Just because the weather is warm doesn’t mean you have to put aside the bourbon. The Mint Julep is an iconic warm weather cocktail. It’s really nothing much more than mint and bourbon, oh and ice. The ice is crucial. It’s what makes a Mint Julep so damn good on a hot day. And it more »
I love the beginning of the summer with the arrival of rhubarb on the market. A fruit a little bit sour, but if you add some sugar, it becomes delicious. When I was preparing a rhubarb compote, I had the idea of using the syrup to prepare a small drink for myself. It gives a little bit more »
Gin is the most subtle and sophisticated of all the spirits. It is also under-appreciated, or down right loathed by way too many people. But as America begins to expand its palate, gin is making a comeback. Because more and more people like you and me are broadening our perspectives. Loving great food is often more »
I love the vibrant colors that come out at the farmers market as the weather gets a little hotter. Eggplants from lavender to deep purple, peppers of all colors and varying heat, even Italian tomatoes in red, yellow, and orange – they all make me want to take them home and start cooking.