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Laguna Beach Sea Breeze

The perfect end of summer cocktail–a refreshing Sea Breeze. Again, I have Ina Garten to thank for this one. This is perfect for serving a crowd when you don’t have time to mix each cocktail separately. ¬†INGREDIENTS FOR A PITCHER OF SEA BREEZES 16 oz. vodka 30 oz. cranberry juice 12 oz. grapefruit juice ice lime slices¬† Pour all ingredients into a pitcher and stir. You can make it ahead […]

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Peachapalooza Part 1: Laguna Beach Bellinis

It was time for a Peachapalooza at my house last weekend! The peach tree that I just planted in March was filled with the sweetest, juiciest and peachiest peaches I’ve ever had. There were so many and they needed to be picked right then. I had no choice–Peachapalooza. ¬† Sometimes the best parties are the last minute ones–I’ve been doing that a lot this summer when I have a big […]

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Cheers To Summer! Celebrate with a Raspberry Basil (Franco) Limoncello Cocktail.

Summer deserves to be celebrated and I have the perfect cocktail for the occasion–a Raspberry Basil (Franco) Limoncello. I’ll explain how Franco fits into this recipe in a minute. And yes, it really does tastes as good as it looks and sounds. Not to mention it’s super simple to make.  I made this Limoncello with our chef, Franco, last fall at Tuscookany and I’ve been saving it for a special occasion and […]

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