blueberry muffin on a Easter themed napkin and a brown plate

Comfort Food for Troubled Times – Easy Blueberry Muffins

A perfect brunch addition – blueberry muffins.

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Comfort Food for Troubled Times – Chili Con Carne

Nothing beats a comforting bowl of red.

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The Corpse Reviver No 2

The perfect introduction to absinthe….

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The Suffering Bast..d

Bourbon and gin may seem an unlikely marriage….

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The Pink Squirrel

The Pink Squirrel returns, and may even be better than the original!

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Hot Buttered Rum

This recipe for hot buttered rum batter hits the spot on a cold winter’s day.

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Smoking Bishop

No place on earth seems half so cold and damp as Oxford on a mid-winter’s day. Perhaps this explains the origin of the “smoking bishop,” a drink that puts cheer back into that “winter of our discontent.”

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Reimagining the classics – The Grasshopper

Another cocktail classic – the Grasshopper….

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Reimagining the classics – The Sidewinder Sidecar

A Sidewinder riff on the classic Sidecar cocktail….

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One Egg Pumpkin Pie

A can of pumpkin and a century-old recipe may forever change the way you make pumpkin pie.

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