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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 

Chartreuse and Gin Cocktail

Chartreuse and Gin Cocktail

Today I am sharing another delicious and easy cocktail with you that has become a new favorite in our house. A chartreuse and gin cocktail. If you have never heard of chartreuse other than the fact that it is also the name of a color, 

Hot Mulled Apple Cider

Hot Mulled Apple Cider

This easy to make Fall mulled apple cider will warm you up on even the coldest days. You will want to cozy up to this easy to make drink and even make a day of Fall fun with baking up some warm spiced cardamom shortbread 

Aperol and Soda- A Quick Aperol Drink

Aperol and Soda- A Quick Aperol Drink

Aperol and soda is a wonderfully light and delicious Aperol cocktail that most people can make with items already in their home. It tastes great as your primary drink on hot evenings or as a light drink before dinner, as an aperitif. If you are 

Homemade Golden Milk Mix

Homemade Golden Milk Mix

Homemade golden milk mix is such an easy and quick way to add flavor to so many dishes. I love adding it to my morning coffee or even into homemade ice cream or my shortbread cookies and snowball cookies cookies for a warm flavor. Golden 

Basil Simple Syrup

Basil Simple Syrup

Basil Simple syrup is a wonderful addition of flavor to sweeten your iced tea, lemonade, cocktails and popsicles.  The fragrant basil adds a wonderful floral note to the simple syrup and makes a normally boring drink amazing! Making a simple syrup is very easy. It 

Healthy Homemade Mango Lassi

Healthy Homemade Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi is an Indian drink that is made in India during their extremely hot summers. This healthy homemade mango lassi is an adapted version of the more traditional Indian drink, Lassi which is a plain sweetened yogurt drink.  Most people are familiar with the 

Mexican Horchata

Mexican Horchata

Mexican Horchata is a drink with origins that are believed to date all the way back to the 8th century.  Some horchatas are made from the starches of rice and some from the starches of nuts. If you are here to learn how to make 

Quick Cranberry and Grapefruit Shrub Drink

Quick Cranberry and Grapefruit Shrub Drink

Shrub drinks are very healthy and tasty and the perfect way to give yourself an energy boost during the day. This shrub drink uses fresh squeezed grapefruit juice and store bought cranberry juice. If you end up with extra grapefruit after making this, you can