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Berry burst lemonade

A refreshing summer treat!  There’s not too many things I find more refreshing on a hot summer’s day than icy cold lemonade, and when it’s made with fresh berries it’s even better. Muddling (gently squashing) the berries releases some of … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Mocha Mugs

A delicious winter warmer It’s like coffee and hot chocolate met, fell in love and got married. Reminiscent of those expensive seasonal beverages featured at just about every coffee shop on the planet, this drink is simple to prepare and … Continue reading

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Homemade Classic Eggnog

I’ve always had a thing for eggnog. As a kid, it seemed like an exotic indulgence, but I always wondered why adults had to doctor it with alcohol to enjoy it. Once I grew up, I began to appreciate the … Continue reading

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Cucumber-mint sparkling vodka lemonade

There’s nothing more refreshing than lemonade on a hot summer’s day…unless, of course, it’s a cucumber and mint infused lemonade, spiked with a judicious amount of vodka. This drink is light and super tasty without being too boozy or too … Continue reading

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Sbiten (Russian Spiced Honey Drink)

Sbiten, considered by some to be the quintessential Russian cold-weather beverage, traces its history back to the 14th century. Traditionally served up on street corners from heated copper samovars, the beverage fell out of favour as coffee and tea became … Continue reading

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Canadian Sleigh Ride Cocktail

Crisp nights and roaring fires are the perfect setting for warm-your-insides cocktails. While bourbon is a very popular drinks base these days, I often find Canadian or rye Whiskey to be even more beguiling. It boast a subtle yet distinctive … Continue reading

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