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Blue Curacao – An Orange Liqueur Story

You can’t love cocktails without having tasted blue curacao. That blue-colored Caribbean drink that tastes like oranges is used in so many popular recipes – Blue Lagoon, Purple Rain, Sex in the Driveway, Blue Margarita, Seven Seas Martini, Blue Whale, Blue Hawaiian, Irish Trash Can Cocktail, Blue Monday, and more. But Where Did Curacao Originate? …

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Pierogi Ruskie or Ukrainskie: Potato and Cheese Pierogi

Pierogi ruskie appeared in Poland around the 13th century. They were brought from the Far East by Kievan Rus, hence the name. Ruskie translates to Ruthenian, not Russian as it’s often mistranslated into English as they come from the territory of present Ukraine. Hence why quite often in the US they’re referred to as Ukrainian …

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Cute and Tasty Baby Yoda Cocktail

A Star Wars cocktail that even non-fans will love, the Baby Yoda has been inspired by the floppy-eared creature in The Mandalorian. Try it, you must! “The cuteness is strong in this one.” Ever since Disney released The Mandalorian series, the world was enamored by the baby-like face that is Grogu or Baby Yoda. Who …

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Summer Kompot Recipe: Polish Fruit Drink

Kompot is THE most traditional Polish drink. One can say Polish beer or vodka is the most famous, but I disagree – everyone drinks kompot in Poland and it’s been that way for generations. There are two versions of kompot – warm made of dry fruits and cold made of fresh fruits. The warm version …

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