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blueberry-basil vodka gimlet

Blueberry-Basil Vodka Gimlet

It remains unlear if a Gimlet was named after a British Admiral ship doctor named Sir Thomas Desmond Gimlette or for a tool called a “gimlet” that is used to tap barrels of alcohol aroard 19th-century British navel vessels.  What is widely known is that scurvy (caused by a lack of vitamin C) could bring down a ship […]

vodka blackberry breeze

Vodka Blackberry Breeze Cocktail

Hello Summer! Is it just me, or have you been waiting for it as much as I have?  Long sunny carefree days and no school lunches are something to celebrate in my house. After living in California for 11 years now, I need warm temperatures and lots of sunlight. Summer delivers both in abundance.  Summertime […]

vodka lemonade

Vodka Lemonade

I don’t feel like I’m 45.  So much so that recently, I have caught myself saying the wrong age–like 44, or 25. They always said that would happen. I’m not going to complain about being 45.  Age is all relative, and truthfully I only feel old sometimes. Typically, it’s a few days after doing something […]

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