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Blended Strawberry Daiquiri – with Fresh Strawberries

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Blended Strawberry Daiquiri - with Fresh Strawberries

Over the years, strawberry daiquiris developed a bad reputation. They were artificially colored, artificially flavored and so sweet that it was hard to make it through the giant glasses they were served in. They were always cold, however, so they remained a popular poolside drink for vacationers (including myself!!) in hot, tropical …

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Homemade Gingerbread Rum

Homemade Gingerbread Rum
I love making homemade spirit infusions and syrups for cocktails, especially during the holidays. Not only do they make great gifts, but they enable you to make truly unique signature cocktails for any gathering! This gingerbread rum is infused with the flavors of gingerbread. You’ll note that I didn’t call it gingerbread infused …

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Hemingway Daiquiri

Hemingway Daiquiri

The Hemingway Daiquiri is named after author Ernest Hemingway. The story goes that Hemingway, living in Havana at the time, ducked into the El Floridita bar and asked the bartender for a daiquiri with no sugar and double the rum. The bar was known for its signature drink, a twist on a …

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How to Make A Classic Daiquiri

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How to Make A Classic Daiquiri
A daiquiri is a fantastic cocktail that has been finding its way back into the spotlight over the past couple of years. Though it was absent from cocktail bar menus for a couple of decades, the drink has a very long history. The drink was supposedly invented in Cuba around the turn of …

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Rum Flan

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Rum Flan

Rum and caramel are great together, so it is no surprise that this Rum Flan is a particularly delicious twist on the classic custard dessert. The flan is rich because it is made with plenty of egg yolks (in fact, this recipe is a great way to use up the egg yolks …

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Spiced Rum Rice Pudding

Spiced Rum Rice Pudding

Rice pudding was a dish that I only ate at my grandmother’s house when I was growing up. While she didn’t always make it herself from scratch (she sometimes did, and bought Kozi Shack at other times), it was always a creamy treat that I looked forward to when I visited. Perhaps …

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