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"What's for Dinner Honey?"

This recipe is just in from Pete Dickason {Local Pete}.  He sends Betty recipes from the road, the restaurant, the backyard BBQ smoker.  We never know when we'll get one, but we always enjoy them.  They're the man-side of making a meal, and here's his latest

"I just had {ok, I'm having} a lousy Mojito so I thought I'd send you a recipe for a great one.  Courtesy of Nico and his amigos at Mama's and Tapas in Pucon, Chile."

Fill a glass to the brim loosely with mint leaves. Squeeze in the juice of a whole lime. Toss in the lime halves. Smash the mint and limes with a muddler. Fill the glass with ice. Add a shot of simple syrup and a shot of good dark rum. Stir or shake this up. Top off with seltzer or club soda. Adjust sweetness with more or less syrup.

-Local Pedro