The unions continue on this week’s episode of Love After Lockup! In preparation for their girlfriends releases, Shawn begins to worry if Destinie could be a catfish and Scott runs up a hefty bill trying to woo Lindsey. Meanwhile, Jessica voices doubts about Maurice’s motives behind their marriage. And, will John stand tall after getting down on one knee? Or, will he take a blow from Kristianna? Sip on a “Get Lucky” cocktail as WE hope for the best!
Recipe: Get Lucky
- 1 1/2 oz. vodka
- 1/2 oz. crème de cassis (or Chambord)
- 3/4 oz. peach schnapps
- 2 oz. pineapple juice
- 2 oz. cranberry juice
- 1 orange slice
- Maraschino cherries
Gather all of the ingredients (vodka, crème de cassis, peach schnapps, pineapple juice, and cranberry juice) and pour into a shaker with ice cubes. Shake well and strain into a highball glass. Garnish with cherries, an orange slice, and enjoy!
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The roots of the couples’ problems are being dug up on this week’s episode of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition! Our Boot Campers wake up to find their bedrooms turned into escape rooms, but the fun and games don’t last for long. When more details are revealed about Willie’s cheating, Shanda can’t escape fast enough. And later, Dr. Ish has a “shocking” surprise for the group. Enjoy the drills and lessons of Day 5 while sipping on this “Gimme S’more” cocktail!
Recipe: Gimme S’more
- 6 oz. chocolate liqueur
- 6 oz. crème de cacao
- 3 oz. vanilla vodka
- Crushed graham crackers
- Chocolate syrup
Cover rim of martini glass with chocolate syrup and dip into crushed graham crackers. Drizzle chocolate syrup in circular motion inside glass. Add all cocktail ingredients into a shaker and fill with ice. Shake until cold and pour into glasses. Place marshmallows onto a skewer and roast over open flame. Place on top of glasses and serve.
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WE take the issue of domestic violence very seriously. If you or someone you know is a victim, find support and get help.
The following domestic violence hotlines are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They serve the general public, regardless of an individual’s gender, race, nationality, religion, age, sexual orientation, or economic status.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233 | Text LOVEIS to 1-866-331-9474 | thehotline.org
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
1-800-656-4673 | rainn.org
New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
1-800-942-6906 | 711 for Deaf or Hard of Hearing | nyscadv.org
1-800-621-4673 | safehorizon.org
Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-978-3600 | dpss.lacounty.gov
Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence
877-863-6338 | ilcadv.org
Houston Area Women’s Center
713-528-2121 | hawc.org
The Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline
1-866-723-3014 | womenagainstabuse.org
1-844-443-5732 | dcsafe.org
Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence
1-800-334-2836 | gcadv.org
Partnership Against Domestic Violence
404-873-1766 | padv.org
On this week’s episode of Love After Lockup, the release of the convicts begin! As their partners on the outside race against the clock to prepare for their homecomings, problems start to arise. Shavel and Quaylon’s mother butt heads over his post-release plans, while Shawn delivers some stunning news to his ex. And, John prepares to propose to Kristianna the moment she gets free. Sip on a “Marry Me Margarita” as you watch the drama — and John — go down on one knee!
Recipe: Marry Me Margarita
- 4 oz. tequila
- 2 oz. Cointreau (you can also use triple sec)
- 1 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice
- 1/2 oz. sweetened lime juice (optional, otherwise use another 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice)
- Agave nectar or simple syrup to sweeten, as desired
- Coarse salt and lime slices, to garnish
Run a lime slice along the rim of your margarita glass. Dip the rim of the glass onto a small plate with coarse salt until coated. Set aside. Mix tequila, Cointreau, and lime juices together in a cocktail shaker. Shake until combined. Taste and add sweetener as desired. Start with a small amount, 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon. Mix after each addition and taste again. Fill salt rimmed glasses with ice. Pour the margarita mix over ice. Garnish with a lime slice and serve immediately.
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Listen up, and listen good, because this week’s episode of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition is all about being heard! Hazel-E, Kurupt, Willie, Vado and Medina record a podcast about the details of their relationships. However, the group has no idea their partners are listening into the revealing discussion. With secrets spilled, can these couples last? While harsh realities can be difficult to swallow, this “Truth Juice” cocktail will go down smooth and easy!
Recipe: Truth Juice
- 2 oz. Southern Comfort
- 6 oz. cranberry juice
- Dash of lime juice
- Lime wedge
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in the Southern Comfort, cranberry and lime juices. Shake thoroughly until chilled. Strain into a glass and garnish with a lime wedge.
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We all go crazy for a good story of forbidden love, which is why WE can’t wait to get our fill during this new season of Love After Lockup! On the season premiere, new relationships are introduced and will be put to the test. As a few prepare for their partners’ releases, we’ll see just how far crazy love can take them! Will these couples live happily ever after, or be hit with reality? Ease the sting of anticipation with a “Prison Punch” cocktail!
Recipe: Prison Punch
- 2 bottles champagne
- 1 bottle peach schnapps
- 3-4 peaches
- 1 cup strawberries
Cut the peaches and strawberries into large slices. Add fruit into a large pitcher. Pour in Peach Schnapps and champagne. Mix all ingredients together with a large spoon.
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WE better sit down and hold onto our seats, because this week’s episode of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition is about to shake things up! After a hard night of hard liquor, Kurupt’s health teeters on the edge, interfering with his and Toni’s participation in the program. Meanwhile, the Boot Campers get down and dirty (dancin’), but when Dr. Ish has them switch partners, jealousy gets the better of them. And when tensions boil over, Willie and De’Von face off in an explosive brawl. Can’t take the heat? Then cool yourself off with an “In Da Club Soda” cocktail!
Recipe: In Da Club Soda
- 3 oz. cranberry juice
- 2 oz. vodka
- 1 oz. orange juice
- Splash of club soda
- Lime wedges, for garnish
Pour cranberry juice, vodka, and orange juice in a glass filled with ice. Stir. Top with club soda and garnish with lime wedges.
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On this week’s episode of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition, an epic rap battle exposes the couples’ shocking resentment issues. And when it comes time to tackle these obstacles, each couple takes a hard hit. While Kurupt struggles with self-control, Hazel-E and Tahiry have a face off that catches everyone off guard. Flaws in a relationship can be hard to swallow, which is why the “Boot Camp Bellini” is the perfect cocktail to sip on as the drama goes down.
Recipe: Boot Camp Bellini
- 16 oz. champagne or sparkling wine
- 4 oz. pink grapefruit juice
- .4 oz. pineapple juice
- Grapefruit twists, for garnish
Fill champagne flute with 4 ounces of champagne. Pour in 1 ounce of pink grapefruit juice and 1 ounce of pineapple juice. Garnish with a grapefruit twist and enjoy!
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In the spirit of summer, WE’re packing our bags and heading to camp – Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition, that is. On the season premiere, five couples will face the music in the fight to save their broken relationships. As Dr. Ish and Judge Toler push the campers to face their biggest issues in a heated debate, shocking secrets are exposed, and the fate of these romances are put to the test. It’ll take one (or more) of these “Happy Camper” cocktails to survive this explosive episode!
Recipe: Happy Camper
- 2 oz. gin
- .75 oz. fresh-squeezed lemon juice
- .5 oz. maraschino liqueur
- .25 oz. crème de cassis
Combine all ingredients in a shaker over ice; shake and strain into a cocktail glass.
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WE’re celebrating the holiday in a number of different ways and, or course, we couldn’t forget the libations. Enjoy this “Strawberry Tequila Soda” cocktail, created by @nailthecocktail! And, drop us a comment on social media to let us know how you’re celebrating Juneteenth.
Recipe: Strawberry Tequila Soda
- 4 fresh strawberries
- Fresh basil
- 1 tsp. sugar
- 0.75 oz. tequila
- 1 oz. fresh lime juice
- Soda water
Muddle three strawberries, two basil leaves, and 1 tsp. of sugar in a collins glass until sugar is incorporated. Add tequila and lime juice to the glass and mix with a spoon. Add ice to the glass. Top off with soda water until the glass is full. Garnish with 1 strawberry and a couple of basil leaves.