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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 

Rhubarb Simple Syrup

Rhubarb Simple Syrup

Rhubarb simple syrup is a really easy and delicious syrup to use in drinks, cocktails or even hot beverages. The rhubarb adds a beautiful pink color to the simple syrup and an almost apple note to the taste. If you are a fan of rhubarb 

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 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. It tastes 

Switchel

Switchel

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 

Loaded Southwest Hummus

Loaded Southwest Hummus

Hummus and chips has to be the easiest appetizer to throw together when entertaining friends and family and this southwestern style hummus is no exception . To make things even easier, we have gone ahead and used store bought hummus. You can certainly make your 

Warm Mulled Apple Cider

Warm Mulled Apple Cider

Warm mulled apple cider is a symbol of all the flavors of fall. It is a warm drink that is full of warm fall spices and it is so simple to make. An added bonus to making this drink in your home is that the 

Aperol and Soda- A Quick Aperol Drink

Aperol and Soda- A Quick Aperol Drink

Aperol and soda is a wonderfully light and delicious drink. It tastes great as your primary drink on hot evenings or as a light drink before dinner, as an aperitif. Aperol liquor is actually made from rhubarb! It requires little to no mixers to make 

Basil Simple Syrup

Basil Simple Syrup

Basil Simple syrup is a wonderful addition of flavor to sweeten your iced tea, lemonade, cocktails and popsicle.  The fragrant basil adds a wonderful floral not to the simple syrup and makes a normally boring drink amazing!