This is Mark Raymond’s spin on a classic Aviation. It features the ever-mysterious Green Chartreuse and Luxardo, which is Maraschino liqueur—made from sour Marasca cherries. Could you use a little more party? Listen to the Faith Middleton Food Schmooze® Martini Competition preview show.
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Take the Nickel Cocktail
I asked my wine shop friend, Jacob, for a fun spirit and he instantly reached for a bottle Pamplemousse Rose liqueur and gave me his recipe for a “Take the Nickel.” It’s very easy to make and lip-smackingly fresh and delicious. The rose, which is really grapefruit and not rose at all, is mixed with […]
Anthony uses Connecticut’s own “No Limits” unfiltered wheat beer from Two Roads Brewing Company for this beer cocktail, which Faith describes as “spike-y.” It’s named after the Autobahn, a famous German highway where no speed limits are observed.
In the spirit of Gina Barecca and Amy Stewart joining us for a Food Schmooze party to discuss women drinking and the botanicals that make up our favorite spirits, I pulled out a recent favorite cocktail I created for last year’s SAVOR event in Hartford. It uses Hendricks gin, made with unusual botanicals of cucumber and rose. […]
Quick Lemony Chicken Saltimbocca
If you want a “jump in the mouth,” you’ve just discovered the right easy, quick and delicious recipe, combining flavors I love — chicken, fresh lemon juice, sage and crispy prosciutto. After remembering to get the ingredients at the market, the job’s simple because the whole thing takes 15 minutes to prepare on the stove-top. […]
Fresh Corn Vinaigrette
This is a gem of an idea from Suzie Middleton, author of the cookbook Fresh from the Farm. She presses the corn kernels with a fork to release their flavorful milk, then uses the dressing on grilled roasted fingerling potatoes, fish tacos, sliced tomatoes, and grilled shrimp. I love corn and bacon so I’d crumble some […]