My 2014 Winter Amaro

My 2014 Winter Amaro

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Feb 3, 2014
Blog, gallery, Infusions, Mama Beth Recipes

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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Cranberry Liqueur with a Twist

Cranberry Liqueur with a Twist

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Nov 25, 2013
Blog, gallery, Infusions

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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Delicious Way to Use Amaro

Delicious Way to Use Amaro

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Nov 12, 2013
Blog, gallery, Infusions, Mama Beth Recipes

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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Hot Toddy Brandy

Hot Toddy Brandy

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Oct 30, 2013
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Here is an easy way to make a Hot Toddy in a jiffy – spice up your bottle of brandy with this easy recipe. When it is Hot Toddy time, […]

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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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Rhubarb Elixir

Rhubarb Elixir

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Oct 21, 2013
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My Rhubarb Cordial has transformed into a Rhubarb Elixir.

The last time you saw the Rhubarb Cordial, it was infusing away – on its’ way to being a happy, fruity liqueur. […]

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Infusing & Experimenting

Infusing & Experimenting

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Oct 9, 2013
Blog, gallery, Infusions, Non-Alcoholic

Here’s the results of a perfect day at Mama Knows Her Cocktails’ kitchen. Playing with recipes and experimenting with flavors to create these infusions. My inspiration came from:
an abundance of […]

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Tinctures for the Bar

Tinctures for the Bar

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Aug 12, 2013
Blog, gallery, Infusions, Organic Gardening

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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Summer in a Bottle

Summer in a Bottle

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

I’ve been busy capturing and enjoying our summer flavor bonanza. I’m calling this Blueberry & Tarragon Vinegar – Summer in a Bottle. I’m sure it will be a great addition […]

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Peach Dog Perfect Cocktail

Peach Dog Perfect Cocktail

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Aug 1, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

I’m not a huge fan of white dog whiskey. It’s unaged whiskey. I like the magic that happens when liquor spends some time in barrels. I bought a bottle of […]

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Madcap Mixology Mayhem

Madcap Mixology Mayhem

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jul 15, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

Madcap Mixology Mayhem. My friend Cindy came up with this phrase to describe my cocktail creations and concoctions. I find a lot of creative freedom and satisfaction making these cocktail […]

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Garden Old Fashioned Cocktail

Garden Old Fashioned Cocktail

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jul 1, 2013
Blog, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

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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