Showing posts with label history. Show all posts
Showing posts with label history. Show all posts

Cherry Nice

A glass of Polish Cherry Cordial in the park.
Whether cited in bowlfuls or as a single drupe placed atop a marvelous dessert, cherries have imparted legendary happiness since antiquity.

A Fruit-full Tale of Presidents Past

Life is bowl full of ripe Bing cherries.
We cannot tell a lie. We consider cherries as American as apple pie.

Confessions in Orleans Green

It's Mardi Gras! Make a New Orleans style Grasshopper cocktail drink for two.
The last day of the Carnival season has arrived, and as the Cajun expression goes, “Laissez les bons temps rouler!

Sip Merrily

The Dead Rabbit’s Mulled Egg-Wine, the perfect holiday y drink for two.
Visions of sugarplums can inspire frequent bouts of holiday nostalgia.

A bodacious beverage of historic proportions is our prescription to help keep those visions merry and bright.

Sip-worthy Fuel for Thought

Try the corn 'n' oil, a traditional Barbadian cocktail featuring falernum.
“What’s the deal with corn and oil?”

Splitting the Rarest of Hares

Piping hot Welsh Rabbit, a very British dish of hot cheese sauce over toast.
"Well, many's the long night I've dreamed of cheese — toasted, mostly — and woke up again, and here I were."
– Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island (1883)

Everyday Cookie Day

Gingerbread cookies are everyday cookies, so make some today.
Those of us who take the time to celebrate the most delicious things in life appreciate the approach of December 4th: It’s the day we observe National Cookie Day!

Poor Knights, for one.

What do you do with stale bread and apples? Make Poor Knights! This is the story of a New York kind of toast.

Rose-tinted Glasses

Blood oranges are in season during the winter months. The days are getting longer, the groundhog has emerged without a winter care, and visions of fresh berries, spring peas, and tender leafy greens dance in our heads.

In Defense of the Saketini

Poor, maligned saketini, a drink which suffers under the withering gaze of the sophisticated.

Corn chowder, in essence.

Fresh corn straight off the cob is the number one ingredient of Corn Chowder.
Thick, deliciously creamy, each hearty spoonful chock-full of fresh-tasting corn…what’s not to love about homemade corn chowder?

The Enigmatic Crab Rangoon

Crab Rangoon are crab and cheese-stuffed won tons. Make some for your next luau.
We adore Chinese food in all its permutations.

A Tale of Two Rickeys

How a 19th century lobbyist from Missouri and a gin-based highball crossed paths.