Posts Tagged ‘cocktails’

Ginseng Bitters and a Cocktail

March 23, 2012

After my recent experiment with juniper bitters, I’ve been dreaming up new concoctions.  But never did ginseng bitters cross my mind.  I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t know much about fabled root.  Many swear by its health properties which include increasing energy, memory and stamina, with a little sex drive boost on the side.  Read more ›

Juniper Bitters

December 20, 2011

Bitters, this is your year.  If you’ve looked in the liquor accessories aisle lately, bitters have exploded.  There are lots of classica, like Angostura, Fernet-Branca or Peychauds, and a plethora of new and exciting varieties, like Xocolatl Mole from Bittermans, Cherry Bark Vanilla from Bittercube and Moroccan from Bitter End BittersRead more ›

Sour Cherry Preserves and Cherry Pit Vodka

Sour Cherry Love

August 17, 2011

Sour cherries are my favorite fruit to cook with in pie, crisps, tarts, jam and even savory dishes.  My neighbor has a little tree in his front yard that I pine after every June as the handful of cherries ripen.  I covet his tree.  I need more room in my yard. Read more ›