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Rhubarb Pink Lemonade. From Blossom to Stem |

Rhubarb Pink Lemonade

I don’t take the time to make fresh-squeezed lemonade that often, which is a pity because it actually takes very little effort and is pretty much the best thing to drink on a sunny summer day. But what might be even better is lemonade with puckery rhubarb added to turn it a deep, blushing pink. …

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The Expat Cocktail

When the folks at Carpano asked if I’d like to try a bottle of their newest vermouth–Carpano Dry–I jumped at the opportunity. I’ve long been a fan of their sweet vermouths, Carpano Antica and Punt e Mes (Carpano Antica has been a staple in my Manhattans for years). I was curious to see what their …

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Rhubarb Syrup. Great in homemade soda (and in cocktails). So simple to make. From Blossom to Stem | Because Delicious |

Rhubarb Syrup

It’s getting to the time of summer when it seems that what I want more than anything is a cool drink in my hand. It can be anything from water to lemonade to cold brewed iced tea, but something I’ve done more and more in the last few years is make homemade syrups to add …

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