Drink Your Greens

Drink Your Greens

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Apr 23, 2014
Blog, Entertaining, gallery, Infusions

You can Drink Your Greens with this quick idea for your next get-together. Your guests can select a small combination of herbs and/or baby greens to muddle into their cocktail, [...]

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Fall Amaro

Fall Amaro

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Oct 24, 2013
Blog, gallery, Infusions, Mama Beth Recipes

This jar of luscious garden ingredients is my Fall Amaro infusing away. Back in January, I decided to make an amaro for each season, using ingredients from our garden. Amaro [...]

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Summer Amaro

Summer Amaro

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Aug 27, 2013
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Honest, I am still making cocktails around here. I’m also racing to keep up with our cocktail garden, and preserving our special summer harvest for future cocktails. I decided at [...]

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Cordials from the Garden

Cordials from the Garden

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Aug 21, 2013
Blog, gallery, Infusions, Organic Gardening

More beautiful, boozy, fruity and herbal mixtures are filling glass jars on our kitchen counter. My latest garden mixology project are these cordials using fruits and herbs from our cocktail [...]

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Tinctures for the Bar

Tinctures for the Bar

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Aug 12, 2013
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These intriguing herbal tinctures are infusing away on the kitchen counter. Our cocktail garden is brimming with herbs at their peak right now. It’s time to capture their fantastic flavors [...]

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Lemon Balm & Borage Sparkling Water

Lemon Balm & Borage Sparkling Water

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jul 25, 2013
Blog, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes, Non-Alcoholic

Refreshing and easy. Two words we want to hear during the summer, or anytime really. This Lemon Balm & Borage Sparkling Water is a snap to prepare. It’s always nice [...]

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Redventure Romp Cocktail

Redventure Romp Cocktail

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jul 10, 2013
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My Redventure celery is finally red and ready! I cut my first batch of it for an appetizer plate I was putting together to take to our friends’ house. I [...]

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Garden Old Fashioned Cocktail

Garden Old Fashioned Cocktail

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jul 1, 2013
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This Garden Old Fashioned Cocktail is where a classic recipe gets a big tweak of flavor from the cocktail garden. A smashing Rhubarb-Anise Hyssop Syrup replaces the traditional sugar cube, [...]

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Spring Amaro

Spring Amaro

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 21, 2013
Blog, gallery, Infusions, Mama Beth Recipes, Organic Gardening

My love affair with all things amaro (the Italian word for bitter) continues. I was quite pleased with my do-it-yourself efforts to create my own amaro liqueur in the middle [...]

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Raspberry Vodka & Tonic

Raspberry Vodka & Tonic

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on May 28, 2013
Blog, Entertaining, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

My friends know me so well. I hosted a fun group this last weekend. Among my hostess gifts were:

4 pack of Q Tonic water
pint of homemade Raspberry Vodka
slew of vintage [...]

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Cocktail Garden Future Additions

Cocktail Garden Future Additions

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Apr 5, 2013
Blog, gallery, Organic Gardening

It’s that wonderful time of the gardening year, when all things seem possible. Packages of seeds are like little bags of hope. I’m planting some old favorites, and am very [...]

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The Masterpiece of My Booze Career (So Far)

The Masterpiece of My Booze Career (So Far)

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Mar 8, 2013
Blog, gallery, Infusions

Since I am crazy about Amaros, I made my own. I can’t believe how good it tastes for my first time out the gate! I looked at a few recipes, [...]

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