Author: Leigh Kunkel

The Sleepover: A Guided Tour of Paris

Paris is a city you can visit again and again and still be surprised, so whether it’s your first time or your tenth, here are a few suggestions to get you excited for your trip to the city of lights.

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Strawberry Habanero Margarita

The strawberry habanero margarita is a sweet-spicy take on a traditional margarita made with strawberries, habaneros, and agave nectar. This margarita recipe utilizes agave to highlight the fresh, clean flavors of the tequila.

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The Mysterious History of the Margarita

When you think of tequila cocktails, one thing comes to mind – the margarita. Despite how well-known the margarita is, its history is a mysterious thing. Who invented it? Why? And most importantly, how do you make a margarita that tastes great?

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Blood Orange Aperol Collins

The Blood Orange Aperol Collins is a light, refreshing take on a classic Tom Collins cocktail that uses Solerno blood orange liqueur and Aperol to create a unique combination of flavors. This is a great summer cocktail.

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Fernet-Branca Hot Fudge

For this hot fudge recipe, the intense bitterness of the Fernet-Branca is mellowed by chocolate and cream but still provides enough bite to make a truly unusual and delicious hot fudge that is great over ice cream or just straight from the jar.

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Celery-Thyme Tequila Sparkler

This celery-thyme tequila sparkler cocktail recipe combines tequila, celery, herbs, and sparkling wine for a drink that’s perfect for bringing a little something extra to special occasions.

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Traveling to Cuba to Find the Heart of Havana

My trip to Cuba was a bit to the left of legal. I visited two weeks before relations between the United States, and Cuba was restored, meaning I had to plan everything without any of my usual resources, like travel websites, where, if anything went wrong, we were, more or less, screwed.

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