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• Awesome mixology. Fat-washing spirits. Delicious!

Awesome mixology. Fat-washing spirits. Delicious!

The latest trend in mixology is a process known as fat-washing. This technique is used to infuse spirits with the flavors of various plant and animal fat flavors. Adding a greasy or oily feel to a spirit may seem unappetizing at first, but once you have tried it for yourself, it isn’t hard to see […]

• Time To Swap Vinegar For Lime Juice In Your Cocktail

Time To Swap Vinegar For Lime Juice In Your Cocktail

Vinegar can be found in nearly every cupboard in every town in every country around the world. For over 10,000 years, humans have found inspiring uses for it – from healing elixirs, to pickling, to cleaning, to dissolving chewing gum, to preserving fruit. Vinegar was most likely created by accident by some sad sap who […]

• Your Weekend Assignment: Make This Juicy Beer Can Chicken

Your Weekend Assignment: Make This Juicy Beer Can Chicken

Favorite Beer Can Chicken Yield: serves about 4 Cook Time: 75 minutes Ingredients: 1 whole chicken, about 5 pounds in weight 1 can of beer (I prefer the taller, skinnier cans) 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder […]

• Recipe for a Delicious Way to Drink Tea. Bourbon Whisky Iced Tea

Recipe for a Delicious Way to Drink Tea. Bourbon Whisky Iced Tea

It’s summer time, and there’s nothing better than sitting on the porch with a tall cool glass of iced tea; that is of course unless your iced tea is spiked with whiskey. Although sweet tea really ain’t my thing, I’ll make an exception where a cocktail is concerned. This Bourbon tea refreshes with a kiss […]

• Try these great whisky and rum-infused BBQ recipes. YUM!

Try these great whisky and rum-infused BBQ recipes. YUM!

  Sweet Swine O’ Mine No. 12 Sauce ·         2 cups Prepared or Store-bought BBQ sauce ·         2 TBS. Yellow mustard ·         1/4 cup Maple syrup ·         1/4 cup George Dickel No.12 Whisky ·         1/4 tsp. Ancho Chile Powder (or other mild-medium chile powder) Directions: Combine ingredients in a pot at medium heat. Simmer uncovered […]

• Two-Ingredient Beer Cocktails

Two-Ingredient Beer Cocktails

A single shot can add a pleasant twist to your brew. … If you’re a little bored of the same old brew, it’s easy to breathe new life into it. Just add a few ounces of anything from ginger beer to scotch and, presto, you have yourself an entirely different drink. Some of the best […]

• Sweet, Sour Vinegar Cocktails Invade Bars

Sweet, Sour Vinegar Cocktails Invade Bars

Health fiends know that you can make a mean detox-tonic with apple cider vinegar, but vinegar is no longer just for wellness mavens.  Vinegar is popping up in cocktails  everywhere these days, promising a new flavor experience in your remixed drink. The vinegar in these cocktails is mixed with fresh fruit and sugar to mitigate […]

• Hmmm, Hmmm Good: Garlic, Salted Beer Baked French Fries

Hmmm, Hmmm Good: Garlic, Salted Beer Baked French Fries

Garlic, Salted Beer Baked French Fries By The Edible Perspective Difficulty: Easy Time: 20 minutes Beer Style: Other Seasonality: Summer Serves: 4 These crispy beer soaked french fries from The Edible Perspective are the perfect side or start to a fun summer meal. Other herbs we think might be delish: sage, rosemary, chives or thyme. […]

• With Ice, Size Matters

With Ice, Size Matters

Trying to up your cocktail game? If you’re no longer looking for a new rhum Agricole or some artisanal bitters to set your shelves apart, maybe it’s time to turn an eye to your freezer. The difference between a good drink and a great drink isn’t just about the booze—it’s about the ice. The recent […]

• Elemental Mixology: Five Real Cocktails with Staying-Power

Elemental Mixology: Five Real Cocktails with Staying-Power

Most mixed drinks aren’t true cocktails.  That’s okay – a drink shouldn’t have to be called a ‘cocktail’ for it to be a thing of delight to the drinker, and of pride to the bartender.  But be careful!  Middle-class attitude will resist anything that it perceives is an attempt to rob it of the terms […]