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Homemade Peach-Infused Vodka

The peaches have been so lush and flavorful this season that I decided to infuse some vodka for our big annual barbecue. It would make a lovely, light summer drink, I thought, and add pizzazz to our outdoor bar, all shimmery and shiny in its ice-frosted glass. I peeled and sliced my peaches, covered them […]

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Blood Orange Mimosas

Treat Dad to brunch, and perk up your Father’s Day with these sparkling, exotic Blood Orange Mimosas.  Blood oranges, a variety of orange with crimson flesh and a distinct raspberry note, will add breathtaking color and citrusy delight to your drinks. Blood Orange Mimosas ¼ cup blood orange juice ¾ cup Champagne or proseco Pomegranate […]

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Birthday Bloody Mary

My parents, sister and I always went on vacation in August, and were usually away from home on Janet’s birthday. Those were glorious road trips, staying in funky little holiday cabins and touring local, rarely-visited historic sites. Stopping at a country farm stand in late afternoon, we would often make a meal of fresh sweet […]

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