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low alcohol cocktails

“L’apero,” Aperitifs, an Old New Cocktail Experience

Happy hour in France and in other countries in Europe is a tradition that is a time honored ritual. Affectionately called “l’apero,” it is a shortened term for aperitifs, or as we know it, happy hour. L’apero is a sacred time of the day. It is a time to gather with friends as the sunlight […]

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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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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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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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Best of Sur le Plat 2019

Best of Sur le Plat 2019

Happy new year to all of the Sur le Plat fans that have faithfully followed me and let me know your favorite recipes this past year! These top ten recipes from 2019 reflect what you wanted to cook and share. For me personally these recipes recall memories of sultry nights in New Orleans, Florida beach […]

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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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Tamarind Margarita

Tamarind is a hardwood tree that produces pods filled with a sweet and sour fruit. When this fruit is concentrated...

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The Saint 75

We are still talking about the Saints in Louisiana and their final play off game. So why not sip a...

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Kumquat Old Fashioned

An Old Fashioned is a simple yet complex cocktail. There are many variations to this classic cocktail which has been...

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