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Turtle Martini

As soon as I took a look at this weekends forecast an immediate feeling of glumness came over me, and to those around me the manifestation of such feeling is quite apparent.

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Pear Hélène Martini

Happy National Pears Hélène Day! I have to be honest with you, I personally hadn’t heard about this desert until just recently when doing research for the blog.

Pears Hélène is a dessert created way back in 1864 by Auguste Escoffier, He named it after the opera La belle Helene. It consists of pears that are poached in a vanilla sugar syrup and served warm with vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, a few slivered almonds and crystalized violets.

Doesn’t that sound like an excellent candidate for a dessert cocktail transformation?

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Maple Bacon Martini

Since we are going to have a few extra tick-tocks this Saturday evening, I’m thinking why not use that extra hour to indulge a a little more? After all doesn’t November kick-off the season of indulging?

Inspired by Voodoo Doghnut‘s Maple Bacon Bar, I give you the Maple Bacon Martini.

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Creepy Spiced Caramel Apple Martini

Who’s ready for Halloween?

If you are ready join the gang, grab a cocktail, and let’s get this party started!

If you aren’t quite there yet, the least I can do is help you out with a little motivational cocktail.

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Pumpkin Pie Martini

Although the official first day of Fall doesn’t kick in until next Friday, September 23rd. I thought since I’ve been on a bit of a pumpkin kick all week why not help you prepare to ring in Fall properly, with a Pumpkin Pie Martini in hand.

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