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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 

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. This Aperol recipe makes the perfect 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