Posts Tagged: cocktails

Blackberry Ginger Gin Cocktail
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Blackberry Ginger Gin Cocktail

We drank a  serious amount of this cocktail on our visit to Gabriola Island.  It started with a lovely recipe from a recent issue of Bon Appetite for a Blackberry Ginger Vodka Cocktail  and gradually transformed over two weeks, as we

Blackberry Ginger Gin Cocktail
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Blackberry Ginger Gin Cocktail

We drank a  serious amount of this cocktail on our visit to Gabriola Island.  It started with a lovely recipe from a recent issue of Bon Appetite for a Blackberry Ginger Vodka Cocktail  and gradually transformed over two weeks, as we

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Honey-Lime Herbal ‘Lixir

This is a recipe for a little cocktail. It’s not to sweet, a little sly and pretty darn sure of itself. It’s very international and may be the only one of its kind, so get ready!

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Honey-Lime Herbal ‘Lixir

This is a recipe for a little cocktail. It’s not to sweet, a little sly and pretty darn sure of itself. It’s very international and may be the only one of its kind, so get ready!

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How to Make a Hot Toddy

I have some strong opinions on this topic. I consider this the official Orr family cocktail. It is medicinal. If you are sick it will make you feel better.

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How to Make a Hot Toddy

I have some strong opinions on this topic. I consider this the official Orr family cocktail. It is medicinal. If you are sick it will make you feel better.

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Agwa Mojitos!

OK, so before you tell me I am perfectly aware that it is the middle of winter and not really mojito season. But sometimes a girl’s gotta live in denial.

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Agwa Mojitos!

OK, so before you tell me I am perfectly aware that it is the middle of winter and not really mojito season. But sometimes a girl’s gotta live in denial.

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Quarante Quatre Home-made Liqueur

I can’t remember how this conversation started. I suspect it was October when Rachel told us about the Quarante Quatre. It looks funny to type those words. When you say it as an Anglophone it sounds more like “Care Aunt

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Quarante Quatre Home-made Liqueur

I can’t remember how this conversation started. I suspect it was October when Rachel told us about the Quarante Quatre. It looks funny to type those words. When you say it as an Anglophone it sounds more like “Care Aunt

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The Kerthy Fix Sidecar

Sidecars seem very sophisticated and old-fashioned, but in fact, they are just Margaritas made with Brandy instead of Tequila, and a sugar instead of a salt rim.  These small differences count though.  I drink Sidecars in the winter and would

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The Kerthy Fix Sidecar

Sidecars seem very sophisticated and old-fashioned, but in fact, they are just Margaritas made with Brandy instead of Tequila, and a sugar instead of a salt rim.  These small differences count though.  I drink Sidecars in the winter and would

Blueberry Compote, Dressing and Cocktails
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Blueberry Compote, Blueberry Salad Dressing, Blueberry Cocktails….

There are many amazing  foods that define the local cuisine of British Columbia.  It is one of the most bountiful and delicious places in the world….especially if your ideal diet consists of salmon, berries and hazelnuts. Blueberries are abundant and

Blueberry Compote, Dressing and Cocktails
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Blueberry Compote, Blueberry Salad Dressing, Blueberry Cocktails….

There are many amazing  foods that define the local cuisine of British Columbia.  It is one of the most bountiful and delicious places in the world….especially if your ideal diet consists of salmon, berries and hazelnuts. Blueberries are abundant and