Summer Sips: Tart n’ Cool, A Cocktail

Mixing tart tastes with a cool feel comes together nicely in a summer cocktail. This week we’re mixing rhubarb (tart) with cucumber (cool) to produce a Tart n’ Cool: ideal as a docktail. Although rhubarb is a vegetable, it is often put to the same culinary uses as fruits. When someone says rhubarb pie, there …

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Muskoka Gimlet

Summer Sips: The Muskoka Gimlet

The Gimlet is an old, traditional drink. It can be said that it has enjoyed somewhat of a renaissance recently. Just ask local bartenders! It was once the choice of British sailors in the 19th century. The original cocktail was easier on the mixers, simply one part gin and one part Rose’s Lime Juice Cordial. …

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Dandy Lion Cocktails

Summer Cocktail: The Dandy Lion

We all remember blowing the seeds of a dandelion. Where did they go? Off to mystical lands where dreams come true? And I certainly hope you’ve experienced the crunch of dandelion greens in a summer salad, or puckered up with a fragrant cup of dandelion root tea. Somehow, even if unknowingly, this herb has touched all of our …

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