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Rum Manhattan on the Rocks

A nice variation on a traditional Rye/Bourbon Manhattan this one uses Rum as its base with the addition of Luxardo and a splash of Orange Bitters.  A perfect summer sipper and (don’t tell anyone I said this) would actually work … Continue reading

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Barrel Aged Manhattans Are Ready!

Making barrel aged cocktails at home can seem a little challenging.  First you have to get a barrel then you need to soak it so it doesn’t leak (like mine did – which I now understand is because I soaked … Continue reading

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Passion Fruit Margarita

The perfect drink to sip away the hours by the pool.  Make a big batch and keep them in the fridge, when you get a hankering for something fun with a kick pour 6 ounces into a blender with ice … Continue reading

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St Patricks Day Menu

This is not a hard-core Irish menu, but it’s about as Irish as I get.  Motivated by all the  really good quality grass-fed lamb which is plentiful now that Spring approaches I wanted to make Irish Stew.  The other pseudo … Continue reading

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Elk’s Toddy

I came across this recipe on Facebook of all places (I am a big fan of the Hudson Brewery)  and thought it sounded not only really delicious but also like a nice way to end Thanksgiving.  I even think you … Continue reading

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Cumin In My Cocktail

After several failed attempts I finally found myself sitting at the bar at The Wayland (700 east 9th and Avenue C).  This corner spot has had several incarnation since I started to hang out on Avenue C but this is the first … Continue reading

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