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Friday Musings: A Certain House

Friday Musings: A Certain House

How many of you that are parents remember realizing that your child was turning into a little person right before your eyes? Doesn’t that moment bring back the sweetest memories? It certainly does for me, but I also recall recognizing shortly thereafter that my kids were not going to hold onto these early memories in the same the way that I was. They would, in fact, be mine alone to keep. As parents, we become aware that there is a reason why our children don’t remember the things that

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Monday Classics: Midnight Coffee

Monday Classics: Midnight Coffee

For many cocktail drinkers, myself included, an Old-Fashioned epitomizes the idea of a classic drink. Its basic recipe provides a blank canvas that invites us to explore the idea of putting our own artistic spin on things. While working this past Saturday behind the bar at Cooper River Distillers, I had the opportunity to experiment with creating an Old-Fashioned with our Rye Oak Reserve rum, a distillery-made coffee liqueur, a rich simple from True Syrups & Garnishes, and a dash of orange bitters. You

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Friday Musings: Your Morning Coffee

Friday Musings: Your Morning Coffee

The other day I came across a quote by Johnny Cash in which he was asked for his description of paradise, to which he answered “This morning, with her, having coffee.” I fell in love with the quote the moment I saw it and almost immediately posted it on my Instagram. He was speaking, of course, about his wife, June Carter Cash. Something about the image of the two of them having coffee together, and the fact that he attached such significance to it, truly warmed my heart. It made me

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