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Drinks -

A citrus martini that is crisp and refreshing, with a splash of licorice flavor. Ingredients 1 lemon wedge Superfine sugar ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice ¾ ounce sambuca 1½ ounces citrus vodka, such as Absolut citron Ice Lemon twist for garnish Instructions Chill a cocktail glass. Run the lemon wedge around the rim of two martini glasses. Spread the sugar in an even layer on a plate. Dip the martini glass rims into the sugar to rim the glass with sugar. In a cocktail shaker, combine the vodka, sambuca, lemon juice, and ice. Shake until the cocktail is blended...

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Drinks -

Ingredients 2 oz Avion Silver Tequila .5 oz Grand Marnier .5 oz lime juice .5 oz lemon juice 1.5 oz Ghost Chili Simple Syrup* Instructions Add all ingredients together with ice in a cocktail shaker, shake and strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass that has a chili salt rim. Serve with a lime wheel and enjoy. *Ghost Chili Simple Syrup: Take 1 cup of water and 1 cup of brown demerara (brown sugar will work, but demerara is better) with one dried ghost chili pepper, bring to a boil and let cool.

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Appetizers -

Ingredients Dough for empanadas mendocinas – makes about 20 medium or 30 small empanadas: 3 cups flour 1 egg yolk ½ cup of grasa - lard or butter or mix of both ¾ to 1 cup of warm milk ½ tsp salt Beef picadillo filling 1 lb ground beef 2 white onions diced, about 3 cups 1/2 cup butter 2 tbs smoked paprika 2 tsp chili powder or any ground hot pepper adjust to taste 1 tbs finely chopped fresh oregano ½ tbs ground cumin 1 bunch green onions finely chopped 3 hard boiled eggs sliced ¼ cup sliced green...

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Ingredients 2 tbsp Tesco Finest salted caramel sauce 2 ½ oz freshly brewed hot espresso ice cubes 1 ½ oz coffee liqueur 3 ½ oz of vodka  The good stuff!  Not the junk in a plastic bottle with a screw cap bought at a convenience store! Cocoa, for dusting or line the rim with more caramel Directions Mix together the salted caramel sauce and the espresso until the caramel has fully melted.  Set aside to cool. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour over the cooled espresso mix, coffee liqueur and vodka.  Shake vigorously until well combined.  Strain the mixture...

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Ingredients 1 cup seedless raisins 1 cup water 1/2 cup salad oil 1 cup sugar 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 3/4 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/2 chopped walnuts Powdered sugar Directions Combine raisins and water in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil; remove from heat.  Stir in oil and cool to lukewarm (you can speed this up by chilling in the refrigerator or placing the pan in a large bowl of ice water. Stir in sugar and egg. In a large...

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