The Thirsty Bulldog

With a little practice (yes we’re dedicated to this work) we arrived at our recipe and presentation.

Drinking Game: MOIST!

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all enjoyed some time in the kitchen cooking, eating, sipping and of course visiting with family and friends over the holidays. We hosted lots of family here in Austin, Texas. So much cooking and baking, a heap of cocktails and clinking of glasses…and for me, a renewal of…

Bacon Gibson

This week Mike decided to make Gibsons. I’m paraphrasing Mike’s intro about Gibsons, but he tells me that Gibson was a doctor who liked martinis. At some point the good doctor Gibson added the onion to a martini for health reasons. If for no other reason, make a Gibson to honor the awesomeness of a doctor who…

Infused Waters

This works best with an infusing pitcher (click the link to see the one I have, around $20), or if you place your ingredients in cheese cloth. I find that depending on the ingredients, you can keep a pitcher going (replacing water as you drink it) for about a week. If you drink a lot of water,…

A Good Bloody Mary

So what is it that makes a good Bloody Mary? I will argue that the more ingredients the better, which is simplistic, but I believe true. Which ingredients? Start with good vodka. Infused vodkas are an interesting element, but not totally necessary. Flavored vodkas are a big fat NO in my book. Too chemically and…