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Pear Infused Silver Tequila

Fall is upon us. Fruit abounds and there are many ways to use it. “I’m going to make this so we can deglaze with it. Think of the flavors,” I said. “That would be flambe,” Suzen rebutted. “I’m not setting fire to this,” I protested. “With that much alcohol, you won’t need to,” Suzen said.…

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Whipped Cream and Irish Coffee

This is a truth, a fact, and not one of my modest exaggerations. Whipped cream can be an essential ingredient of a recipe, absolutely required by the laws of physics and chemistry. This post is clearly going to be different. It’s serious and scientific. Now, let’s just take a sideways step here. I know it’s…

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Mothers’ Day Cocktail: Mexico 70

Mothers’ Day is tomorrow. When you bring her breakfast in bed, or serve her brunch, or offer that dinner you and the kids made, well, what is she going to drink? Something different. Something special. She deserves no less. She deserves a Mexico 70. I look forward each year to the publication of the Food…

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Agave Margaritas

I was headed out to get ingredients to make margaritas. “Can you make sugar syrup?” I politely asked my wife. “Oh, good God, buy some agave,” Suzen said with force. I don’t think this was her finest day, but it turned out to be so fortuitous. First, I did buy agave nectar, that sweetener you…

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