A Real Margarita

Rarely do I order a margarita at a restaurant. Unless it’s a Mexican restaurant with top-shelf margaritas shaken to order by a bartender, they tend to be heavy on the sweet-and-sour-mix. What that means is the following: 1. You don’t taste the tequila. 2. Your mouth puckers from the sweet-sour. 3. You invariably get a

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Date Nut Logs

It’s funny how easy it is to lose a recipe. And to think I’m so organized. These date nut logs have passed through my brain from time to time, and yet I haven’t been able to locate the recipe for years. And then a while back I got out my little book called Glorious Liqueurs,

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Claret Cup

Recently I was talking to my husband and mentioned that I thought it was silly for food bloggers to post about smoothies. I mean, you really don’t need a recipe for a smoothie, and besides – it’s just a drink. And then he reminded me that I post cocktails on my blog. Touché! But, in

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