Tag Archives: non-alcoholic

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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Limonada Fresca

In taquerias around town, almost every shop offers a selection of agua frescas, big glass barrels of refreshing house made fruit juices ready to be doled out by the ladleful.  I’m partial to horchata (a sweet rice-and-cinnamon delight that would … Continue reading

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