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Easy Red Sangria with Aperol

Easy Red Sangria with Aperol

Sangria is a favorite drink of mine and this easy red wine sangria with Aperol is my favorite go to recipe for making it. This red wine sangria has a few simple ingredients that you need to make it. Once you mix them all together, 

Homemade Eggnog

Homemade Eggnog

Homemade eggnog is so much better than store bought and so easy to make! You can drink the eggnog as is or make a boozy eggnog by adding a little rum. If you really love the flavor of eggnog then you would love these eggnog 

Easy Sugared Cranberries

Easy Sugared Cranberries

Sugared cranberries or frosted cranberries are one of the easiest recipes you can make. They make a great addition to so many things and they look really beautiful. The ingredients for these cranberries are very simple. To make sugared cranberries you will need: sugar fresh 

The Miami Vice – A  Rhubarb Cocktail

The Miami Vice – A Rhubarb Cocktail

The Miami Vice is our new cocktail that we are drinking these days and it is the perfect drink for the summer. It is spicy from the cayenne pepper (not painfully spicy) and tart and sweet from the limes and the rhubarb that are in 

Cherry Limeade

Cherry Limeade

Cherry limeade is one of those all American summertime drinks that is so refreshing and full of flavor and a great way to cool down during those hot summer days. Also, cherries and limes are in abundance during the summer and this drink is a 

Sweet Cherry Simple Syrup

Sweet Cherry Simple Syrup

Cherry Simple syrup is delicious simple syrup that goes so well in so many drinks. For this recipe, we used sweet cherries since they were available but sour cherries would be great too. Flavored simple syrups are one of the easiest things to make and 

Aperol and Rhubarb Fizz

Aperol and Rhubarb Fizz

Aperol and Rhubarb Fizz is a delicious and easy drink made with Aperol, Rhubarb simple syrup, gin and tonic water (the fizz). The rhubarb simple syrup works beautifully with the Aperol liquor because Aperol is actually made from Rhubarb, among other ingredients. The gin imparts 

Iron Boosting Sweet and Tart Green Juice

Iron Boosting Sweet and Tart Green Juice

This Iron Boosting Green Juice made with spinach, citrus and fruit is a great way to get your vitamins that your body may be lacking, in this instance iron! I am always struggling with anemia (hereditary issues) so I must always watch that I get 

St Germain, Gin and Tonic with Grapefruit

St Germain, Gin and Tonic with Grapefruit

Looking for a quick cocktail to make that tastes AMAZING. This St Germain gin and tonic with grapefruit is just that! If you are not familiar with St Germain, it is a liquor made from elderflowers and it is a little sweet with great flavor. 

Switchel Drink

Switchel Drink

Switchels are a great old drink that is made up of ginger, apple cider vinegar and a sweetener, traditionally molasses. Sometimes you may hear this drink called the haymaker drink because it is what people working out in the fields would drink to quench their