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By Bonnie Rush | Handmade and homegrown drinks
March 30, 2015 /
Written by Bon Appétit Photographed by Michael Graydon + Nikole Herriott Illustration by Joe Wilson
This is Cook Like a Pro, in which experts share tips, tricks, and techniques that elevate a good dish to an unforgettable one.
The Pro > Audrey Saunders
Owner / Pegu Club / New York …Martinis
I went up the street to the local produce market yesterday to pickup a little fresh mint. And by a little I mean, my hand-basket was overflowing. In …Kentucky Derby
lemon thyme sprigs
cups cold water
cups lemon juice
cups peach nectar (11-ounce can)
In a large …
An unconventional take on the Moscow Mule, this savory-sweet, vodka-based cocktail gets a kick from toasted coriander, cumin, cardamom, and saffron …
February is a time for soft romance and the anticipation of spring, so for this month’s inspiration board and signature cocktail, I wanted to keep …Mixology
Please pretend this is a Jem valentine.
I think I say this every year, but it’s only because I think of it every year. If I had to be in first or …Blood Orange
I used to only order sake occasionally, always at a Japanese restaurant, and always hot. But a recent dinner with sake expert (and chef and artist) …
Halloween was skipped this year. Not on purpose, but Christopher and I found ourselves on a flight crossing coasts on the 31st. By the time we landed …Mixology
Written by Kelli Hall
What’s the last thing I want to do on Christmas morning? Cook up a complicated brunch for our family drop-ins. My solution: easy …Blood Orange
“Make It in a Mug: The Pear Moscow Mule Is it just us, or is everything just a little bit better when served in a mug? From soup… >”Make It in a Mug: The Pear Moscow Mule Is it just us, or is...
Make It in a Mug:
The Pear Moscow Mule
Is it just us, or is everything just a little bit better when served in a mug? From soup… >
Make It in a Mug:
[recipe] Spicy Orange-Bourbon Hot Chocolate Makes 2-3 servings 2 cups whole milk 2-3 large pieces of orange peel 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3 ounces …Chocolate
Place cranberries in a bundt pan and pour over 4 cups hot water; freeze until set (the hot water will freeze clear), about 2 hours.
Combine juices, bourbon, and syrup in a large punch bowl; stir to combine. Unmold frozen ice ring and float in punch; top with beer and sliced limes.Christmas
Combine mint, gin, lemon juice, and syrup in a highball glass. Fill glass with ice, then top off with club soda. Garnish with lemon peel.
Recipe by Andrew Knowlton
Photograph by Zach DeSartSouth Side
An easy-drinking aperitif made slightly more potent with the addition of gin.
Combine honey and 2 Tbsp. hot water in a small jar; cover and shake to dissolve honey.
1½ cups gin
¾ cup fresh lime juice
½ cup Aperol or Cappelletti
Champagne or sparkling wine
8 lime …Mixology
With Apples, Tequila, and PomegranatesIf pressed to pick my poison, tequila is always my drink of choice. This potent potion (the final concoction in …Mixology
Though ginger has been consumed for millennia, ginger beer dates to 1700s England, when the root was fermented to make a mildly alcoholic drink. Most beers are nonalcoholic now, but they're zippier than ale; we prefer them for mixing in cocktails like this cognac-based drink. The wide spiral peel …Drinking
"Bucks" are a family of drinks that consist of ginger beer plus a spirit and citrus—a category that includes this fruity refresher as well as the classic Moscow Mule. There are plenty of good ginger beers on the market, but our favorite is one made from scratch using soda water and a syrup infused …Mixology
**From SAVEUR DRINK Issue #1** Today's mixologists, with their muttonchops and handlebars, have a historical influence: the Victorian male. These guys took their mustaches seriously, so much so that in mid-1800s England, a special teacup was designed for them. Its porcelain lip …Recipes
• In a cocktail shaker, combine fino sherry, sweet vermouth and orange bitters. Add ice and stir well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.Recipes
A good rule of thumb, regardless of batch size, is three parts wine to one part club soda.
Pour wine into a wineglass filled with ice; top off with club soda and bitters. Garnish with orange twist.
Recipe by David Lynch
Photograph by Charles MastersRecipes
Place first 6 ingredients in large pot. Add enough water just to cover (about 6 cups). Bring to boil; reduce heat to medium and simmer uncovered until vegetables are very soft, about 50 minutes.
Discard bay leaf. Add 1 tablespoon coarse salt and lemon juice; cool slightly. Working in batches, puree …Recipes
“This makes you feel like you’re on vacation no matter where you are.” —Alison Roman, senior associate food editor
Bring cranberries, sugar, and 2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring to dissolve sugar. Strain syrup into a pitcher; cover and chill. Set cranberries aside.
Add rum and …Recipes
The end of summer means saying goodbye to the season’s darkest and most flavorful berry. And, there’s no better way to say goodbye to something than …Recipes
On a hot summer eve, what could be more refreshing than an icy glass of peach sangria. This has been my saving grace, perking me up, after days of …Sangria
1 1/2 pounds peeled fresh pineapple chunks
• 2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar
1/2 pound diced fresh pineapple (2 cups)
• 1 cup lightly packed mint leaves, plus sprigs for garnish
• 2 cups white rum
• 3/4 cup fresh lime juice
• 1 1/4 cups chilled club soda
• Lime wedges, for garnish
For the first time since moving to DC, Nole and I have a backyard – and you can believe we’re doing our best to take advantage of it this summer. …Mixology
For today’s Tasty Tuesday we are continuing our thirst quenching cocktail series and it just so happens that today we’re featuring my current …