Explorations in Mixology Cocktails Drinking

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Blood Orange Crusher

Does the old saying, “necessity is the mother of invention” apply to cocktails? We suppose to some people it’s hard to recognize the need for a refreshing beverage, but that didn’t

How to make Limoncello

Perhaps you’ve seen it around. Maybe you’ve tried it yourself, or if you have been to Italy, maybe you remember how it arrived after your meal, compliments of the chef.

The Violet Hour

Normally, it might not make sense to review a bar so far out of the Twin Cities jurisdiction, but we decided to make an exception for The Violet Hour. This

Lavender Lemon Drop Cocktail

The Lemon Drop cocktail is actually quite new when you compare it to the age of some of the classics. Its invention is attributed to Henry Africa’s in San Francisco which

Make Red Currant Infused Vodka

A couple of weeks ago, while strolling through the local grocery store a few blocks away, we decided to take a quick look at the fresh berries. Nestled between some

All Of This Basil

One thing we look forward to every spring is our own fresh herbs. We can’t wait to get mint planted, rosemary, thyme, basil and the rest. But by the time

A Moscow Mule with Grapefruit?

Some of you who watch the reality cooking competition show called Top Chef may have been enjoying this season which takes place in Las Vegas. Yesterday’s Elimination Challenge pitted the