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Posts By Vicki Cruz

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Juice Up Your Cocktails with Exotic Fruits
5 days ago

Juice Up Your Cocktails with Exotic Fruits

The world has more to offer than apples and oranges. And thank goodness for us – and our drinks.

With the bounty of international flavors available to us, cocktails are …
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Earth Day Cocktails
7 days ago

Earth Day Cocktails

It’s time for some Earth Day libations!

Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22 and what better way to celebrate than with a cocktail? Whether it’s using earth’s bounty in a …
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6 Easy to Mix Beer Cocktails
2 weeks ago

6 Easy to Mix Beer Cocktails

What’s better than an ice-cold beer?  An ice-cold beer cocktail, of course.

Instead of having the oft-ordered beer and a shot, why not put the two together and create the …
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The Most Important Cocktail of the Day “The Breakfast Club” Turns 30
4 weeks ago

The Most Important Cocktail of the Day “The Breakfast Club” Turns 30

Dear Mr. Vernon,

We accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. But, we think you’re crazy to …
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5 Must Mix Limoncello Cocktails
1 month ago

5 Must Mix Limoncello Cocktails

Even people who have never been to Italy usually have heard of Limoncello.

Its sweet, tangy flavor and velvety texture — especially when served straight from the freezer — is …
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Add Some Umami to Your Drinks
1 month ago

Add Some Umami to Your Drinks

Condiment Cocktails on the Rise

In the past, cocktails relied on elements like citrus or fruits, vermouths or amaros. Now, bartenders are looking beyond the back bar and into the …
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Indulge in Creamy Cocktails
1 month ago

Indulge in Creamy Cocktails

Cream liqueur, by definition, is a liqueur that includes dairy cream and some type of flavorful liquor among its ingredients.

(In contrast, liqueurs with names that begin with “Crème de” …
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All Hail, Kale!
1 month ago

All Hail, Kale!

Green Up Your Cocktails

Mixologists have been getting creative with ingredients and adding Superfoods (foods rich in nutrients beneficial to one’s health) to their cocktails. While nutritionists are quick to …
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Cranberries in Cocktails
2 months ago

Cranberries in Cocktails

Cranberries aren’t just for cranberry sauce.

By making syrup, muddling fresh berries, or even using cranberry sauce, you can put a unique and tangy spin on a drink. Plus, if …
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Adding a Spicy Kick to Cocktails with Ginger
2 months ago

Adding a Spicy Kick to Cocktails with Ginger

Ingredient to Know: Ginger Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock.com

Ginger is a pungent spice with a warming kick, adding its distinct flavor profile to everything from cookies to curries. Historically, ginger …
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Must Mix Margarita Day Cocktails
2 months ago

Must Mix Margarita Day Cocktails

Let’s try not to think about how cold we have been lately and try to think about spring being just a few weeks away. We know, we can’t believe it …
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Drink Your Chocolates This Valentine’s Day
2 months ago

Drink Your Chocolates This Valentine’s Day

Why do we give chocolates on Valentine’s Day? Well, in 1861, Richard Cadbury created the first ever heart-shaped box for Valentine’s Day.

This began the common link between Valentine’s Day …
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