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Drink Recipes

Mexican Hot Chocolate – Champurrado

What is Mexican hot chocolate (champurrado) and how is it different from regular hot chocolate? How do you even pronounce champurrado? Fret not, dear reader. You’re about to go on a magical ride. A chocolate-flavored magic ride! This is champurrado: And you can thank the ancient Aztecs and Mayans for …
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20 Best Mulled Wines for a Toasty Winter Evening

Some variation of mulled wine, a spiced warm drink, is popular in countries around the world. While some may use different base liquids or a slightly different ratios of spices, the similarities are very close. From Scandinavia to India, here are 20 of the best mulled wine recipes for a …
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Non-Alcoholic Mulled Wine: Winter Spiced Hibiscus Tea

I’ve never had mulled wine, so when I was reading through the delicious sounding recipes for my mulled wine roundup post, I got intrigued. One of the recipes was for a non-alcoholic mulled wine and that got me thinking. They used a bunch of juice, but also mentioned hibiscus tea—which …
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Creating a Family Coquito Recipe

I’m Puerto Rican on my father’s side, and one thing Puerto Ricans love at Christmas time is coquito. Everyone has an opinion on it, and everyone has a family recipe. Except me. When I asked around no one actually had a recipe for me to make. And with Pandemic ChristmasTM …
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Sangria: Adult Fruit Punch

Sangria is a cheap and easy drink to make at home. All you need is red wine, brandy, some carbonation, and fruits and you’ll have a delicious wine cocktail that’s just like fruit punch—for adults! Want to skip the history lesson? Jump to the Recipe. Sangria means blood in Spanish. …
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The Sweet Dirty Martini – An Obscure Cocktail

Why is the sweet dirty martini an obscure cocktail? Because I made it up! Or so I thought!* Even if I didn’t, I have yet to ever find a bartender who knows how to make it without me dictating the ingredients. Go ahead and Google it. The first and only sweet …