Drinks

American in Paris, a low alcohol cocktail

This low alcohol cocktail, American in Paris is cool and refreshing and perfect for day drinking. The aperol is a...

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Perfect Manhattan

A Perfect Manhattan for a perfect spring evening!

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Strawberry Frosè

One last tribute to the Louisiana strawberry season and to help you start your happy hour early this week! Frozen...

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The East Broadway Cocktail

What do you do when your neighbor brings you a bottle of Pinhook Bourbon? After you say thank you and...

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Grapefruit Vodka Martini

I love pink. Last week one of my neighbors dropped off the last of his crop of ruby red grapefruits...

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Lemon Lavender Martini

I love anything lavender. Reportedly, lavender has been known to reduce anxiety and improve sleep. I love the intoxicating fragrance...

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Vieux Carre, a Classic New Orleans Cocktail

Maybe because it’s Carnival time, or maybe it’s because I received the book “New Orleans Cocktails, ” by Sarah Baird...

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Southern Spiked Apple Cider

Looking for a cocktail that says autumn? Or a witches brew for Halloween? This mulled apple cider and bourbon potion...

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Bourbon Milk Punch

A New Orleans brunch speciality and one of my favorite day drinks with grillades and grits or poached egg dishes...

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Pomegranate Martini

My favorite summer cocktail, a vodka pomegranate martini. Filled with vitamins and powerful antioxidants I like to imagine that the...

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Cucumber Cilantro Margarita

As the temperatures rise, I am always looking for solutions to beat the heat. Last year when I was visiting...

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Cajun Bloody Mary’s

Is the quest for the perfectly spiced and balanced Bloody Mary ever complete? I have spent many hours exploring local...

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