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I am stuffed; stuffed like a turkey. If you ask me, we have Thanksgiving all wrong. Sure, we remember to be grateful for the people and things we have — that takes little effort. It’s the meal that’s always puzzled me.   If your family boasts 10 or more, a...

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A few months back, the kind folks at Canada’s Vintage Kitchen Appliance sent us a sample of “The Press”, their homage to the classic discontinued Wear-Ever juice press. Today, however, we’re going to talk about the Land Rover North American Specification (NAS) Defender 110 instead, because we have a...

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It may be only a small gesture, but I’m going to make this margarita today in memory of all those who were lost, all those who came to the rescue, and all those who had their lives forever changed on a day that, though a decade past, still remains...

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Orange Liqueur

50-50 Spritz

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Last month, FOX News Magazine asked us to contribute an original spritz recipe.  If you’re unfamiliar with spritzes (or spritzers, should you prefer), the general profile is a light, low-alcohol hot weather alternative to something like beer.  Currently, the Aperol Spritz rules the category.  Our take came about as...

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3.0

It’s a whole new day for the old 12 Bottle Bar.  Today, we’re unveiling what is essentially the third major version of the site since we launched in 2009.  With each version, we try to make things a little more useful and better looking.  Hope you like what you...

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White Rum

Rum Rickey

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The White Rum Rickey sprang from our online friendship with FUSSYlittleBLOG.com founder Daniel Berman. When we first met Fussy, we were inspired to create a drink for him, an overwrought watermelon rum shrub thingie that was far more complex than the concept called for, Years later, when we asked...

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drinks_sunny

Do we love this drink? Yes, oh yes. In a tall glass, the greens and yellows reflecting in the light, this is a drink that cries out for a chaise lounge and a veranda.

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watermelon_cooler

As you will quickly discover, the Watermelon Cooler is a symphony of just a few ingredients with a minimal amount of alteration done to them.

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