Category Archives: Cuisine

Cuisine. Booze. Carrot Cake Cocktail. 7-24-18

C ocktail time: Carrot Cake No frosting necessary. Give it a minute. It makes it’s own. 4.0 oz fresh carrot juice (including those little red and purple ones from the garden .25 oz St. Elizabeth’s Allspice Dram .5 oz Domaine … Continue reading

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Cuisine. Booze. Izze Gin Fizz. 6-19-18

0.5 oz Aperol 0.5 oz St. Germain Liqueur 0.5 oz Grand Marnier 1.5 oz Bombay Sapphire Gin 5 ice cubes 3-5 Drops Jamaican #2 Bitters 5 oz Izze Pink Grapefruit Soda. Shake booze over ice, then strain over new ice, … Continue reading

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Cuisine. Cocktail Hour. The Elephant in the Room. 03-10-18.

It felt like it was time to take a trip out to Old Line Liquors on Baltimore Pike in Maryland. It’s a Veteran owned and operated store in the footprint of the now defunct Circuit City store. I prefer them … Continue reading

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Cuisine. Chicken Leek soup in the Instant Pot. 11-30

3 hotel cut (leg and thigh, skin on) chicken legs – bones in, they add flavor to your soup. 2 carrots, diced to 1/4 inch 1 stalk of celery, diced to 1/4 inch 2 shallots, diced to 1/4 inch 2 … Continue reading

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Cuisine. Hard-boiled Varieties. 9-10-17

I’ve seen quail’s eggs on cooking shows and had them, looking very cute as tiny over-easy eggs on things in fancy restaurants, so when I saw them at the International grocery store last week, I bought them. They come in … Continue reading

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Cuisine. Cocktails. The Wild Goose Chase. 9-9-17.

A friend of mine found a liqueur from Luxardo that sounded wonderful. I’m a fan of the flavor of cherries, and I like the Luxardo Marachino cherries in the dark syrup (add a little to Mexican real sugar Coca Cola … Continue reading

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Cuisine. Cocktails. Gin Pretending to be Whiskey. 5.27.17

Cocktail time: .5 oz Lazzardo Amaro 1 oz Lazzardo Marachino 2 oz Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin Juice of one lemon (about 2 oz) Lemon zest In a beaker (for science!!!!) add Amaro over about 5 ice cubes, while two … Continue reading

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