Onions. You guys, he made a cocktail with onions. AND IT WAS GOOD. The only thought process to share on this one is that Chris knew he didn't want to add sugar so he muddled a thin slice of onion straight into the lime juice. Aquavit brought some complementary flavors like caraway to the party … Continue reading Drinking the Bounty: White Onions
I. Love. Strawberries. I think I single handedly kept the strawberry seller in business at the farmer's market by my office. Quarts and quarts! Some went into popsicles, some went into milkshakes, some went on top of ice cream, some went in my mouth. Well, you get the idea. While the market berries had shown … Continue reading Drinking the Bounty: Strawberries!!
We expected this to be a tough challenge. We knew there would come a week when we would look at our amazing array of produce from Featherstone Farm and thing "there is no way any of this will make a tasty cocktail." We'd be tempted to cheat - maybe by using something from the farmer's … Continue reading Drinking the Bounty: Baby Beet Stems
Chris and I got our first CSA box last Thursday, a small bonus box as a thank you for signing up for all three seasons of the Featherstone Farm CSA. Signing up for three seasons means we are heading into nearly eight months of fresh produce! We chose Featherstone because they came highly recommended by … Continue reading Drinking the Bounty – Rhubarb
Chris has been making cocktail ice at home for a while now, using a cooler to keep the sides from crystallizing too much and allow the top of the ice block to stay clear. I caught him pulling a fresh batch out this evening. He has to trim off the thin bottom edges (saved for … Continue reading Home Cocktail Ice
I ended up visiting two distilleries, two breweries, and a cocktail bar this weekend and I should be posting about those. But since apparently the first few snow flakes fell today, I'm postponing the epic weekend post for the perfect winter booze project - marshmallow vodka, two ways. These days it seems like you can … Continue reading Drinking at Home: Marshmallow Vodka, Two Ways
When life gives you crystallized honey, make honey syrup. When life gives you honey syrup, make The Bee's Knees.http://postprohibition.com/recipes/bees-knees/