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Thyme-Vodka Lemonade

In my wrap-up of our Great Canadian Harley trip, I shared about my love for Park Distillery in Banff, Alberta.  Not only do they craft some great spirits, their cocktail menu is so creative, the atmosphere is perfection, and the employees are super friendly. We had an amazing time enjoying some drinks, chatting with the bartenders, and taking in the atmosphere while in Banff. I tried one of their mocktails, a thyme lemonade utilizing a thyme simple syrup. How clever is that!? Being…

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Blueberry Mojitos

This spring I purchased a mint plant and as anyone who has grown mint knows, it has gone wild! I decided to do what one does with an excess of mint and MAKE MOJITOS!  It is pretty depressing for me to admit this, but I had never had a mojito! So I google’d a couple recipes and as I was digging in the fridge to get my limes, I saw the blueberry syrup I had made a couple weeks before….…

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Whisky Lemonade with Honey Syrup

I don’t think it gets much better than homemade lemonade. I love the tartness of the lemons mixed with the pulp. Add a little whisky? And you’re got yourself a good time. Honey is such a universal sweetner and this honey simple syrup pairs perfectly to sweeten up this whisky lemonade. And who better to talk to us about Honey but the 2014 Missouri Honey Princess, Erin Mullins?  Erin Mullins Northwest Missouri What brought you into farming?  I grew up and still…

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White Wine Margarita

If there is one thing I love it is citrus.. Of all sorts. Lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruit. I love the tartness and freshness. I’ve always loved the flavor of a margarita. But, I am not a huge fan of the tequila. It ruins it for me. Maybe it’s because I’ve had bad experiences. We won’t go there. Or maybe it’s because I just really don’t enjoy the flavor.  Anyway, I got this brilliant idea to sub tequila for wine. Because…

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