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Mixology Monday is a monthly cocktail party where various bloggers post recipes using a featured ingredient. This month features absinthe and is hosted by Sonja Kassebaum over at Thinking of Drinking. Absinthe has enjoyed quite the revival since its reintroduction to the U.S. in 2007, having been outlawed since 1912. I picked up a bottle […]

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Of all the classic cocktail books few tell as good a story as Charles H. Baker’s “The Gentleman’s Companion: Being an Exotic Drinking Book or Around the World with Jigger, Beaker and Flask”, first published in 1939. The book chronicles his adventure traveling the world, sampling its finest cocktails. He offers a recipe for just […]

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Winter is citrus season. Those willing to explore past their local grocer will be rewarded with exotic citrus that may not lend itself to the casual peel n’ eat but will provide a complex flavor experience for other tasks. I know few people who are more dedicated in finding exotic citrus for use in cocktails […]

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