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Cranberry Kamikaze Shot or Cocktail Recipe

Dec 26, 2013
Cranberry Kamikaze Shot or Cocktail Recipe | cookincanuck.com

I’m reviving my “kamikaze queen” status with this cranberry version of a classic shot or cocktail. It’s perfect for New Year’s Eve! It was my dad on the other end of the line. “Is this a good time to chat, or are you in the middle of dinner?” he asked. “Oh no, Steve and I [...]

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What’s Cookin’…Best Blogger Cocktail Recipes

Aug 23, 2013
What's Cookin'...Best Blogger Cocktail Recipes | cookincanuck.com

This is a list of best cocktail recipes from a variety of blogs. There are beverages featuring vodka, gin, tequila, rum and more…perfect for your next party. The last summer “hurrah” is just over a week away. The Labor Day long weekend calls for grilled food and refreshing, kick-you-in-the-pants cocktails. Some of my favorites are [...]

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Fresh Strawberry & Lime Tom Collins Cocktail Recipe

May 20, 2013
Fresh Strawberry & Lime Tom Collins Cocktail Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Memorial Day in the United States is just a week away and that can only mean one thing. That’s right, it’s grilling season! When I say “grilling”, I mean everything that comes along with it – backyard parties, kids running through the sprinklers, cocktails on the patio and long, warm summer evenings. That’s where this [...]

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Kicked-Up Avocado Margarita Recipe for Cinco de Mayo

Apr 3, 2013
Kicked-Up Avocado Margarita Recipe by Cookin' Canuck

Cinco de Mayo may still be a month away, but it’s never too early to start thinking of margaritas, enchiladas, mole, Mexican slaw…well, you get the picture. And, of course, a Cinco de Mayo feast simply isn’t complete without avocado. Lots and lots of avocados. May through October is the prime growing season for the [...]

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25 Super Bowl Recipes, Plus Harry & David Snackbox Gift Idea

Jan 28, 2013
25 Super Bowl Recipes by Cookin

Here are 25 of my favorite Super Bowl recipes, plus a fabulous Harry & David Snackbox idea for easy entertaining. When I heard the first crash from upstairs, I was rather alarmed. It sounded as though the ceiling was going to fall in. Then came the second crash, followed by a primal grunt, a pronouncement [...]

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Hot Rum & Ginger Tea Toddy Recipe

Jan 25, 2013
Hot Rum & Ginger Toddy by Cookin' Canuck

A steaming hot toddy, made of brewed tea, dark rum and ginger will warm you to your toes. It’s possible that I’ve reached my cold weather limit. Of course, I haven’t exactly been diligent about keeping myself warm. (You remember the picture, right?) Each day, there are endless cups of tea consumed, usually while swaddled [...]

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New Year’s Eve Recipes: Cocktails and Appetizers

Dec 30, 2012
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Pull on the glittery party hats, chill the champagne and pucker up for the big smooch at the drop of the ball. It’s time to mix up some New Year’s Eve cocktails, whip up a few appetizers and hors d’oeuvres, and bid adieu to 2012 as 2013 sidles onto our calendars. My family and I [...]

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Pink Grapefruit Greyhound Cocktail Recipe

Sep 14, 2012
Pink Grapefruit Greyhound Cocktail Recipe

My early 20s were filled with all sorts of adventures…backpacking through Europe, bungee-jumping (twice – apparently I didn’t learn my lesson the first time), moving to a new country. However, there was one area where I didn’t veer far from my comfort zone. Cocktails. Sure, I tried the occasional “different” shot when out with my [...]

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Watermelon Limeade Vodka Cocktail Recipe & TV Fun

Jun 23, 2012
2012 Watermelon Limeade Vodka Cocktail Recipe & TV Fun | cookincanuck.com

Things are heating up around here. I mean really heating up. Bring on the cocktails (watermelon + limeade + vodka = good!) Ask anyone who knows me well…I don’t “do” hot temperatures. In fact, the only place I can imagine sitting when it’s 95+ degrees is directly on top of the air-conditioning vent. It’s not [...]

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