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Hatch Chile Margarita

Hatch Chile Margarita

Hatch chile-infused tequila makes a nicely spicy Hatch Chile Margarita! Put those roasted Hatch chiles to good use! Get the Recipe: Hatch Chile Margarita

How to make Mint Juleps

How to make Mint Juleps

Republished from April 2010 This weekend is the Kentucky Derby, and last weekend was the Atlanta Steeplechase.  To me, this season means Mint Juleps, a refreshing minty alcoholic drink.  Easy to prepare, although it does take some prep time. One day in advance make the Mint Simple Syrup and refrigerate. The day of the race, mix up the mint juleps and enjoy! By the way – my money is on Paddy O’Pra…

Basilrita

Basilrita

Basilrita = basil + margarita = fabulous! From the original site: My windowsill basil plant was calling my name, and it was 5 o’clock somewhere, so necessity being the mother of invention, this Basil Margarita was born.

A sparkling champagne raspberry cocktail

A sparkling champagne raspberry cocktail

Reader Karen over at Tasty Trials shares this deliciously different champagne cocktail with us today!    What a fun combination, Raspberry, Orange and Basil… Karen writes: “As we lounged around on the couch watching the game, I was thinking about the raspberries that I needed to use, and soon. I wasn’t in the mood to bake and never need much of an excuse to open a bottle of champagne, so I asked…

Creepy Halloween Food Roundup

Creepy Halloween Food Roundup

Into interesting Halloween Food?  Check out Superpunch’s awesome roundup of spooky Halloween eats! (Several of my own creations are in the list, so keep an eye out for them!) Here’s a few photos from the Roundup to whet your appetite, but head on over to read the whole thing and get the info on making these fun treats.

Halloween Cocktail Ideas

Halloween Cocktail Ideas

Halloween is on the way!  And I figured you guys would like some cocktails to celebrate the season..  Here is a lovely Scary Halloween cocktail collection from Dabbled, but the Spotlight today is on Janelle‘s fun spider tribute. It is that time of year again, and I don’t mean the time for Christmas songs or raking leaves, not the time that the mittens come out or the hot chocolate is stocked. For me, t…

Dirty Mojitos

Dirty Mojitos

Over at Crumpets and Cakes, we’re loving their latest cocktail experiment… Dirty Mojitos! “And finally we’ve started growing mint to support our ongoing taste-testing of summery mojitos. We’ve tried all kinds of different recipes and in the end settled on a dirty mojito as our favorite. This recipe calls for dark rum and brown sugar. They will both make your mojito loo…

Cool-off Cocktail Idea Roundup

Cool-off Cocktail Idea Roundup

Here’s a photo roundup of some tasty looking cocktails to cool you off in the heat of the summer… Click through the links below for recipes and/or ingredients 1. The Thai Boxer, 2. lemongrass cooler, 3. Watermelon and Rose Sangria, 4. Chocolate orange martini’s, 5. Bourbon Mint Tea, 6. Kermit Cocktails Originally published at Dabbled.org: Experiments in Art, Craft & Food

Cooling off for the Summer

Cooling off for the Summer

I hope everyone is gearing up for a lovely Weekend!  Here in Atlanta it’s going to be beautiful, but HOT… So, here are some ideas for cooling off! (Oh, quick message: Giving away 500 free business cards on Dabbled today – pop over here to enter!) Thirsty?  Make a Cucumber Gimlet at Crumpets and Cakes! Or maybe some Homemade Herbal Lemonade with these instructions from Straight From The F…

Spotlight: Cool as a Cucumber Cocktail!

Spotlight: Cool as a Cucumber Cocktail!

Cucumber in a cocktail isn’t exactly unheard of (remember Niki’s fabulous Pimms Cup!) but this one really caught my eye over at The Daily Spud.  And it’s got Gin and Tonic in it too! Cucumber in a salad is one thing. Cucumber in a cocktail, well now, that brings a whole new meaning to the term salad bar. To be honest, potato milkshakes aside, my culinary experiments don’t normally extend t…

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