Flowers of Summer Amaro

Flowers of Summer Amaro

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jul 18, 2014
Blog, gallery, Infusions, Mama Beth Recipes

This Flowers of Summer Amaro is my my most colorful herbal infusion to date. I decided to go for a floral flavor with this bittersweet amaro, and highlight all the [...]

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Lemon Balm Elixir

Lemon Balm Elixir

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 23, 2014
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This Lemon Balm Elixir is a divine drink to your health. Lemon balm, borage leaves, and fresh lemon enjoy a long soak in brandy and local honey. Lemon balm, a [...]

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Lovage & Lime Lifter

Lovage & Lime Lifter

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 16, 2014
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My lovage plant is sky high these days, and is begging to lend its’ celery flavor to a garden cocktail, like this Lovage & Lime Lifter. Lovage packs a powerful [...]

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Lemon Thyme French 75

Lemon Thyme French 75

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on May 22, 2014
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Lemon, thyme, gin and bubbles in a glass – my latest sublime spring cocktail – the¬†Lemon Thyme French 75. My riff on the traditional French 75 cocktail infuses thyme’s pungent [...]

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How to Rescue Bad Wine

How to Rescue Bad Wine

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on May 1, 2014
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My experiment to rescue a bad bottle of wine paid off. We’re not big wine drinkers in our house. So while reorganizing our modest stash of wine, stored deep in [...]

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Drink Your Greens

Drink Your Greens

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Apr 23, 2014
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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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Tipsy Olives Variation

Tipsy Olives Variation

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Apr 4, 2014
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Who says the olive in your martini has to be green? Not me. These kalamata olives are my newest Tipsy Olives Variation. A delectable cocktail garnish, or for nibbling during [...]

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Kumquat, Pineapple & Lemon Balm Water

Kumquat, Pineapple & Lemon Balm Water

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Mar 24, 2014
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This healthy, herbal water celebrates the end of winter, and welcomes spring. Kumquats are fun citrus fruits to feature as a flavorful garnish. I cheated and used frozen pineapple. My [...]

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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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