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Prickly Pear Lemonade and Sparkling Alternative

Recent posts here have covered prickly pears, prickly pear syrup, and, most certainly, prickly pear margaritas. Does the syrup end there? No, you can put it on pancakes or waffles. Drizzle it on pound cake and ice cream. But wait. There’s still plenty of beverage mileage for this glorious pink liquid. You can make a…

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Just Muddling Along: Perfect Lemonade

Here is how we found our way to the best lemonade yet. “Are you open for lunch?” I asked. It was 12:01 at the Pig Bar in Saugerties, New York. “We are. We just are.” The bar there is huge: high, wide, and thirty feet long. The voice came from a little girl. Pretty and…

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First ‘Ade: Another Step Towards Refrigerator Management and Spousal Approval

  Suzen came right up to me, gave me a kiss, and said, “Sweetie, we need to talk. Sit down.” “I didn’t do it,” I said. The best starting step is simply to deny everything. Open one little crack and you are dead. Ask any defense attorney. “No, it’s not that,” she reassured me. “You…

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Brian’s Watermelon Lemonade

In March, with snow on the ground, I looked forward to summer and posted my favorite lemonade recipe: Brian’s Perfect Lemonade 1-2-3 which you can find at … http://www.cookingbythebook.com/blog/recipes/brians-perfect-lemonade-123/ I do love this recipe, but now that summer is really really here, it’s time to look at some augmentation. This recipe for Watermelon Lemonade gives…

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