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Brian’s Bourbon Blast Cocktail with Ginger Simple Syrup

Sunday was Valentine’s Day and the 30th anniversary of getting engaged to Suzi. “Will you marry me,” I had asked back then. “Yes,” she had said as fast as possible. On Sunday, I asked, “Will you take a sip?” And she said, “What’s in it. You know I hate ginger.” It’s sad how 30 years…

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Thanksgiving Idea: Herbed Honey Garlic Butter

I posted a honey-garlic butter last year, but I've been working on it. That butter was good, this is a delight. It is the ideal mate for mashed potoates. The secret to this recipe is the garlic. The earlier recipe used garlic puree, but the change here is to use just garlic, sauteed in butter.…

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Thanksgiving Idea: Bourbon Glazed Carrots for the Holiday Tables

I originally posted this recipe last January, when the weather was cold and ground was covered in snow. Now, in early November, the cold has returned and possibly for you even the snow. In planning your holiday meals, here a side dish that is quick, delicious, and gorgeous on your table. Carrots are an odd…

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Favorite Pastime Cocktail from Cody Goldstein

Sunday is Father’s Day and baseball season is rolling along. You dad or husband may need a glass of something forceful as he relaxes in front of the TV this weekend cheering on his favorite team. Master mixologist Cody Goldstein from The Upholstery Store in NYC created this beverage for just this weekend. As typical,…

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