Apple Cider Sidecar

Makes 1 drink INGREDIENTS 1 oz apple brandy or apple jack 1 oz lemon juice 1 ounce Cointreau (triple sec, orange Curacao or Grand Marnier) 1 oz apple cider 1 dash cinnamon Apple slices, for garnish PREPARATION Place first 5 ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously for about 10 seconds. Strain into […]

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Fresh Carrot Margarita

Ingredients ½ tablespoon lime zest 2 tablespoons smoked alder salt Lime wedge 1½ ounce tequila (Centenario Rosangel) ¾ ounce Cointreau ¾ ounce fresh lime juice ¾ ounce fresh carrot juice Blackberries Mole Bitters (Brooklyn Hemispherical Blackberry Mole)* Directions Mix together the lime zest and the alder salt and place on a small plate.  Rub the […]

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Red Basil White Stone Fruit Sangria

Serves 6-9 Ingredients 1 cup red basil peach syrup (recipe follows) 2 bottles white wine, sauvignon blanc or chenin blanc or white table wine 1 cup Cointreau 1 peach, sliced 1 apricot, sliced 1 plum, sliced 1 nectarine, sliced ¼ cup raspberries 2 cups soda water Directions Combine the red basil peach syrup, wine, and […]

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Strawberry-Basil Galette

Makes 1 large galette Ingredients For the pastry 2½ cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt ¾ cups (1¾ sticks) unsalted butter, cold and cut into chunks 1 large egg yolk ½ teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons orange liqueur For the filling: 6 cups strawberries, stems removed and cut in half […]

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