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Happy Friday! It’s time for a cocktail! This week we made Pink Pussycat, mostly because we had pineapple juice on hand. Print Pink Pussycat Author: 2-in-1 International Recipe Card Collection   Ingredients 1½ jiggers vodka 1 tsp maraschino liqueur Pineapple juice ½ tsp grenadine Instructions Pour vodka and maraschino into 8-ounce...

By RetroRuth Welcome back to Vintage Cocktail Friday! This week we are finishing up our Wallbanger vs. Harvey Wallbanger comparison by making and drinking...

By RetroRuth It’s Friday! And this week we are making a well-known and fun cocktail, a Wallbanger! Print Wallbanger Author: From Beautiful...

Happy Vintage Cocktail Friday! This week we are diving headfirst into shallow waters with a great book we recently purchased called the Smirnoff Brunch Book from 1971. It’s hard to put into words how awesome this book is, probably because my idea of “awesome” is probably a lot different than most people’s. Let’s just say there are a lot of unusual combinations...

I hope everyone had a happy Halloween! Did Halloween sneak up on you guys? It did on me. It also seemed really short, so we are going to be celebrating Halloween all weekend here to make up for it. We have a stack of movies, frozen pizzas, and a boatload of candy. And what better way to get a Halloween weekend started than a cocktail from the master of creepy, Vincent...

Thank heaven it’s Friday! And the best part about Friday? Time for cocktails! This week we have Gypsy from the much loved 2-in-1 International Recipe Card Collection from 1977. Print Gypsy Author: 2-in-1 International Recipe Card Collection, 1977   Ingredients 1 jigger vodka ½ jigger Benedictine 1 tsp orange juice 1 tsp lemon juice ...

It’s Friday, so you know what that means: Alcohol! This week we picked a drink that is almost entirely straight alcohol for Tom since he had to eat a crazy gelatin this week. Granted, that gelatin ended up actually tasting good, but he still deserved it for being brave. Print Red-Eyed Russian Author: 2-in-1 International Recipe Card Collection, 1977 ...

This week we have a no-brainer cocktail that we knew was going to be good from the very beginning. How did we know this? Because it contained one of our favorite beverages: Ginger Beer! 5.0 from 1 reviews Print Moscow Mule Author: 2-in-1 International Mixed Drinks Recipe Card Collection, 1977   Ingredients 1 jigger vodka 2 tsp lime juice Ginger...

So, because Tom eats so many horrible, horrible things for this blog, I decided that it was time for the blog to give something back to Tom. I introduce to you: Vintage Cocktail Fridays! Sounds fun, huh? I am sure by now you see the catch. Vintage cocktails. Some good, some bad. But most with alcohol, so Tom will be happy. This week we are mixing out of a fun recipe card...

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