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How to Make the Best Strawberry Cocktails This Summer

Forget sugary, faux-tiki concoctions. Fresh strawberries can be a wonderful cocktail ingredient, adding more than just a one-dimensional sweet …

16 Out-of-the-Ordinary Sangria Recipes for EVERY Pool Party

Summertime calls for all things sangria (even sangria popsicles), but it’s easy to grow tired of making the same old recipes over and over again. Maybe you’ve tried a few wine slushie recipes to switch things up a bit, but at the end of the day, you’re really wanting to up your sangria game. We’ve …

The 1946 Story That Predicted How Crazy the Internet Could Get

You often hear people say things like, “no science fiction writer could have predicted the Internet,” when they’re talking about science fiction’s …

Honey and Herbs Sing in 492's Saint Basil Cocktail

The Disco Sour at Charleston newbie <b>492</b> calls for pisco, lemon and Velvet Falernum, but it's cobalt blue-hued Butterfly Pea flower ice that causes the psychedelic-looking elixir to shift from purple to pink as the cubes melt. And mirroring the bar's creativity—which also involves asparagus and yerba …

The 6 Best Wine Destinations You’ve Never Heard Of

[first-inline-ad]<p>What’s better than hanging out with some friends and a bottle or two of wine? Going on a trip with friends to wine country and …

Cocktail of the week: the 1862

This week's cocktail is a light and refreshing concoction with a long history<p>Retro 1950s cocktails are all the rage these days (blame Mad Men). But for a really historic drink, you’d have to turn to the 1800s, when the art of mixology was born.<p>This week’s featured cocktail is inspired by one of the …

What I Tell All My Patients About Losing Weight & Getting Healthy

Diets backfire because people restrict too much. They allow the number of calories they consume to drop below their resting metabolic rate, or the …

34 Misconceptions & Myths About Meditation

As someone who has practiced for years, and has read a lot about meditation – both the “old school stuff” from Buddhist and Vedic traditions, as well …

This Is the Most Sophisticated Blue Cocktail Recipe You Will Ever Try

When he opens Porchlight on Monday, New York City restaurateur and Shake Shack czar Danny Meyer will premiere both his first bar ever and one of the …

19 Absinthe Cocktails You Need To Try

This far into winter, no drink is too strong.<p>Although the United Stated banned absinthe in 1915, the ban was lifted in 2007. Today, your neighborhood liquor store probably carries at least a few bottles. While some varieties are better than others, all have a strong anise flavor and none are …

Stone Wall

<b>Silverleaf Tavern • New York City</b> The drinks at this Kimpton hotel restaurant are the work of cocktail master Dale DeGroff, famous for his …

SUMMER COCKTAILS

Strawberry Grapefruit Smash

Strawberry Grapefruit Smash from Sprouted Kitchen• 3 T. honey<br>• 3 T. natural cane sugar<br>• 16 oz./2 cups fresh grapefruit juice<br>• 16 oz./2 cups vodka<br>• 1 pint …

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Blueberry Lavender Vodka Spritzer

Blueberry Lavender Vodka Spritzer from The Kitchn• 1 cup blueberries, for ice cubes<br>• 2 cups vodka<br>• 3/4 cup blueberry lavender simple syrup<br>• 4 ounces lime …

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Hey Hey, My My

Makes 1 Servings<p>This cocktail from Ava Gene's, Portland, Oregon, uses fino Sherry, which tends to be light, yeasty, and dry.<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ oz. Aperol<p>¾ oz. fino Sherry<p>1 oz. fresh grapefruit juice<p>½ oz. fresh lemon juice<p>¼ oz. honey simple syrup<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Instructions<p>Combine …

Basil Lime Cooler Recipe

<b>Note:</b> This recipe makes enough basil syrup for about 8 cocktails. Excess syrup can be stored for up to one week in a covered refrigerated container.<p><b>Read more: Drinking in Season: Basil Lime Cooler</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Basil Syrup:</b>1 cup water1 cup sugar6 basil leaves<b>For the Cocktail</b>:1 ounce basil …

Tequila and Sage Smash

Unlike most drinks that rely on precise measurements, “a smash lets you feel your way around the drink,” says San Francisco bartender Erik Adkins. …

Rosemary Maple Bourbon Sour

Fresh rosemary, maple and bourbon form a trifecta of deliciousness in this bright, herbaceous sour.<p>1½ oz. bourbon<br>¾ oz. fresh lemon juice<br>⅓ oz. maple …

Downton Abbey Cocktail Recipe: The Dowager Countess Cocktail

You, me and millions of others just got our Downton Abbey fix last Sunday. After what seemed like years, we once again filled our homes with that …

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Alys Fowler: a promiscuous lot

Heucheras, tiarellas and their love child the heucherella remind me of sweet wrappers. It is as if someone has taken the spoils of a sugar rush – silver foil and bright plastic – and created the most fanciful leaves.<p>Species plants in this tribe tend to come in muted mid-greens, marbled and veined …

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Exterior paint trends for 2013

Ready to give your home a makeover? Find out which paint and design trends top designers and architects are seeing this year.<p>Ready to give your home …

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5 Ways to reuse terra-cotta pots

Do you have terra-cotta pots in your garden that you're ready to recycle for good use? Here are five ideas to turn those boring pots into a unique …

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Ballpoint Pen Drawings

Focus sur l’artiste anglais James Mylne qui imagine des illustrations superbement détaillées tout en pointillés, et uniquement au stylo. Des …