Classic Espresso Martini Recipe and a variety of twists

Coffee Martini

Classic Espresso Martini Recipe plus recipes with a twist Ahhhh Espresso Martini!  Any drink that combines my two favourite ingredients –  Coffee and vodka is always going to be popular at PaintSew Glue Chew Towers.  We were knee deep in studying last week (my kids).  They were pored over the books, while I was full time testing them (and testing and testing), …

DianaClassic Espresso Martini Recipe and a variety of twists
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Mexican Bloody Mary Sangrita de Toro

Sangrita de Toro

Mexican Bloody Mary Sangrita de Toro I saw this recipe for Sangrita de Toro which comes from Silvana Salcido Esparza, the chef and owner of the Barrio Cafe in Tuscon.   Genius!  This has nothing to do with Sangria as the name may suggest, but is a Mexican version of a bloody mary. So its a Tequila Bloody Mary. Bloody genius. …

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Sloe Gin and Sloe Vodka Recipe

Sloe Gin and Sloe Vodka

Sloe Gin and Sloe Vodka Last year, we made sloe gin and sloe vodka for the first time. We went collecting one sunday with some of our neighbours. If there was such a thing as competitive berry picking, we were all going for gold.  The weather all summer had been so bad, so the trees were virtually bare. The berries, we …

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