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Friday Night Cocktail

The Waldorf Cocktail. This was apparently the signature cocktail at the Waldorf-Astoria Bar in the early 20th Century. Like a lot of cocktails I like it’s a riff on a Manhattan.   What 1/4 oz absinthe 2 oz rye whiskey 3/4 … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail Re-visited

There was no cocktail drinking last weekend or this week. Because of the lack of cocktails in my life, there isn’t a new FNC to share so I thought I’d take the opportunity to share some old, much loved November … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

One of the stand out drinks when we went to the Sipsmith 100 Martini Bar, was the Suffragette.I really liked it (and it wasn’t my drink!), but I don’t currently have any sloe gin in the house but I was … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

In my family, I’m the odd one out. My Ma and brother (and sister-in-law and nephew) are numbers people. I’m not. If we are going out to dinner, Ma and Ben will check the menu and have decided what they … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

I know it’s been a while. Mostly because I can’t get my act together enough to make a cocktail, photograph a cocktail and drink a cocktail on the weekend so I can post it on Friday. I’ve been thinking about … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

Satan’s Whiskers I suppose I should wait until Halloween to post this one but it’s good enough that I won’t. If you use Grand Marnier as your triple sec the whiskers are straight, use Cointreau and they’re curled.  Little things … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

I’m going to start today by talking about washing up. Washing up is the downside of cooking and cocktail making. If you make cocktails at home there is a certain amount of washing up that will eventually be required beyond … Continue reading

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