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So, what is this rum and why is it spelled funny?  Rhum is the French spelling of rum which probably tells you that these rhums are made on the French colonies of Martinique and Guadalupe.  The word agricole lets you...
I recently attended the world’s largest and most important cocktail symposium, Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans.  I learned a lot there including confirmation of what I already had been hearing – that rum and rum cocktails are the...
Sure had a great time with everyone Friday night in Bridgewater! Hope everyone enjoyed the wine pairings with Jeremys delicious cuisine! Heres what we tasted: Didier Chopin Brut Rose, Champagne Justin Monmousseau Vouvray Von Schleinitz Nitor Riesling (Dry) Thibault Liger...
This is my own creation that will debut tonight as Cathead Distillery launches their new and delicious Honeysuckle Vodka in the courtyard!  I’ve shaken a bunch of cocktails with their new libation and this one is one of my favorites. ...
For a refreshing, summer cocktail try this on for size. Strawberry / Basil Lemonade 1 1/2 oz vodka 1 oz fresh strawberries 4 oz lemonade 1 tsp pure cane sugar Fresh Basil Muddle berries, sugar and a leaf of basil...
Basil Bliss Basil Leaves Splash Pineapple Juice 2 oz silver tequila 3/4 oz fresh lime juice Splash champagne Muddle leaves and pineapple in a tall glass, add ice and all other ingredients and garnish with a basil leaf....
What a great Christmas cocktail!  Not only does this concoction look festive, but it tastes festive as well.  This brings back childhood memories of the delicious, soft peppermint candy in tins that my Dad used to buy for us when...
A few weeks ago out at the Livingston Farmers’ Market it was muscadine week and my friend Jesse Houston who is Chef de Cuisine at the excellent Parlor Market came up with an absolutely delicious bourbon cocktail made with muscadine...
2 oz. Low Country Sweet Tea Vodka 1 oz. Low Country Lemon Vodka Fresh berries Club soda In a high ball glass pour in the two flavored vodkas, drop in a few of your favorite fresh berries (right now you...
So, I was working on some summertime cocktail recipes using Cathead Honeysuckle Vodka last week and I thought about utilizing ginger and lemon with this vodka.  It was fantastic and very refreshing on a hot day!  Then, Majure, my sales...
1 ½ ounces El Jimador blanco tequila ¾ ounce Canton ginger liqueur ½ ounce pineapple juice ½ ounce agave nectar ½ ounce lime juice Chipotle powder (Availabe at the Colony Crossing Kroger) Coarse salt For rimming glass:  Combine two tablespoons...
I love whiskey cocktails in the winter.  Here’s one we like a lot! The Toasted Drop 1/2 ounce Limoncello 1/2 ounce Amaretto 1 1/2 ounce rye whiskey Shake all ingredients over ice and strain into a cocktail glass rimmed with...
In the fall I love to drink Pinot Noir and Chardonnay (more than any other time of year anyway).  So I like to prepare meals that allow me to drink either or, better yet, both!  One of those dishes is...
One of my absolute favorite things to sup upon in the cold months is a good ol’ pot roast.  I do mine in a crock pot with a lot of liquid so that the final product is really almost like...
As the holidays approach and our pace picks up, scurrying around preparing for all the friends and family gatherings, we will undoubtedly buy all sorts of the meats, vegetables, stuffings, fruits, and desserts that we are accustomed to enjoying during...