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NettleTini

I LOVE Spring in the Northwest. We anxiously await for the rain to subside…a little less falls each day. We crave the light. The sun sets later each day…even if it’s just one more minute of light…we embrace it. It’s … Continue reading

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17th Annual Oyster Wine Competition – Final Call to Wineries!

I had the pleasure of dining at lunch this week with Jon Rowley, of Jon Rowley & Associates. He is he the Mastermind behind this wonderful Northwest Event created 17 years ago. Jon’s career has shaped the seafood industry as … Continue reading

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Meyer Lemon-Herb Cooler

March 2011….Seattle. I don’t know about you, but I have been feeling a bit, burned out and a bit dreary as of late. Looking at the calendar, I realize it has been winter for 4 1/2 months…The long stretch to … Continue reading

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Perfect Pair – Chocolate Raspberry Truffles

Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays I love to mix beautiful, sensuous drinks to share with my Love. I’m splurging with this pair of decadent Raspberry Chocolate Truffles. Chocolate is a MUST on Valentine’s Day…and Raspberry is a perfect … Continue reading

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Vanishing Party Punch

I love entertaining a crowd, especially this time of year. When February rolls around, we are ready to have a party. I truly believe that the Superbowl was planned for this time of year, on purpose. We usually have a … Continue reading

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Cucumber Bombay Fizz

I Well…here we are…end of January 2011, and I realize how long it has been since I really created a special drink to share on ThirstQuest. Post holidays…January is just a “challenging” month. You can disagree with me…fresh new start, … Continue reading

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The Candy Cane

Only 8 days left until Christmas!!! All of my presents are wrapped and shipped. My house is warm and festive with lights and a beautiful tree. The candy canes hanging on the limbs, inspired me to create this creamy frozen … Continue reading

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Ginger Lime Sake-Tini

Well, The holidays are upon us…and if you’re like me, you want to have fun and enjoy delicious food and cocktails. Seems there are so many parties to attend, so many fattening snacks. Over-indulgence can really creep up!!! During the … Continue reading

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Hot Apple Pom-Cran Cider

Well, I woke up this morning to a beautiful wintery scene…Snow, in Seattle on November 22nd!!. Since my last drink recipe was a Pumpkin Pie Shake…I thought…I have to come up with a hot, warm your bones kind of drink … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Shake

I’m so excited about Thanksgiving this year. I have SO much to be thankful for. Each Thanksgiving, I reflect back on the last year, and years past. I have many fond memories growing up in upstate NY, and enjoying special … Continue reading

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