Category Archive: Beverages

Jul 28

Thirst Quenching Ginger Switchel

This is a very old drink that dates back to colonial times. It is also called Haymaker’s punch because it is what they would drink during the hard and very hot work of haying. This quenches the thirst and helps to add back some of what is lost when you are working hard and sweating …

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Jul 08

Homemade Infused Citrus Fruit Cocktail Liqueur

This amazing recipe of how to make homemade infused citrus fruit cocktail liqueur is just simply … outstanding ! Citrus fruits that you can use in this recipe are blood oranges, clementines, lemons, limes, tangerines, kumquats and even pink grapefruit. Slice or quarter your citrus fruits before placing them in a large glass jar. It …

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May 19

Margarita Mix Up 20 Different Ways To Make One

           With Memorial day just around the corner it will soon be summer time and to me summer time grilling calls for margaritas. I love frozen margaritas that are like a margarita slushie with that nice salt on the rim of the glass. Mmm ice-cold and citrusy with that salt,, yep that says summer to …

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May 15

Flower Ice Cubes Chilling Lavender Leaf Lemonade

          If you like lemonade you need to check out this take on it. Lemonade made with lemon juice and muddled lavender leaves for that lavender spring flavor and then edible flowers are frozen into ice cubes to chill and beautify each and every glass of this delicious lavender lemonade ( I think wild violet …

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May 06

Make A Gallon Of Elderberry Mead

           If you are lucky enough to have elderberries that grow where you can pick them I hope you take advantage of this little power house of a weed. Elderberries are loaded with vitamins and minerals. They have more than blueberries. Most foods grown today are commercially grown and lack the abundance of nutrients some …

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Apr 28

How To Make Limoncello, Regular And Creamy Version

            Learn how to make the delicious after dinner drink Limoncello. You can make either the regular or the creamy version of this fruit infused alcohol. It is a simple beverage to make and can be made in just a couple of weeks. The recipe calls for lemons, everclear, sugar and water or milk for …

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