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Sangria Shrub

I’ve always liked the idea of sangria. It’s festive and pretty and if I’m having a glass, it usually means it’s warm outside and/or there are Spanish nibbles in arm’s reach, all of which I’m very fond. The unfortunate reality? … Continue reading

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Raspberry-Apricot Shrub

Shrubs (from the Arabic word shurb, or “beverage”) and switchels have been around since colonial times in this country, but really took off in the 18th and 19th centuries as a popular temperance beverage spiked with vinegar rather than alcohol. … Continue reading

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Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

There’s something very 80s about the smoothie. (I’m willing to wager that Jane Fonda knocked back a few of the frosty drinks in her Lycra and legwarmer days.) In my young 80s-saturated mind, every low-fat-crazed Californian got from one place … Continue reading

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