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Mint Simple Syrup

Mint Simple Syrup

A fresh, herbal mint simple syrup that has so many uses!       One of the most common questions we get asked as cocktail bloggers is how to make various flavored simple syrups. Simple syrup can be an integral part of a cocktail, by adding sweetness and flavor to make the drink just right. Such …

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Hibiscus simple syrup can add a rich floral flavor to cocktails or sodas.

Hibiscus Simple Syrup

A flowery hibiscus simple syrup perfect for cocktails!     In the summer, we do lots of drinking on the patio by our swimming pool. We love to entertain out by the pool, sipping on cocktails and enjoying a little socializing with friends. Of course any good party has to have good decor, and we …

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Sage Simple Syrup

Sage Simple Syrup

We love herbal simple syrup, and sage is perfect for a cocktail any time of year.     As in the previous post about the Rosemary simple syrup, we covered the great uses for simple syrup. We enjoy using fresh herbs from our garden and the farmer’s market during the summer, and all the variety …

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Rosemary Simple Syrup

Rosemary Simple Syrup

Check out this herbal rosemary simple syrup, that is perfect in cocktails and mocktails!     In the course of making cocktails, we try to make a lot of our own ingredients from scratch. One of our favorites to make is a simple syrup. Classic Simple Syrup can be an integral part of a cocktail, …

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Star Anise, Cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, allspice berries and other spices make up a bag of mulling spices.

Homemade Mulling Spices

Mulling spices for the winter months in wine or cider!       When you’ve made mulling spices yourself, there are a lot of options you can go with. There are many different flavors that can be used, so you need to find what you like and go with it. You can use cloth spice …

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Blatt Beer and Table West

A great gastropub located in both downtown and west Omaha, Blatt Beer and Table is a great place to visit.     One of the hottest and longest lasting trends in dining is the craft beer and burger gastropub, Blatt Beer and Table opened up in 2011. They were one of the first restaurants in …

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