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Happy Hour: A Not-Ready-for-Fall Cocktail

I’m not ready for fall.  I’m not too proud to admit it.  I thought I was excited for boots and sweaters and getting to skip the weekly pedicures, but I was wrong.  The second it started raining and the temperature dropped into the 40s, I was curled up in a ball on top of a pile of summer dresses crying my eyes out.

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Happy Hour: Grapefruit Jalapeño Margaritas

We don’t cocktail much at home anymore, but I’m hosting a get together later this month that will require a signature drink.  Since it’s finally summer, how about a grapefruit and jalapeno margarita?  It’s everything you love about a Paloma with a bit more spice. The Work Edit’s Grapefruit/Jalapeno Margarita Juice of 2 small or 1 large lime 1 teaspoon of agave nectar Juice of 1 Texas …

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Happy Hour: An Easy Seltzer Cocktail

I don’t drink at home often, but on a sunny summer day, the idea of sitting on the patio with a cocktail is just too enticing.  For an easy, refreshing cocktail, this four-ingredient drink is the way to go.  It’s also a great use for the flavored seltzer water that most of us have in our refrigerators. I like this Oola vodka because it’s smooth …

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Happy Hour: The Tangerine Gimlet

We all know that I love an easy cocktail.  Partly because I’m lazy, but mostly because making craft cocktails can be expensive and time-consuming.  And when I make cocktails at home, I don’t want to spend hours muddling, reducing, and chilling. This Tangerine Gimlet from A Communal Table contains only three simple ingredients and tastes amazing.  If you like vodka and orange juice, you will like this even …

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