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Maria Sin Sangre from The Craft Cocktail Party by Julie Reiner

Ordinarily, you can tell if I have made a recipe here or am just supplying you with an exciting one from a cookbook. I can’t actually test and taste everything, so sometimes you are going to be the one enjoying that first taste. You can tell which scenario is in playby the picture. If I made…

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Fore! Dad Cocktail from Cody Goldstein

Master mixologist Cody Goldstein from The Upholstery Store in NYC is a playful man. Here is his fourth cocktail created for this Father’s Day weekend — you can find the others here by searching for “cody.” If your dad or husband is a golfer, this beverage celebrates that activity. The Fore! Dad is the ultimate…

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Floreciente from Skinny Sippers

  Monday I posted a cookbook review for Skinny Sippers, a volume of cocktail recipes with a twist [no pun intended]. Each of the recipes in Skinny Sippers gives you a lovely cocktail in under 150 calories. The recipes are dotted with ideas for using fruit, fruit and vegetables juices, and diet mixers to provide…

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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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