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Strawberry and Balsamic Martini- Pair It with Celery

by PNM Editors March 27th, 2015| Cocktails, Martinis
We often think of pairing wines and food, but cocktails don't often get that same degree of consideration.  Sure, we think about what cocktail to drink before dinner, but we don't necessarily think about pairing one with pieces of our menu. In the coming months, Think Tasty and Parched
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The Citrusy “T.I. Park”

by Jason Lightner March 20th, 2015| Cocktails
The second in our Hub Punch two-parter comes to us, once again, courtesy of our friends at Bully Boy Distillers, of Boston, Massachusetts. These guys have created a libation called Hub Punch, which is a throwback to pre-Prohibition Boston traditions. A rum infused with orange peel, lemon peel, and raspberry, Bully
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The Storied “Hub Punch Cocktail”

by Jason Lightner March 13th, 2015| Cocktails
This, the first in a two-parter, comes to us courtesy of our friends at Bully Boy Distillers, of Boston, Massachusetts. These guys have created a libation called Hub Punch, which is a throwback to pre-Prohibition Boston traditions. A rum infused with orange peel, lemon peel, and raspberry, Bully Boy's Hub
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The Delightful “ElderLemon Cucumber Martini”

by Jason Lightner March 6th, 2015| Cocktails
This one comes courtesy of my darling wife, without whom I would be absolutely lost.

One of the myriad of flavors I absolutely adore in my cocktails is lemon. The sour bite of a fresh lemon is, in my humble opinion, absolutely without peer in the world of fruit flavor.
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New and Refreshing, the “Lingonberry Cosmo”

by Jason Lightner February 27th, 2015| Cocktails
While many of us are content to make the same old cocktails time and time again, endlessly stocking our refrigerators and pantries with the juices of cranberries, oranges, and tomatoes, some are looking to break the mold of traditional cocktail creation. After all, it's only through experimentation and adventure that we find
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A Twist on an Old Favorite, the “Sour Manhattan”

by Jason Lightner February 20th, 2015| Cocktails
There's nothing like a good Manhattan — the quintessential cocktail born at the New York club of the same name, this is a drink that withstood the test of time, time and time again.

There's not a lot that hasn't been said about this drink already (and certainly by folks
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Frank and Candid, “Beer and a Smoke”

by Jason Lightner February 13th, 2015| Cocktails
As I sit here, listening to Silverchair's "Tomorrow," I'm thinking back to my younger years when my beverage forays were not quite as filled with complexity and intrigue. Indeed, it used to be that you could simply pop open a beer and enjoy a smoke in your favorite dive
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The Long Island Gets Weird, the “Blue Motorcycle”

by Jason Lightner February 6th, 2015| Cocktails
Long a fan of drinks with a multitude of ingredients, I found immense pleasure and joy knowing that, sometimes, you can throw the entire cabinet into a cocktail shaker and come away happy. Indeed, the Long Island Iced Tea, born out of the 70s' fascination with complex mixology and the
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For the Morning After, The Perfect “Screwdriver”

by Jason Lightner January 30th, 2015| Cocktails
A well-known recipe, for certain, the Screwdriver has been a favorite remedy among both those who enjoy a good brunch, and those who might have enjoyed a bit too much alcohol during the previous night. Both a dubious hangover cure and a deliciously refreshing beverage, the Screwdriver has been a
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Simple Intentions, Mountain Dew and Whiskey

by Jason Lightner January 23rd, 2015| Cocktails
Here's a little known fact for you to take back to your friends: Mountain Dew, everyone's favorite extreme soft drink, was originally created as a mixer, mainly for whiskey.

Indeed, gamers, teenagers, and extreme sports enthusiasts around the globe have, for decades now, been flocking to a drink that, for
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Smoky and Savory, Tequilas’ “Te-Kil-A Mockingbird”

by Jason Lightner January 16th, 2015| Cocktails
The second in our look at cocktails from the hip and posh Tequilas restaurant in Center City Philadelphia, this cocktail featurette mixes the saline bite of a reposado tequila with the intense smokiness of mezcal, and tops it off with the bubbly effervescence of sparkling wine to bring an unforgettable
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Light and Fragrant, Tequilas’ “Roses Margarita”

by Jason Lightner January 9th, 2015| Cocktails
Always fans of new and interesting destinations, my wife and I decided to check out this place in the heart of Center City Philadelphia called Tequilas. Much more than a simple tequileria, Tequilas has been around since 1986 and serves up exquisite Mexican food alongside an incredible selection of
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