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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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Brian’s Watermelon Slush

What are the words I dread to hear at a dinner party? “We’re out of sangria.” You see, while you can easily whip up a cocktail, sangria is another story. Sangia is not just wine with fruit and maybe some additional liquors added. No, there is a critical time factor. Once mixed, that sangria has…

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Watermelon Aqua Fresca

Here is a very, very, very simple recipe. And yet it is totally delicious and refreshing. Flavored waters are a staple of Mexican cuisine. On a warm day, and better on a hot one, sitting with a glass of freshly made aqua fresca can simply make a dizzy world seem calm. As a frequent California…

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