How many cocktail recipes have you seen that say “Garnish with a twist”? Plenty, I bet. But how much thought do you really put into that garnish? Almost none, I bet. In fact, a shocking number of people have confessed to me that they often just skip the garnish. Eek! Garnishes. I guess you knew more »
Are you knee deep in basil? Did you really mean to plant, buy, beg, borrow or steal quite so much of it? It’s like something just came over you right? Well you are not alone. There’s an Old Italian saying, “make pesto while the sun shines”. It’s a rather astute observation. It’s not merely a more »
This cocktail gets its sweetness from agave nectar and the strawberry flavor from home-infused vodka.
Have you noticed a preponderance of Coconut and Pineapple this week at The Back Burner? Well that’s because it’s summer and the voices behind this blog are exploring a tropical theme. And none too soon in my opinion. I have been saving this post up in my head ever since a trip to Hawaii, way more »