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  • The Trinidad Sour Cocktail ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    The Trinidad Sour Cocktail

    The Trinidad Sour Cocktail  ~ this romantic cocktail has love potion written all over it ~ with a deep crimson color and seductive flavor, this is definitely one you’ll want to…

  • French Press Breakfast Chocolate

    French Press Breakfast Chocolate ~ this easy method makes a thick, rich, frothed hot chocolate just like the Europeans enjoy!…

  • DIY Cocktail Cherries | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    DIY Cocktail Cherries

    DIY Cocktail Cherries — because every great cocktail deserves a great garnish, and this is one cherry you won’t leave at the bottom of your glass! Instead of reaching for a…

  • How to make Tangerine Tea

    I’m a die hard coffee drinker, but I can’t ‘do’ caffeine after noon.  I end up wide awake in bed, thinking about things like the fiscal cliff, or how in the…

  • Homemade Allspice Dram Recipe

    Homemade Allspice Dram is an essential ingredient in the best Fall cocktails, and now you can make it yourself, right at home! Have you heard of Allspice Dram?  If you’re hitting…

  • How to Make Turkish Coffee ~ the perfect cup of coffee might not be from Starbucks after all ~ this sensuous brew is full-bodied, fragrant, and utterly delicious.

    How to Make Turkish Coffee

    How to Make Turkish Coffee ~ the perfect cup of coffee might not be from Starbucks after all ~ this sensuous Middle Eastern brew is full-bodied, fragrant, and utterly delicious.…

  • Fresh Grapefruit Mojito

    Fresh Grapefruit Mojito

    This Fresh Grapefruit Mojito is a refreshing cocktail for a hot night…if you’ve got fresh mint from the garden, so much the better!…

  • pink grapefruit

    Minimal Monday: Grapefruit Infused Rum

    I’m not a fan of flavored alcohols.  You can keep your blueberry, bacon, and gummi bear vodkas.  I’d rather drink a shot of NyQuil than some of those concoctions.  A pumpkin…

  • The Hummer Cocktail

    The Hummer Cocktail is an adult milkshake of epic proportions…you’ll either love me or hate me for this irresistible concoction of ice cream, rum, and Kahlua.…

  • Drinking Chocolate

    The authentic Drinking Chocolate Recipe from the famous L. A. Burdick chocolatier.  It’s thick, rich, decadent, and made without any added sugar.  …

  • Castillian Hot Chocolate

    Castillian Hot Chocolate is a simple, warming drink, but it’s voluptuously thick and rich.  It’s like drinking pudding before it’s set.   I’m responding to the weird weather by pouring myself a…