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Mexican Marshmallow Mocha from Drink Me Now

I just reviewed a new cocktail book, Drink Me Now. Here’s the review. And here’s my favorite drink in the book: Mexican Marshmallow Mocha. It appears in a chapter called Sweet Fix. What more needs to be said? Here cocoa powder and Kahlua and coffee are mixed, then topped with marshmallows and whipped cream. Because…

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Turkey Soup with Root Vegetables from Broth & Stock by Jennifer McGruther

That Thanksgiving dinner is something we all look forward. The aftermath, of leftovers and dirty dishes and kitchen chaos, is of course worth the price. But the benefits do not end on that Thursday night. You have leftovers and you can enjoy them with relish equal to Thursday. By Sunday night, you may want a…

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Juniperotivo Cocktail from The Craft Cocktail Party by Julie Reiner

You will need pomegranate molasses. Don’t worry. Easily found at any Middle Eastern market or perhaps in the ethnic section of a giant American supermarket. Yes, the flavor and color are distinctive, but you’ll have many uses for it: cocktails, salad dressings, marinades. It’s a lovely ingredient. Here, it adds a distinctive sweetness and that…

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TBT Recipe: Joel Robuchon’s Mashed Potatoes

It's a week to Thanksgiving. I know, the turkey is important. And the pie. But, we all know the key to meal is the mashed potatoes. Here you go! To make life easy for you, here's a head start on the best mashed potatoes you could possibly have. Why not try them this week, just…

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