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Collins Family Reunion

All a collins is, is a couple shots of booze with fresh-squeezed lemon juice, a little simple syrup or castor sugar, topped off with soda water, and garnished with some fruit, traditionally an orange wheel and a maraschino cherry.  The … Continue reading

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Taste Test: The Gin Martini

Because it’s Monday and I needed a bit of a pick me up after a positively dreadful weekend, I decided I’d combine a couple of my favorite things:  taste tests and martinis.  Also, it seemed like a justified way to … Continue reading

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Being cukey.

Don’t you hate when you are looking for something and you can’t find it?  It’s also like searching for someone’s name, and it’s on the tip of your tongue, but the only thing you can say when you see them … Continue reading

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From Worst to First

There’s a saying about making lemonade.  I like the sentiment, although I do think the saying is a bit insulting to my dear friend, the lemon.  If you’ve ever been in Mexico desperately seeking out a single lemon, you’d never … Continue reading

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Cocktail Hour(s)

At Curl Nation, we don’t limit ourselves to just one hour’s worth of cocktails.  Although we do try to limit ourselves to the afternoon hours, for appearance’s sake. We’re on what Midnight Baker calls a curling binger. Last night featured … Continue reading

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