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How to Make Simple Syrup

How to Make Simple Syrup

Simple Syrup is a staple ingredient for any well stocked home bar. Once you learn how easy it is to make at home, you will never buy it again! Simple syrup is exactly what is sounds like: a basic syrup made with granulated sugar and water.  Ways to Use It The...

Elderflower Vodka Lemonade

Elderflower Vodka Lemonade

It's summer!! You only need 4 ingredients to change up your traditional cocktail of choice and sip on a refreshing Elderflower Vodka Lemonade cocktail. This post was published in 2017 and updated in 2020. Summer is here and that means it's time to relax...

Bootleg Cocktail Recipe

Bootleg Cocktail Recipe

There's nothing like summer in Minnesota, especially when it involves a Bootleg Cocktail. It's the perfect way to quench your thirst on a hot summer day. This post was originally published in 2014 and updated in 2020. Summer is a great time to get out of your cocktail...

Refreshing Watermelon Margaritas

Refreshing Watermelon Margaritas

Hot summer weather is no match for these refreshing Watermelon Margaritas. Easy to make at home for yourself or for your next backyard BBQ! Are margaritas the official drink of summer?  If not, they should be. Or at least these Watermelon Margaritas should...

Blueberry Margaritas

Blueberry Margaritas

Don't let the gorgeous color fool you into thinking this is a super sweet drink! Easy to make as a batch cocktail, these Blueberry Margaritas are my new favorite summer drink.  It’s no secret that we love our cocktails here at Garnish with Lemon, and tequila is...

Elderflower Lemon Drop Martini Recipe

Elderflower Lemon Drop Martini Recipe

You'll look like a master bartender when you shake up an Elderflower Lemon Drop Martini for happy hour at home! Easy Elderflower Martini Recipe What do you get when you combine elderflower liqueur, lemon juice, and vodka? Your new go-to martini for happy hour that...