Laura Fountaine

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Here's A Mouthwatering Step-By-Step Guide To Making The Most Insanely Delicious Fried Chicken

Literally nothing compares to that first bite of this crispy, crunchy coating and piping hot meat.<p>Makes 6 servings<p><i>Recipe by John Besh, from</i> Besh Big Easy<p>For this recipe, you can use a whole chicken cut into 10 pieces, or you can just buy 3 pounds of bone-in, skin-on chicken pieces. Make sure the …

Raising the Bar on, uh, Home Bars: The Bottles You Really Need

Let's move this party to the living room: Here's how to stock your home bar with the best bottles of sipping neat and mixing.<p>Sure, we love a good cocktail bar. But we've got to be honest: Sometimes, there's nothing better than coming home after a long day of work, pulling on pajamas, and knocking …

Whiskey

Before & After: 25 Decorating Makeovers From Every Room

Renovations often produce dramatic results, but that doesn't mean you need to rip out floors and knock out walls to make a statement. Let's look at …

Master D.I.Y. Stir-Fry by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Achieve takeout-level stir-fry at home by avoiding these common mistakes.<p>Just what <i>is</i> it about take-out stir-fries? They're somehow always perfectly cooked—no raw veggies, but no mushy or soggy ones, either. They're satisfying without being heavy. They're big on flavor, combining salty, spicy, sour, …

Recipes

Unleash Your Imagination – Magical Fairy Garden Designs

<b>Fairy gardens</b> are miniature landscapes with tiny houses, plants, trees, pathways and everything else. They give the impression that tiny creatures …

9 Cheap Whiskeys That Taste Expensive

Rumor has it Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, and Abraham Lincoln all enjoyed a glass of whiskey at the end of a hard day. But the amber-colored spirit …

Mark Twain

Ask a Bartender: What's the Best Kind of Night at Your Bar?

A busy Saturday night at your favorite bar might have a great energy, and for the bartender, lots of tips—but on Tuesday, you get to relax a bit more, have conversations, try drinks you haven't before. We asked bartenders across the country: What are your favorite nights at the bar where you …

Classic Drinks: The King Cole Cocktail Will Make You a Merry Old Soul

An Old Fashioned with Fernet Branca and pineapple? Yeah, I thought that might get your attention.<p>I first had the King Cole at a Washington, DC bar called <b>2 Birds 1 Stone</b> (a place that's definitely worth a visit if you're in the area). At the time, I didn't know that the drink was a classic. I …

Make Meyer Lemon Bitters This Weekend

It may be twisting the knife to say so when half the country is trapped under ice, but here in Southern California we have a certain problem when February rolls around. It's the peak of citrus season. We're simply buried right now.<p>This might seem like less of a problem than, say, getting snowed in …

Classic Drinks: The Old Pal and a New Friend

Often overshadowed by its more popular brother, the Boulevardier, this simple cocktail featuring whiskey, Campari, and dry vermouth is worth getting to know a little better.<p>Harry MacElhone is credited as the first to publish the Old Pal. Born in Ireland, but tending bar in New York, Harry returned …

New Cocktail Books Reviewed: Vodka Distilled, Drink & Tell, Tequila Mockingbird, and More

Did you know that you can’t actually copyright a cocktail recipe? While you may often see drinks credited to the person who “invented” them, often a …

Great Cocktails: The Cowboy Martini

We get a lot of great feedback from our readers, and one of the things we’ve heard time and time again is that many of you need suggestions for great …

IDTT Wine 3: Talia Baiocchi

Pomegranate Salsa

This is a different salsa recipe in which the pomegranate is the star ingredient.<br>Even if this sounds weird, the pomegranate salsa tastes really …

Mocktail Science: Easy Substitutes for Complexity

In Part One of our exploration of mocktails, we looked at what alcohol tastes like and how to recreate the flavor of booze in a nonalcoholic drink. Today, we'll explore some of the other complex flavors and aromas that spirits bring to a party, and think up a few techniques to serve up booze-free …

11 Ginger Drinks to Make at Home

If a drink has ginger in it, chances are we're probably fans. Rich bourbon and ginger? Oh yeah. Spicy ginger and rum? Delicious. Tart citrus and warming ginger? Always love that combination. We like drinks with fresh ginger, with ginger syrup, and spiked with ginger liqueur. Today, we're sharing a …

Should Cocktails Get Simple Again?

As the craft cocktail scene has grown, so too has the urge to create new and unique drinks, ones that show off the bartender's skills. Drinks have become, in many bars, ever more baroque and complex. Everyone, in all walks of life, wants to stand out, to make a name for themselves in their careers. …

Dirty Pirate Popsicles

We have thing for getting sideways with classic cocktails and then turning them into poptails. This week the classic rum and coke has been flipped to …

Basil Bloody Mary

My husband loves bloody marys like you wouldn't believe. Lately I've been getting into experimenting with new flavors again. Last time we were …

COCONUT ICE & TOASTED COCONUT VANILLA LIMEADE

Tuesday Tastings :: Sweet Tea Cocktails

I’ve been waiting with bated breath to unveil images from the Summer in Savannah shoot I styled last month…and the day has finally arrived! I …

Two Tarts - Our Best Food Recipes

Chewy Almond Cookies<p>by Bella.Smith | May 15, 2018 | Brunch | 0 |<p>Chewy almond cookies may be the best way to use our homemade almond paste. These are …

FRESH BLOODY MARY + SEAFOOD

Peach Margarita

Margaritas are always a hit at summertime parties! I love this fresh peach version because it's light and fruity and fresher than something made with …

vanilla bean soda (with or without bourbon) + the summer of fun

I’ve always been in love with books. Since I can remember, I’ve had my nose stuck in one. I whizzed through every elementary and middle school …