The Sazerac – A Taste of the New Orleans

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There are a few cocktails that define a region or city. Kentucky has the Mint Julep, Texas has the Margarita and New Orleans has the Sazerac. In fact, in 2008 the City of New Orleans finally made it official, naming the Sazerac the official cocktail of the Emerald city. The creation of this southern staple […]

Homemade Lemoncello

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This is possibly the longest time I have spent preparing a post.  Over the past three weeks, I have been creating my own homemade lemoncello, a traditional Italian lemon liquor.  The idea came from a fellow Trot Line writer who tweeted out a recipe for a homemade Christmas treat.  After spending a couple of months […]

Three Classic Cocktails to Add to Your Repertoire

Old Fashioned Classic Cocktail | The South

Your ability to make or enjoy a cocktail should go beyond the trite gin/vodka and soda/tonic water with a lime.  While refreshing, it is boring and should only be used when your cupboards are bare and you ONLY have the two ingredients.  Fret not, I am going expand your horizons with three different cocktails that […]