Drinks

8 Food Blog Links We Love

August 22, 2015

We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.

This week: End-of-summer drinks along the whole rosy spectrum.

Bloody Mary  Melon Spritzer  Watermelon  

  • No Bloody Mary mix here: These cocktails are made from heirlooms, and gilded with Old Bay. (With Food and Love)
  • Fresh cantaloupe and raspberries get muddled with mint and topped with club soda—no booze (but that's not to say you couldn't add some). (Faring Well)
  • Watermelon, Aperol, and bubbly. Twist our arms. (Salt and Wind)

  • Match sweet-tart plums with bright kaffir lime leaves, spicy ginger, and fizzy soda water. (Tending the Table)

Strawberries  Tomato Peach Raspberry  Blackberry   

  • The Negroni loses the gin, adds strawberries and Champagne, and gains subtle heat from pink peppercorns. (Earthy Feast)
  • This G&T gains sweetness from peaches—and punch from tomatoes. (Vigor and Sage)

  • A cool-as-a-cucumber spritz with fresh muddled cukes, blackberries, mint, and gin. (The Broken Bread)

  • An intensely red smash gets its booziness from gin, its color from raspberries, and its funkiness from thyme. (Chocolate and Marrow)

What food blogs inspired you this week? Tell us in the comments!

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7 Comments

Aida M. September 4, 2015
Such a great round-up and thanks for including our drink!
 
The-Broken-Bread August 24, 2015
oh, I love this fancy drink round-up! Thank you for including my drink in this post, such a honor!! <br />xox!
 
Rachel +. August 23, 2015
Thanks for the love! We are stoked and honored
 
Sherrie C. August 23, 2015
Thanks for the link love, always an honor, xo!
 
Bella B. August 23, 2015
I always love the link round-ups!<br /><br />http://xoxobella.com
 
TXJane August 23, 2015
My favorite was the mango Lassi recipe on cristinasfoodblog.com<br />Can't wait to try it especially with the hot summer days in texas...
 
Brooke B. August 22, 2015
Thanks for the link love, Caroline! Cheers to the end of summer!