Winter Amaro - Day 19

Winter Amaro – Day 19

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Feb 20, 2014
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My DIY 2014 Winter Amaro has been infusing for 19 days, and already has a darker hue and delectable flavor. After two weeks, I decided to add three more dried […]

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Vin D'Orange Mama Beth Style

Vin D’Orange Mama Beth Style

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Feb 13, 2014
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I recently put my spin on the classic Vin D’Orange recipe. It’s a knock-out aperitif, using what is in season now. While indulging in my daily Pinterest fix, I found […]

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Amaro Boulevardier & Ice Ball

Amaro Boulevardier & Ice Ball

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Feb 10, 2014
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Isn’t that a handsome ice cube in a handsome cocktail? It’s an ice ball from an easy to use mold from Arctic Chill.

Recently, I was asked to review their ice […]

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My 2014 Winter Amaro

My 2014 Winter Amaro

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Feb 3, 2014
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My 2014 Winter Amaro is underway. Last year, I created an Amaro for each season, using ingredients found in our own garden. I began with Winter in 2013, which produced […]

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Honey with Mulling Spices

Honey with Mulling Spices

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jan 23, 2014
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Honey infused with mulling spices equals instant hot toddy goodness. Honey is my sweetener of choice for a hot toddy. Adding some mulling spices to honey to infuse for a […]

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Boozy Apricots - 3 Reasons to Love Them

Boozy Apricots – 3 Reasons to Love Them

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jan 17, 2014
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1. Boozy Apricots swimming in liquor, clove, allspice, cinnamon, vanilla, and black pepper have glorious flavor.
2. Boozy Apricots are a snap to prepare, and make for quick gifts.
3. Boozy Apricots […]

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Persimmon Vermouth

Persimmon Vermouth

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Dec 31, 2013
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Persimmons and dry vermouth together make for a very fine sip. I’ve been enjoying a chilled glass of this┬áPersimmon Vermouth as an aperitif during the holidays. Add some gin along […]

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Easy Cranberry Gin & Tonic Cocktail

Easy Cranberry Gin & Tonic Cocktail

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Dec 20, 2013
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Easy cocktail recipes like this Cranberry Gin & Tonic are so handy during the holiday season. And easy can still deliver festive flavor. This recipe amounts to cutting up or […]

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Apple Brandy Hot Toddy

Apple Brandy Hot Toddy

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Dec 12, 2013
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No ice cubes for me these days. All I’ve been hankering for lately are hot drinks. And specifically, a hot toddy in the evening. My latest triumph is the Apple […]

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Cranberry Liqueur with a Twist

Cranberry Liqueur with a Twist

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Nov 25, 2013
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This Cranberry Liqueur is quick to make, has spectacular color, and delivers on the flavor. Cranberry and orange flavors are a long time favorite combination. I added a sprig of […]

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Easy Bottle Gift

Easy Bottle Gift

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Nov 18, 2013
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The next time you are gifting a bottle of something special, it’s easy to take it to the next level. Tie a pretty orphaned glass from the thrift store onto […]

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Delicious Way to Use Amaro

Delicious Way to Use Amaro

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Nov 12, 2013
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Making my own amaro liqueur each season, from what is available in our cocktail garden, has produced some remarkable results. Besides enjoying glasses of these bitter and herbal liqueurs on […]

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