Drinks

Cocktail Recipe: Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

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The history behind the Daiquiri Cocktail Did you know this? July 19 is National Daiquiri Day! One of the most popular cocktail drinks around the world, the daiquiri took its name from Daiquiri, a mining and beach area near Santiago, Cuba. This sweet concoction is said to have been invented by an American mining engineer […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Cocktail Recipe: Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

Cocktail Recipe: Bloody Mary

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Did you know this? The practice of using a celery stick to garnish a Bloody Mary began in the 1960’s when a celebrity who did not have a swizzle stick grabbed a celery stick from the relish tray to stir his drink with instead. A mixture of ingredients unlikely to be found in a cocktail have […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Cocktail Recipe: Bloody Mary

Cocktail Recipe: Tequila Sunrise

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Because of its popularity, the Tequila Sunrise has had a famous movie, a hit song, many restaurants, flowers and even a quilt pattern named after it. This cocktail favourite has been designated an IBA Official Cocktail by the International Bartender Association, and can be mixed in an infinite number of modern variations. It’s easy enough […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Cocktail Recipe: Tequila Sunrise

7 Short, Simple, Snazzy Blender Cocktail Recipes

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Just the mere idea of blender cocktails may be horrifying for a lot of hardcore bartenders who pride themselves on the art of mixing drinks, which is ironic considering the boom of the power blender in cocktail bars during the 1930s. But thanks to a resurgence in the popularity of tiki drinks and the fact […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | 7 Short, Simple, Snazzy Blender Cocktail Recipes

A Classic Cocktail Recipe: Pina Colada

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The history behind the Pina Colada The Pina Colada has been the official beverage of Puerto Rico since 1978. Invented in 1954 by Ramon “Monchito” Marrero for the Caribe Hilton’s Beachcomber Bar’s celebrity guests, the Pina Colada has since become the headliner for tropical drinks. Associated with summer breezes and lounging on the beach, this classic Pina […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | A Classic Cocktail Recipe: Pina Colada

Cocktail Recipe: Frozen Margarita

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Did you know this? February 22 is National Margarita Day! For a thicker, creamier Margarita, you can freeze the lime and lemon juice ahead of time and crush together with the ice. Tell us about any other unique Margaritas you’ve mixed up or what other cocktails you’ve made in your blender. You can also take a […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Cocktail Recipe: Frozen Margarita

3 Must Try, Great Tasting Antioxidant Smoothies

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Nowadays, it’s hard to find a ready-made smoothie that’s got the perfect combination of healthiness and taste. With the explosion in popularity of juice and smoothie bars, you’ll often find a whopping amount of calories and fats present – mainly due to added sweeteners like sugar and honey, full-fat milk, yoghurt and ice cream. A […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | 3 Must Try, Great Tasting Antioxidant Smoothies