Like a kicked dog, I have developed an instinctive aversion to anything described to me as "a new concept in the vodka category." Experience has dictated that vodka innovation tends toward the stomach-churning.
[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] I associate different appliances with different times of the year. The vacuum cleaner comes out in the summer as the dogs start to shed their fall coats. (Ironically,
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