Moscow Mulegaritas

The first time I ever had a Moscow Mule was at a bar in East Lansing called the Peanut Barrel. It was right across the street from my house, which later proved to be dangerous. It’s one of those restaurants that brings you baskets of shelled peanuts shoveled out of an enormous burlap sack, and you can just keep getting more of them until you’ve eaten so many peanuts you never even want to look at a peanut again. They’re also rumored to have the best long islands in town, but I never got one of those, because every time I went, I had to get a Moscow Mule.

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Pomegranate Cosmoquila

I don’t know what the hell this drink is, you guys. All I know is it tastes good and it has tequila in it. I feel like I’m an outlier here, but I LOVE tequila. It’s my favorite liquor, despite the fact that I have the word “whisky” in my blog name. Feelin’ Tequila doesn’t have quite the same ring to it. Oh, well.

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Strawberry-Lime Rum & Tonics

Being able to make a good cocktail is one of the most lucrative skills out there, in my opinion. It’s really similar to cooking in a lot of ways—you take what you have, and you throw it together in a way that you think will make people happy. More often than not, if you have a general idea of what you’re doing, you’ll be successful. This recipe was one such success. I can’t wait to make and share more cocktail recipes here!

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