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Banana Daiquiri

I had several of these when I was at all-inclusives in the Riviera Maya and decided to make my own. Based on an online recipe, this is what I came up with: -1/4 cup light rum -juice from 1/2 lemon … Continue reading

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Kathy’s Paradise

My sister Kathy is in town and she likes me making her rum-based mixed drinks in the evenings. I seldom do it, and I’m not always successful, but last night she was insistent so I searched through the net for … Continue reading

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Coke with Lime

I bought a bottle the other day by accident. I won’t say that this soft drink is vile – I did drink it all – but it’s just not good. It’s rather bitter, a bit like an RC cola, and … Continue reading

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Disaronno

Another small bottle that Mike got was for Disaronno liqueur. It’s an amaretto (though you wouldn’t be able to tell that by looking at the bottle) and Mike didn’t like it for straight drinking, at least. I’m sure I’ll find … Continue reading

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Tangueray Gin

We got a number of small liquor bottles as stocking stuffers. As I don’t drink hard alcohol even when I’m not pregnant, Mike is the one who ends up with them. He already tried the Tangueray Dry Gin (straight) and … Continue reading

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Fresh orange juice

Is there anything more delicious than sweet orange juice made from ripe, plump California oranges? A couple of years ago Mike gave me the best birthday present every: an orange juicer. A few months later I bought one for my … Continue reading

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