blogged about the lime shortage. This week, the New York Post spent two pages on the “limepocalype.” The Post story, which was published before the normal Wednesday food section, covered a concerned span of lime users and drinkers. A man with a key lime pie business is thinking of building…

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Muddled Heat and Sweet: Poblano and Pineapple in Tequila and Syrup

  Bars can be expensive. Not that hotel bar you eye occasionally, the one with the $15 drinks. No, I’m talking about your home bar. If you love cocktails and cocktails books — which I do — then it is possible to have stack of “gotta make” recipes. Taken together, all those recipes can demand…

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Bols Genever Capri

  Many of us drink gin and we are in a gin paradise: there is a generation of new gins being created in Europe and across this country. In Brooklyn, for example, there are little micro spots coming up with diverse and grand flavors, for example, Greenhook Ginsmiths who can go glass for glass with…

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Cookbook Review: Cocktails for Four Seasons

Peter Pauper Press is a remarkable success story. Founded in 1928, it remains a family owned business publishing an array of books and offering sweet gift ideas. They have a new book which also happens to be a perfect gift. Authors Jenny Park and Teri Lyn Fisher have written Cocktails for Four Seasons. The book…

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