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lime

A Muddled “New” Old-Fashioned

 Here’s an upgrade to the old-fashioned classic cocktail, with thanks to Bill Heck’s recipe (Bon Appetit). I substituted granulated sugar for the cubes… turned out equally as tasty. SIZE: makes 1 INGREDIENTS:  2 sugar cubes (or 1 1/2-2 teaspoons granulated sugar) 4 dashes of Angostura bitters 1 lemon wheel 1 lime wheel 1 orange wheel 1 […]

A Classic Rum Mojito

Ingredients 6 Mint leaves 3⁄4 oz simple syrup 3⁄4 oz fresh lime juice 1 1⁄2 oz White rum 1 1⁄2 oz club soda Directions In a shaker, lightly muddle the mint. Add the simple syrup, lime juice and rum, and fill with ice. Shake well and pour (unstrained) into a glass. Top with the club soda. Garnish with a mint sprigs. A Classic […]

Green Tea Mojito 

With only an ounce of rum, and an ample pour of iced green tea, this recipe is light and refreshing and not too boozy. From Kitchn See More of Our Favorite Cocktails makes one drink 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 4 large mint leaves (I substituted 1 shiso leaf, torn into several large pieces) 2 teaspoons sugar approx. […]

The 80 Calorie Cocktail

Skip the tonic and use soda water which has zero calories. You only have to account for the amount of calories in your vodka and splash of lime. Ingredients 1oz. vodka (69 calories per ounce) 1/2 lime (11 calories) 4 mint leaves 4oz. soda water 3-4 ice cubes Directions Muddle the lime and mint in a bowl. Add ingredients […]

Pina-Naranja Margarita

Sunshine in a pitcher.   No matter what the forecast says… rain, snow, hail… sunny pineapple-orange margaritas brighten up anyones spirits!

Pomelo Cocktail

Pomelo means grapefruit in Spanish.  A classic combo… grapefruit juice and vodka along with a few other friendly ingredients makes for an extremely refreshing cocktail.  The syrup can be made 1 day ahead of time.  

Avocado-Chicken Salad

Simple, fresh and delicious. Recipe was passed to my mother from a friend and now I am passing it along to you.

Healthy Grilled-Fish Tacos with Buttery Avocados

What do you get when peppery radishes, crunchy cabbage, and buttery avocados are piled atop freshly grilled snapper, and then casually folded between a toasty tortilla? The ultimate fish taco. (Fish can also be grilled on outdoor grill, but be...

Mexi-Style Tomato Salad

A Mexican twist on everyone’s favorite traditional Italian Caprese salad.

Blueberry Smash

‘Tis the season to drink your blueberries. Of course mixed with citrus, mint and vodka.

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