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• Quiz: how well do you know your celebrity-owned liquor brands? [YumSugar]
• A profile of the bartender at Next Door Lounge in Hollywood, CA, Joseph Brooke. [Caroline on Crack]
• A recipe for Indian lemonade with saffron and cardamom, also called Paanaka. [Just Home Made]
• A refreshing variation of sangria, featuring ripe summer cherries. [Fat Girl Trapped in a Skinny Body]
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