Here at last is a mistake-free sirloin steak with a peppercorn sauce that feels like velvet in the mouth. Velvet in the mouth is important as a sensual experience, but it also means you’ve avoided the common problems associated with this dish — bitterness and an overpowering edge to the crushed peppercorns, obliterating any taste […]
To make the best eggnog, you need balance…a taste of booze mingles with cream and spices, but doesn’t weigh you down. Faith asked regular contributor Alex Province and spouse Matthew Bennett to give you “the family recipe,” which is truly well balanced and delicious, just what a top-rated eggnog should be. Needless to say, the […]
Tasting a well-made Coquito is like a Dancing with the Stars Competition. “Oh, we can make eggnog, my friend,” says my pal who is Puerto Rican American. And is he ever right. Since we feature the winner of the New Haven Coquito Contest on our show, let me be the first to tell you, Coquito […]
The Brown Turkey is the original creation of Austin, Texas bartender Justin Chamberlin, who had a bite of Thanksgiving stuffing and knew what he had to do. As the book describes, this drink combines the subtle spices of aged rum with the sultry sweetness of figs, and a bright, bubbly pop of sparkling wine.
If you like Campari, it’s featured in this cocktail along with Cointreau, fresh lemon juice, gin and sparkling wine. The bubbles lift the mix to make it a fun drink to serve at brunch. Its creator is Ted Kilgore.