Dutch Punch Recipe

Traditional Dutch Punch- #FlowerCocktailHour -Recipe

Traditional Dutch Punch #FlowerCocktailHour Recipe “J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom” Episode 6- Tulips” Year-Round Spring! This Traditional Dutch Punch is a fun group cocktail- served in a punch bowl for your tulip time get-together! Ingredients: Genever Gin Maraschino Liqueur Absinthe Liqueur Simple Syrup Bitters Tulips Lemons Create this cocktail in a punch bowl or large … Read J’s Complete Post

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This Flower inspired cocktail is featured on J Schwanke's Life in Bloom!

Marigold Agave Cocktail- #FlowerCocktailHour

The Marigold Agave Cocktail- served at Donkey Taqueria – this craft cocktail was created during J’s visit to Donkey Taqueria in the Succulents- Not Quite Flower Episode of J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom. Both Succulents and Marigold flowers partner to create the unique flower inspired deliciousness in this hand crafted flower cocktail! Follow the Recipe … Read J’s Complete Post

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Carnation Joe Classic Manhattan- #FlowerCocktailHour

This #FlowerCocktailHour is for a Classic Manhattan – Served up in a martini glass. Ingredients: Bourbon Sweet Vermouth Dry Vermouth Bitters Cherry Prepare in a Cocktail shaker- filled with Ice 2 oz Bourbon 1 oz Sweet Vermouth 1 oz Dry Vermouth Several drops of Bitters Shake vigorous over ice and strain into a chilled martini … Read J’s Complete Post

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Amazing Flower Talent- Edward Von Bargen

When I was a kid… we would go to Flower Shows on the Weekend- at the Local Wholesale Houses… sometimes there would be 2-3 on the same weekend with different Flower Presenters or even Panels of Flower Designers- showcasing NEW Ideas, Products and Creative Techniques. Pretty Much – each State had it’s own Floral Association … Read J’s Complete Post

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J’s 3 favorite tips for an EASIER Valentine’s Day!

It’s almost here… and in case you missed this great little article- from my Wonderful Friends Richard Lutes and The Folks at Produce News – View original Article here! – Thanks Richard! I wanted to pass along my 3 Favorite Tips for an EASIER Valentine’s Day… And remember- it doesn’t just apply to V-day… these … Read J’s Complete Post

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Tinting Hydrangeas for the Perfect Color

J’s Hydrangea Processing- RECIPE!

This week in my “Flower Thoughts” Subscription (Not subscribed??? It’s free- sign up here)- I shared P Allen Smith’s video that I helped create last fall when I visited Moss Mountain Farm… Allen and I picked Hydrangeas from his garden and I created a simple centerpiece- that anyone can create… With the gorgeous hydrangeas… (watch … Read J’s Complete Post

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