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Spiked Seltzer Reviews

Hard Seltzers

For years, Mikes Hard Lemonade became our favorite line of beverages. Eventually we settled on Mike’s Lite Lemonade as it was healthy. Then the flavored seltzer water trend began and we started mixing them together. But Mikes recently discontinued their Lite version along with many others as they often due with certain flavors in their

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Herradura Ultra Anejo Tequila Review

Herradura Ultra Anejo

Happy National Tequila Day 2020! With the Coronavirus still cancelling some of our favorite drinking holidays this year, I thought I would pick a really nice tequila for you to go out and blow some money on. I have written about the trend of clear Anejo tequilas coming on the market. I previously reviewed Don

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Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Enchiladas

Butternut Squash Goat Cheese Enchiladas

These turned out to be great, but they do take a little time to pull everything together. I also used canned Green Chili Enchilada sauce, as you need the time to create the delicious filling. First step is to take your cubed Butternut Squash and toss in some olive oil. My grocery store has it

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Pressure Cooker BBQ Chicken

Pulled Chicken

So, it was the 4th of July and we were having our first guest over since we all went into lockdown. So, it was a perfect opportunity to try out my second recipe in the Instapot. I had some great chicken breasts ready to be pressure cooked. First I learned that the order you put

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La Gritona Reposado Review

La Gritona Bottle

Once alcohol sales moved into grocery stores in Washington, it really did impact the diversity of spirits you could buy across different state run stores. So, when we happened to be out and come across an original Liquor Store still doing business, I had to go inside. The selection wasn’t that big of a departure

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Passion Tea Margarita Recipe

Passion Tea Margarita

One of my favorite Starbuck’s drink is a Passion Tea Lemonade. So I was impressed when a friend of mine turned the idea into a Margarita. Since you may be stuck inside due to the Corona Virus, you might just be able to knock this out if you have some Passion Tea in the pantry.

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National Margarita Day 2020

Grandeza

Last year we were closing on our house when National Margarita Day landed on a Friday. We were too busy to do anything big, but made sure we at least toasted to our new house with two homemade margaritas before the evening was over. With National Margarita Day falling on a Saturday night, I was

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Roca Patron Reposado Review

Roca Patron Reposado

Patron was one of the first brands that expanded the perception of tequila in America. Though one time considered the go-to top shelf tequila, recent competition has leveled the playing field. However, Patron had decided to raise the bar again with one of its news varieties of tequila. Roca Patron has been out for several

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Puff Pastry Breakfast Calzone

Puff Pastry Breakfast Calzone

As I resolve to write more in 2020, I thought I would end the year with one last blog post. After making a puff pastry stuffed with brie for Christmas, I had another sheet of the dough left over. So, if you are looking for an idea for New Years Eve Brunch then this might