The Kitchen Sink in Your Drink: Making Your Own Vodka Infusions

on 03/09/10 at 7:52 pm


Evan Sung for The New York Times

“If you aren’t up on all the mischief that transpires behind the bar these days, the scene I’m about to describe — and the experiment to which it belonged — will sound pointless at best and repulsive at worst, and it will peg me as someone with too much time on his hands. Too much candy as well.

I’m in my kitchen. Spread before me on the counter are seven large glass jars filled with vodka. In one I have already submerged chunks of ginger. Into another I have deposited meaty pucks of sopressata. And into this third jar, which now absorbs my close attention and runaway invention, I am dropping those hot, cinnamon-flavored bombs known as Atomic Fireballs.”

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