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Crown Royal Texas Mesquite: Smoked to Perfection

There are many perks to being a writer and recipe developer in the food and drinks industry. I literally eat and drink for a living. It’s the ultimate life-hack. But one of the perks I didn’t know would be such a fun and common occurrence were the launch parties. When a new product is about to hit the market, brands tend to throw themed parties for the press to stir up excitement. They’re fabulous. Not only do I get to go to these parties as part of my ‘job’, the brands often let me bring a guest… and if you’re …

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Bundaberg Mexican Mule

Happy Cinco de Mayo, my friends! We’re eating our share of Mexican food here at the headquarters and (literally) shaking up some untraditional holiday drinks. With the help of Bundaberg Ginger Beer, we’re celebrating the festive day, not with margaritas, but with Mexican Mules! I know, it’s right about now you’re probably a bit confused… a Mexican take on a traditionally Russian cocktail, made primarily with an Australian ginger beer?! Well, this is the part where you take a leap of faith and we fulfill our oath to add a bit of whimsy and fun to your foodie adventures. So …

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Lemon Coconut Moscow Mule

Due to a fortunate turn of events, this is shaping up to be a booze-filled couple of weeks on the blog. I did consider moving around the schedule a bit and spacing them out over the next few months. But why deprive you of such scrumptious libations?! Plus, I am a firm believer of the ancient philosophies of ‘more is more’ and ‘why the heck not?’ So, with that said, let’s get to the third alcohol post in a row. The Lemon Coconut Moscow Mule, my friends. This recipe was completely inspired by the amazing copper mugs by Advanced Mixology. Fun …

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Cucumber Mint Moscow Mule

Moscow Mules are all the rage right now and I’m majorly digging it! Part of my excitement is that I’m not a big fan of vodka and I prefer drinking the libation in a flavorful cocktail (much to the chagrin and embarrassment of my Russian husband!). But hey, straight vodka is not for everyone. So if you’re a lightweight like me, you’re going to love today’s Cucumber Mint Moscow Mule recipe inspired by newlyweds Cally and David’s awesome wedding reception. Enjoy! CUCUMBER MINT MOSCOW MULE     INGREDIENTS 2 ounces of cucumber-infused vodka (I recommend Iceberg Vodka!) 1/2 ounce of …