Recipes

Don’t Eat Crap Cherries!
Yuck

BuzzFeed posted a great article here with lots of pictures about the process from beginning to end of store bought neon red ‘Maraschino’ cherries.   For the love…   There are lots of other store bought cherries that are actual cherries. Take the time to look around or make your own! The recipe below is so so so easy. Give …

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Pisco Sour Done Right!
Pisco

I’ve been to Peru.  Twice actually.  I love South America and I get the general sense that I’m not alone when talking to people about my experiences.  Peru is the third most visited country in South America behind Argentina and Brazil (thanks largely to Machu Picchu).  Peru is attractive for many reasons and to a lot of people it’s the …

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St-Germain in Bacardi Portfolio
Butts

Let us be honest with each other.  If you are a bartender or enthusiast you know for a fact that St-Germain used in a number of cocktail formulas will win over most anybody instantly.  St-Germain+Fresh lemon juice+Spirit of choice=”This is the best thing ever” said guest not impressed with your egocentric cocktail menu. St-Germain has a sort of ambrosia effect …

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Apple-Juniper Cider
apples

I have been trying to do more local, or at least northwest themed projects.  Living in Seattle I can’t imagine many things being more locally themed then Apples.  Washington grows over 58% of our countries apples!  Super impressive because the United States produces around 4.5 million metric tons of apples a year.   I am assuming for this recipe that …

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Juniper Infused Tequila
Juniper Infused Tequila

I’ve been messing around with using both tequila and gin together recently.  My new kick is pairing two spirits together to create fun spirit forward cocktails.  I’ve had some interesting experiments with gin and tequila but I have yet to be 100% happy with one yet.  My biggest problem is being able to taste BOTH.  After becoming frustrated with my …

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Basil & Persimmons Punch
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During the holidays us fine folk with a knack for getting people buzzed are in high demand.  Unless you want to spend your holiday shaking drinks and making large messes the best way to serve a cocktail is in the form of a punch.  A punch is really just a large pre-batched cocktail and if done right, can steal the …

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