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Friday Musings: Late Night Text

Friday Musings: Late Night Text

I was scrolling through my Instagram feed the other day when a little blurb from one of the accounts I follow that features quotes caught my eye. It read “You are my favorite notification” and it was accompanied by a heart emoji, of course. As silly as it may sound, especially for someone like me who grew up with a rotary phone, this little quote truly made me smile. Oh come on, don’t laugh. We’ve all been there. You’re going about your day and you hear your text message alert on your phone. You look

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Tea for Two: Some thoughts on making cocktails with tea…

Tea for Two: Some thoughts on making cocktails with tea…

Tomorrow is National Tea Day and I’ve teamed up with Elin Lawrence, who writes the blog Travel Food Cool, to bring you some celebratory cocktails this week. There’s lots of information about making cocktails with tea that’s available online, but I wanted to share my own personal thoughts about tea as an ingredient and the experiences I’ve had using it. The first tea cocktail that I ever made was with a green tea vodka from Charbay in California, a company that makes excellent infused products. I found the flavoring to be

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The Suncatcher: A Riff on the Blueberry Tea Cocktail

The Suncatcher: A Riff on the Blueberry Tea Cocktail

Yesterday I shared a drink with you called the Blueberry Tea Cocktail whose aroma and flavor brought to mind blueberries even though there were none in the recipe. It was like pulling a rabbit out of a hat! For my riff on this cocktail I decided to forgo any attempts at magic and actually use blueberries in the drink. What can I say? I have an active imagination but it tends to always be reined in by practicality. Call me a Virgo. I started out with Copper & Vine brandy from Cooper River Distillers made locally right here in

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