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As the Southern heat lingers celebrate the dog days of summer with this refreshing red sangria!

Summer Red Sangria Recipe

As the Southern heat lingers celebrate the dog days of summer with this refreshing red sangria! Sangria is one of my favorite drinks to make, and it is perfect for these last hot days of summer.  Sangria is a party favorite, but I also like to make a pitcher for just S. and I to …

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Make your Cinco de Mayo fiesta dazzle with this easy pineapple margarita on the rocks recipe.

Pineapple Margarita On the Rocks – Just in Time for Cinco de Mayo

Make your Cinco de Mayo fiesta dazzle with this easy pineapple margarita on the rocks recipe. Hosting a fun and fabulous Cinco de Mayo party this weekend? Want to try a new margarita? I’ve got you covered with this pineapple margarita on the rocks recipe!  It is super easy to mix up one or a …

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Try a bubbly blackberry cocktail with champagne, st. germain, vodka for a delightful New Year's Eve celebration drink.

A Bubbly Blackberry Cocktail

Ring in the New Year with a Bubbly Blackberry Cocktail blended with Champagne, St. Germain, and Vodka. There is nothing more delightful and charming than a glass of bubbly.  It is sparkly and refreshing, not to mention the lovely glassware in which champagne is served.  Then there is the pop of the cork, which is …

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Sit by the fire and enjoy all the tastes of Christmas in this holiday martini made with bourbon, amaretto, and vanilla clove syrup.

Christmas in a Glass – A Holiday Martini

Sit by a roaring fire and enjoy all the tastes of Christmas in one delightful holiday martini. I love to drop in for drinks at the Red Stag Grill in the Grand Bohemian Hotel.  It is one of my favorite bars in Asheville.  The ambience is delightfully rustic with the feel of a European hunting …

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Wow Thanksgiving guests with a maple bourbon cocktail garnished with candied bacon

Maple Bourbon Cocktail with Candied Bacon

The perfect Thanksgiving cocktail to serve your guests – a Maple Bourbon Cocktail with Candied Bacon! You read that right – candied bacon! Oh my! This is a decadent cocktail full of fall flavor yet easy to make. I recommend serving one signature cocktail that emphasizes the holiday.  This year I’ll be serving maple bourbon …

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