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Peruvian Pisco Sangria

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For a while now, we’ve been hoping to make a cocktail featuring Peruvian Pisco. Not many people in the U.S. know about this brandy made from grapes grown in the Pisco region of Peru. That’s all about to change. It’s now available in most large stores and it’s really delicious. Pisco is perfect for sours (the Pisco Sour is the Peruvian national cocktail) and sangrias. We’re making one of the latter ones this weekend, and it turned out to be amazing and simple. Here’s the recipe… Read more →

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The Pink Ghost

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After rain, sleet, snow, and barely escaping falling trees, I think we deserve a big strong cocktail!!! That can only be provided by Pisco, a brandy-type liquor made in Peru but recently available here as well. It’s smoother than tequila, sharper than rum, and it’s flavors go really well with strong flavored citrus fruits. This also gives us the chance to test out our new soda maker and the delicious diet pink grapefruit flavor!

Makes two cocktails:

  • 8 oz. Peruvian Pisco (or substitute with tequila)
  • 6 oz. diet grapefruit soda
  • Juice from 1/2 a lime

Fill a tumbler with ice, pour the Pisco, grapefruit soda and lime juice and shake (carefully). Pour into a martini glass and garnish with lime slices. Salud!

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White Marble Tile Tray

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Our friends Lauren and Chris are getting married on New Year’s Day!  We are so happy for them and wanted to make something from Our Crafty Home that they could use in their new home…a serving tray made out of white marble and cabinet door pulls!  Read more →

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