As a kid, hot chocolate was a big part of our lives, at least that is how I remember it. Sounds dramatic but I have distinct memories, of my childhood, where specific hot chocolate was an integral part. When I went up to the mountains […]
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.
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
The Manhattan is one of the great cocktails of all time. The story goes that it originated, in New York City back in the 1870s as part of a social event, the term "Manhattan" stuck as part location, part social status.More
The Negroni is said to have originated in Italy, sometime in the early 1900s and as all good things, invented out of necessity. A local Italian bartender decided he needed to "strengthen" his Americano cocktail (not the coffee drink). He decided toMore