Gin mule recipe

There’s nothing quite like a Moscow Mule — simple and refreshing, with a gingery kick. Savor the last little bit of summer and pour yourself a drink. We at the Clog have decided to change things up by substituting the classic vodka in this drink with gin. Just grab your
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Ginger lime soda

I love summer and I love soda, but commercial sodas are so packed with refined sugar and unnatural shit that I frankly can’t stomach it. So, I decided to make my own. I went to Berkeley Bowl and browsed the produce section to see what moved me. I spied a beautiful bounty of fresh, young ginger root and that inspired me to make ginger lime syrup. I picked up a piece of regular ginger and a piece of young ginger, which has a thinner, lighter skin and slightly sweeter, less intense flavor.
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Lavender and lime cheesecake

Who said cheesecakes have to be unhealthy? By using quality ingredients, it’s possible to make a cheesecake that is both delicious and nutritionally balanced. If you opt for almond cream cheese (which by the way, barely tastes any different from the regular cream cheese), you end up eliminating most of the
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