Category Archives: Cocktails

NW Summer Cocktail Party featuring simple & crisp

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Look at those beauties! We received these gorgeous Simple & Crisp dried fruit slices in the mail last week with this lovely note: Please enjoy pairing our delectable fruit crisps with some of your favorite culinary cravings! Simple & Crisp’s … Continue reading

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Pina Colada

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Aloha from Maui! It’s my last day here on Maui. I think I’ll celebrate (?) with a Piña Colada Party at sunset. The truly beautiful thing about Hawaii is that people ALWAYS take time out to enjoy the sunset. It’s … Continue reading

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Bloody Marys

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  Posted by Guest Contributor, Christina Conrad. Once a month Christina shares an original cocktail recipe… this month – a classic Bloody Mary! You can read more from Christina on her blog: www. foodiewithalife.com. September means many things. Football season … Continue reading

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Nectarine Mimosa from Foodie with a Life

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 Posted by Guest Contributor, Christina Conrad. Once a month Christina shares an original cocktail recipe… this month – a Nectarine Mimosa!  You can read more from Christina on her blog: www. foodiewithalife.com. August brings warm summer evenings and fun getaways from city … Continue reading

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National Watermelon Day – Agua Fresca

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Happy National Watermelon Day! It’s Seafair Weekend here in Seattle which means: air shows featuring the Navy Blue Angels, hydroplane races on Lake Washington, water balloons, sun screen, cocktails, beer and lots of WATERMELON! Is there anything more refreshing on … Continue reading

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July Cocktail Recipe from Foodie with a Life!

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Posted by Guest Contributor, Christina Conrad – Yoga instructor, recipe developer, cocktail drinker, and Seattle’s Foodie with A Life! You can read more from Christina on her own blog: www. foodiewithalife.com “I GET SO MUCH DONE WHEN I DRINK COFFEE!!!!!”  I … Continue reading

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Whiskey Rainier Cherries

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Look what else is in-season right now!  Rainier Cherries.  Beautiful, creamy-yellow and blush-red cherries.  They are sweet and delicious.  It was actually a Washington State University scientist (Go Cougs!), Harold Fogle, who created these cherries when he was experimenting with … Continue reading

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Bare-Your-Bum Sexy Solstice Cooler

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Summer Solstice in Seattle is quite famous for it’s naked-bike-riding-Summer-Solstice-Parade.  If you’ve never hear of this event, Google it. Every year around June 21st, rain or shine, hippies old and young, bear their twig, bum and berries.  Somewhere in the … Continue reading

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Perfect Margaritas

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Perfect Margaritas Print Recipe type: Cocktails Author: Cook’s Illustrated Serves: 2-4 You’ll need to plan ahead for this recipe. The “flavor melding” time really does make a difference. Ingredients 4 teaspoons grated lime zest ½ cup lime juice from 2 … Continue reading

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Girls’ Weekend Chocolate Martinis

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Thank you, Sue Torkells, for introducing me to this recipe! Keep a bottle of this mix in your freezer at all times. A chocolate martini is the perfect drink to share with a good friend. (This recipe makes 4 martinis). Girls’ … Continue reading

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