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Cherry Liqueur & Cherry Bourbon Smash Cocktail

Posted July 11, 2016

I currently have six different infusions sitting on my kitchen counter: grilled peaches in bourbon, strawberries in vodka, and fennel bulbs in gin, to name a few. I find myself purchasing pints and flats of everything seasonal and fresh from the farmers’…

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Six Refreshing Fruit Cocktails for a Cool Summer

Posted June 6, 2016

I have the awful habit of complaining about how cold it is all winter, impatiently waiting for summer to arrive, and then proceeding to complain about how unbearable the heat is. I know, I know, it’s the worst. To avoid irritating all…

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7 Ways to Grill for a Smokin’ Good Summer Day

Posted May 24, 2016

Let’s dust off the grill, shall we? With spring comes tulips, ramps, sunshine, and our dear old friend, the backyard. If someone can tell me one thing that doesn’t benefit from the smoke and sear of a grill I’ll hand over my next vacation…

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Salad: It’s What’s for Dinner Tonight

Posted May 10, 2016

I’m all too familiar with the last-minute, there’s-nothing-to-eat-in-my-fridge dilemma. Maybe I haven’t been grocery shopping, or I’m sick of eating the leftover soup I made a few days ago. Either way, I continue to open the fridge expecting a miraculous discovery of new,…

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