Ingrid's Summer Cocktails

Cooling drink recipes, plus tips for making the best cocktails

Ingrid's Cocktail Tips

Learn how to salt the rim of your margarita glass, keep drinks icy cold (without watering them down) and how to shake and garnish drinks like a pro.

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Classic Cocktails That Are Anything but Old-Fashioned

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