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spicy jalapeno margaritas

Kathleen Finnegan   Happy Friday! I just wanted to pop in for a minute and share this easy recipe for the spicy margaritas we served at our margarita party a few weeks ago. They were such a big hit – tart, smooth, not too sweet, and most importantly – spicy. The perfect refreshing cocktail for a Valentines day! Jalapeño margaritas Yield: party size - fills 1 pitcher Ingredients ◾3 cups good (plain) tequila ◾1 cup Grand Marnier ◾1.5 cups fresh lime juice ◾1 cup simple syrup (or sub agave syrup... Continue Reading >

straight up!

Kathleen Finnegan You probably recognize the name of this cocktail - round our circle of friends, we know it as Finnegan favorite. Moscow Mules usually contain sugar syrup - which involves melting sugar and water together. To make it easier, I add Sierra Mist Natural as the sweetener instead of the sugar syrup... and did you know it is made with real sugar, no artificial ingredients, 100% natural flavoring? The addition of Sierra Mist adds a light, sparkling touch without adding too much... Continue Reading >

Orange-Cranberry Gin and Tonic

Kathleen Finnegan   This tasty little number is really great all year, but something just says holiday to me! Ingredients 1 (2-inch) orange rind strip 1 tablespoon fresh cranberries* 1 teaspoon sugar 1 cup ice cubes 3 tablespoons gin 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice 1/4 cup tonic water Preparation Muddle orange rind strip, fresh cranberries, and sugar in a cocktail shaker. Add ice cubes, gin, and fresh orange juice. Cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled (about 30 seconds). Pour into an 8-oz. glass; top with tonic water. Serve immediately. *Frozen cranberries,... Continue Reading >

roasted strawberry ice cream, yum!

Kathleen Finnegan Strawberries and Summer go hand in hand.             Growing up we had strawberries in the garden and on a hot summer day I remember picking them right off the vine. Recently I was strolling through the farmers market and I came upon some of the freshest looking strawberries I've seen. I couldn't help but buy a few packs. When I got home I went on the hunt for a unique recipe and sure enough I found Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream. It's the perfect way... Continue Reading >

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