Strawberry Shrub Cocktail (Latest & Greatest)

Strawberry Shrub Cocktail (Latest & Greatest)

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jul 8, 2013
Blog, gallery, Infusions, Mama Beth Recipes

This Strawberry Shrub Cocktail (Latest and Greatest) showcases money-can’t-buy-garden-goodness. For any gartender, this cocktail epitomizes why we go to the trouble of making so many of our cocktail ingredients. The [...]

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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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Tequila Cherry Mostarda

Tequila Cherry Mostarda

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 19, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes, Organic Gardening

I’m growing red mustard for the first time this year, and really enjoying it as a peppery green in our salads. I enjoy a touch of heat in cocktails, and [...]

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Strawberry-Rhubarb Gin & Tonic

Strawberry-Rhubarb Gin & Tonic

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 6, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

After close to a month of traveling here and there, I’m playing catch up with spring. All of a sudden, I got a serious craving for rhubarb. As usual, our [...]

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Thyme Lime Tipple

Thyme Lime Tipple

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Mar 25, 2013
Blog, Craft Cocktails, gallery, Mama Beth Recipes

I forget about thyme. The herb. (I lose track of the other time as well these days. As much as I think I want to simplify my life, I keep [...]

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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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Tough & True Herbal Friends

Tough & True Herbal Friends

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jan 17, 2013
Blog, gallery, Organic Gardening

A really good day for me is one where I only leave the house to visit the garden, and then spend hours creating new cocktails, herbal syrups and zippy infusions [...]

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Gardening, Canning & Drinking

Gardening, Canning & Drinking

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Aug 23, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery, Organic Gardening

This week absolutely blew by. Our garden, and all of its’ bounty is keeping me hopping. I don’t want any food from it to go to waste. If I’m not [...]

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Playing Hooky

Playing Hooky

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Aug 3, 2012
gallery, Organic Gardening

On sunny days, all I want to do is work outside in the garden. Today I played hooky out in the garden. I watched the honey bees do all the [...]

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Lemon Balm Bonanza

Lemon Balm Bonanza

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jul 20, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery, Organic Gardening

I have a bumper crop of lemon balm. A bounty, a bonanza, a bush-sized plant. I’m figuring out ways to use it in my cocktail creations. I made ice cubes [...]

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Tempting Tea Cocktail

Tempting Tea Cocktail

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 29, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery, Organic Gardening

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Here’s a twist to try the next time you make some iced tea. Add a few sprigs of your favorite fresh, organic herbs, maybe a couple of [...]

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Beautiful Borage

Beautiful Borage

by Mama Knows Her Cocktails on Jun 21, 2012
Craft Cocktails, gallery, Organic Gardening

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Last summer, I added a borage plant to our edibles garden. I wanted to learn more about edible flowers, and borage has captivating blue blossoms. It reseeded itself [...]

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