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Gin Mule with Madison County Distillery Gin

Somehting that you may notice is a little off in this cocktail is that we're using agave instead of simple syrup. You can use whatever you'd prefer, we just agave and the dark color more than simple syrup in some of our gin drinks.  So here is the recipe:  Start with ice in your glass or cup. We are using these cocktail cups we got from The Local Branch in Skaneateles last Christmas. Half ounce agave Half ounce lime juice 1.5 ounces of Madison County Distillery Gin. Top the cup with ginger beer Stir it all together And add your garnish. We're using fresh minto and a lime wedge for this one.  Thanks for reading and we hope you enjoy this gin mule.

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Sit Back & Relax at these Restaurants on the Water in Central New York

With warmer weather, we’re all spending more time outside, and outdoor dining patios open up for the season. What better place to enjoy a meal outside than with a waterfront view? These restaurants on the water in Central New York are the perfect spot for a night out. 916 Riverside 916 County Route 37, Central Square This fine dining restaurant is home to an event space and a summer tiki bar. In the spot that was once local favorite Castaways, 916 Riverside has definitely made a name for itself! From quesadillas and tacos to coconut shrimp, burgers, and crab sandwiches, there is something for everyone to enjoy on the menu. Barado’s on the Water 57 Bradbury Road, Central Square  Located...

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Raspberry and Elderflower Gin and Tonic.

  Here's how to make the refreshing Raspberry and Elderflower Gin and Tonic from our Instagram video. Take five raspberries and muddle them in your shaker. Add 1 3/4 ounce of Elderflower liqueurAdd 1 1/2 ounce of Gin Add 1/2 ounce of lemon juice. Shake it all together with some ice.Pour over ice inside of a collins glass. Top with tonic water to the top.    And that's it. Make your own at home and share your pictures with us on Instagram and Facebook!

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At Crazy Daisies in Syracuse You Can Eat Among the Flowers

More than 2 decades ago, Jennifer Cox owned a food truck “before it was cool”. Today, she and her husband, Glenn, own one of the most popular dining spots in Syracuse, Crazy Daisies Garden Cafe. In April 2006, the Cox family began their plant business with the opening of their first greenhouse. In 2012 they added a barn and started selling their produce. The success of the family business led to bigger more imaginative dreams for their future. In the summer of 2018, one of the Cox children suggested they start selling breakfast sandwiches on the weekends. That then led to small plates and alcohol to the full menu that they serve today. Crazy Daisies is a True Family Business...

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Southern Comfort Food at NICE Biscuit

Have you ever woken upon the weekend craving some classic southern buttermilk biscuits? Well you’re in luck! Cristen Crew and Evan Furey have brought their love of cooking all the way from Austin, Texas. And the best part? Everything at NICE Biscuit is completely vegan - and delicious! How did NICE Biscuit get started? When the pandemic hit, we all found ourselves stuck at home - and many of us picked up new hobbies with our newfound free time. Like many others, for Cristen and Evan that meant more baking and cooking! And after cooking up a delicious meal from home, they found themselves dreaming of bringing their southern meal favorites to Syracuse. They saw other people pursuing their dreams,...

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