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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: A Swingin’ Carthusian Cooler

Happy Friday, my friends, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Today we’re making an herbaceous yet balanced beverage I found in the iconic Playboy’s Host & Bar Book.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Three Ways to Turn Mushy, Shriveled Strawberries Into Something Delicious

Welcome back to Eating Trash With Claire, the Lifehacker series where I convince you to transform your kitchen scraps into something edible and delicious. In this episode, I show you how to transform strawberries that are just a bit past their prime into a sweet sauce, cocktail-friendly ice cubes, and a delicious…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: Julia Child’s Favorite Martini

Happy Friday, my friends, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. I’m off to France to take cooking lessons here, so I thought I’d celebrate with Julia Child’s favorite cocktail: the upside-down martini.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Three Ingredient Happy Hour: A Muddle-Free Faux-Jito

Happy Friday, my friends, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re shaking up a muddle-free, streamlined take on the minty mojito.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Turn a Cocktail Into a Pie

Dessert and cocktails both come after dinner, but combining them is a tricky business indeed. The best boozy desserts neatly split the difference between sugary treats and nightcaps; the worst are indistinguishable from mild physical assault. Sadly, the latter is far more common than the former—but it doesn’t have to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: A Sidecar Named Desire

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re featuring a cocktail from Maggie Hoffman’s The One-Bottle Cocktail, a book that very much fits the aesthetic of this column.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: A Juicy Campari Spritz

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week, we’re making a gorgeous, sparkling, juicy beverage to combat the oppressive force that is February.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: A Maple Old Fashioned

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week was kind of hectic for various reasons, so I feel the need for something insanely streamlined, even by our standards. I want to pour, stir, and sip, and maple syrup is…Read more… Continue […]

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Embrace the minimalist splendors of the one-bottle cocktail

Even if you consider yourself interested in cocktails, how deep is your home liquor selection, really? My bar cart has nice bottles of the stuff I like—gin, aged rum, fernet, a few types of whiskey, armagnac from a trip to France—and standards like vodka, white rum, and tequila to round those out.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: My Bloody Valentine

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Valentine’s day will be here soon but, rather than make a bubbly, rose-scented cocktail, I’ve decided to enlist the sinister blood orange for a less twee take on the holiday.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: Mr. Bündchen’s Ruin

Happy Super Bowl weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making our cocktail in honor of America’s most polarizing quarterback: Mr. Tom Bündchen.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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3-Ingredient Happy Hour: A Toasty Russian

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week I’m taking the suggestion of a very clever commenter and incorporating toasted cream—a very popular topic earlier this week—into our happy hour.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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