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By Bonnie Rush | Handmade and homegrown drinks
Saba is wine-grape juice that’s been reduced until syrupy and concentrated. If you can’t find it, use a few drops of aged balsamic vinegar.
Whisk pomegranate juice and saba in a large pitcher, then stir in Lillet and bitters. Pour into rocks glasses filled with ice; top off with club soda.
Recipe by …Recipes
2 ounces guava nectar
• 2 ounces rhum agricole
• 3/4 ounce lime juice
• 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
• 1/2 ounce Navan
• 2 dashes Angostura bitters
• 2 ounces club soda
• Freshly grated cinnamon
• Mint sprig, cinnamon stick or lime wheel, for garnish
Fill a shaker with ice. Add the guava nectar, rhum agricole, lime …Recipes
• Make the lavender syrup Combine all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook over moderate heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat, cover and let steep for 2 hours. Strain the syrup through a fine sieve.
• Make the mocktails In a mini …
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 …Recipes
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 …
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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 …
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Make It in a Mug:
The Pear Moscow Mule
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How was your Thanksgiving weekend? Ours was good. It was easy and fun. I made this Chocolate Mousse Pie with Phyllo Crust and it was SO GOOD and much …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
In this cognac-based cocktail, ginger beer provides a zippy spice while a wide spiral peel of whole lemon adds a tangy balance.
makes 1 Cocktail
Spiral peel of a whole lemon
6 oz. ginger beer
2 oz. cognac
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Drop the peel into a highball glass; …Recipes
Muddle chopped strawberry, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add bourbon, 2 dashes bitters, and ice. Shake and strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Top with ginger beer; garnish with a strawberry slice.Bourbon Whiskey
**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 …
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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 …
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