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Hot Apple Cider with Bourbon and Ginger

When I was in Washington DC recently, a friend took me to Busboys and Poets – a great little bookshop, cafe, and restaurant. It was a perfect spot to have dinner and drinks and catch up. For my first drink … Continue reading

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Firefly Sweet-Tea Peach Popsicles

My friends seemed to like the idea of an adult popsicle, but I know that they don’t all like bourbon – and for better or worse my ginger peach bourbon popsicles have a strong bourbon flavor. One of my friends … Continue reading

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Ginger Peach Bourbon Popsicles

I received a dozen beautiful ripe peaches in this week’s veggie box – on top of the peaches I purchased over the weekend at a local farmers’ market. With that many fresh peaches on-hand I was reminded of a recipe … Continue reading

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Ginger Kir

I drank my first Kir when I was travelled to France years ago. I loved the combination of dry white wine and cassis. What I loved even more was having an answer when a French waiter would approach and ask … Continue reading

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Spiked Shandy

One of my favorite local restaurants is Rosebud – owned by fabulous chef Ron Eyester (aka The Angry Chef).  Ron’s latest venture is The Family Dog, a pub across the street from Rosebud.  The last time I was there I … Continue reading

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Ginger Toddy

It’s been a little while since I’ve posted any new recipes.  Allergy season kicked in hard, and then I wound up with a virus on top of it. I didn’t feel like eating for almost a week, and have been … Continue reading

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Rangpur White Lady

I’m not sure why, but my first thought when I see a recipe is usually something along the lines of  “that sounds great – I wonder how it would taste if I did THIS instead.”  I guess I was never … Continue reading

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