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Apple Cardamom Toddy!!

We are snowed in and the drinking shrubs were getting a little jealous from all the attention the bitters and tinctures were getting, so I had to make a drink featuring them! I have chosen to use the Apple Cardamom … Continue reading

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Ginger Basil Gimlet

We are in Kentucky and about to get pounded with what we consider to be an enormous amount of snow (7-8 inches, not a lot by most standards, but it basically shuts our town down!). My Mom is here with … Continue reading

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Popcorn and a Hot Toddy!!!

Since it’s National Popcorn Day (yeah, I had no idea either, until I saw it on social media!) and it’s freezing outside, we are celebrating with Everglades Seasoned Popcorn and a Ginger Cinnamon Hot Toddy. Both are super simple to … Continue reading

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It’s a simple drink, but it gave me my start!

This week I’m going to take you guys back. Way back to the first cocktail I ever learned to make. This all came about from baby proofing my house. My Mom has been here, helping me out, and it had … Continue reading

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The Red Wedding Cocktail!

This week’s cocktail is still keeping with the Bourbon theme from last month, but it’s a little more complex than some of our past drinks. However, my Aunt Debra gave me the inspiration for it, and after a little research … Continue reading

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The History and Use of Bourbon!!!

To finish out National Bourbon Heritage Month, I thought I’d make the final blog Cocktails with Cally just about bourbon. I thought you might want to know exactly what makes this special liquor Bourbon and where it came from. To … Continue reading

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Berries, Ginger, and Bourbon…Oh My!!!

The weather is beautiful here in the Bluegrass sate right now. It’s that time when the mornings are cool  and you need a light jacket to go outside, but it warms up later in day. You can’t beat it! This … Continue reading

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Another Bourbon Favorite….The Mint Julep!!

Continuing on for National Bourbon Heritage Month, I’m covering what I think is possibly the most popular drink in Kentucky, especially on the first Saturday in May. Yep, that’s right, it’s the Mint Julep. Now, you may have a had … Continue reading

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A Kentucky Original….The Old Fashioned!

If you live in Kentucky, then you know that September is National Bourbon Heritage Month! It’s really our highest of all high holidays! So that means that for the month of September, I will be celebrating by bringing you some … Continue reading

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I Am Pleased to Introduce….The French Blonde!

Recently I’ve been wondering if I was born on the wrong continent. I am obsessed with everything European! I can’t get enough of the history, food, drinks, and lifestyle. You will be seeing this obsession in many of my upcoming … Continue reading

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