Crenshaw & Basil Frozen Ice

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 2 cups crenshaw melon, cubed in 1 inch cubes and frozen solid overnight (or other melon) 1 cup simple syrup (infused with basil a plus) ½ cup fresh basil leaves, chopped fine Directions Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and icy. Be careful not to over blend as […]

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Herbal Ouzo Lemonade

Makes one pitcher of lemonade Ingredients ½ cup fresh tarragon leaves, 1 tablespoon reserved ½ cup fresh mint leaves, 1 tablespoon reserved ½ cup fresh thai basil leaves, 1 tablespoon reserved 1⁄3 cup water 1⁄3 cup sugar 1 cup fresh lemon juice 1 cup simple syrup 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1½ cups ouzo Ice Directions […]

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Herbal Simple Syrup

Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1 cup sugar (any type of sugar will work) 1 cup water 1 cup fresh herbs leaves & stems Directions Place all ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Turn heat to low and simmer for approximately 5-10 minutes depending on how potent you wish the syrup to […]

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Mutton Holler Swamp Coolers

Makes one gallon of non alcoholic mixer Ingredients Zest of 5 limes Zest of 4 lemons Juice of 10 limes Juice of 10 lemons 2 cups mint simple syrup 1 cup cucumber puree (cucumbers pureed) 1 cup strawberry puree (strawberries pureed) 4 cups water 4 cups seltzer water Ice Cucumber slices, strawberry sliced, lemon slices […]

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Pisco Sour

This Peruvian specialty also has roots in Chili. Pisco is liquor distilled from grapes, namely three varietals of white grapes, including the Muscat. The Peruvians take great pride in their Pisco sour, which they keep like their ceviche, simple. While the Chileans have few different varietals of the Pisco Sour including the mango Pisco Sour and the green Chile version. Either way all Pisco sours have a few things in common: Pisco, simple syrup, lime juice (Persian variety, and egg whites and bitters).

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Raspberry Tingle

Makes one drink This zippy little drink is sure to refresh and enliven the pallet. The freshness of the mint, parsley and fresh lime, combined with the tangy fresh raspberries, makes your mouth tingle with completeness! Ingredients Crushed ice 2 ounces cucumber infused gin 1 ounce lime juice 1 ounce herbal simple syrup (mint & […]

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Rose Berry Sangria

Makes 1 pitcher Ingredients ½ cup raspberries ½ cup blackberries ½ cup blueberries ½ cup chopped strawberries 2 bottles of rose wine 1 bottle sparkling water 1 cup citrus herbal simple syrup Directions To make the herbal citrus simple syrup place a handful of herbs of choice, 1 lemon sliced, 1 orange sliced, ½ cup […]

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Spring Daisy

Makes 1 drink Ingredients Ice 2 ounces cucumber infused gin 1 ounce strawberry rhubarb syrup 1 ounce herbal syrup (parsley mint) 1 ounce lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest Lemon slices Directions In a shaker filled with ice, place all ingredients and shake vigorously. Pour into a low-ball glass and place a lemon slice like […]

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Strawberry Rhubarb Syrup

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Sweet Delicate Friday

Makes one drink Ingredients Ice 1 ounce gin 1 ounce elder flower liquor 1 ounce tarragon ginger syrup (recipe follows) Grapefruit juice (fresh) Fresh ginger slice Directions Fill a medium glass or a wide mouth low glass with ice, pour in the gin and the elderflower liquor. Next add the ginger syrup and fill the […]

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