Dreams do come true. I mean I believe(d) it but if I am being honest, doubted a few times over the years on dreams in general and this one in particular, buying a “farm” or a “home in the country,” or homestead, or ranch, whichever […]
This is us. We have 6 kids and a dog between us and our life is never boring. I write a lot about family and food. In our home we believe that we should eat local as much as possible, make it yourself whenever you can and that building community starts with sharing a meal around the dinner table.
This little known cocktail has been making Gin lovers happy since well over a 100 years. Thought to be introduced about 20 years after the Civil War in the beautiful state of California, the Martinez is a niche beverage that combines some of the More
One of the great stories in all distillation history is when apples are fermented into cider and then distilled into whiskey (or bandy). Simple, delicious and intensely North American (if that matters). This favorite takes Applejack Whiskey, add our More
The Old Fashioned is one of those cocktails that dates back well over 100 years...pre-prohibition. I would guess that this great cocktail helped get the law that enacted Prohibition passed. It is THAT GOOD.More
I had made the Whiskey Sours only a few times and always loved them but felt that they were a little too much work honestly. I had remembered that I needed a bunch of egg yolks for something (probably a carbonara) and kept the whites frozen forMore
The challenge is actually pretty simple. I DEFINITELY prefer whiskey to all other spirits but there is something about the Negroni that I love. Perhaps its the bitterness. Perhaps its the intensity. Perhaps its simply the gin.More