Bittermilk No.7

We’re safely in eggnog season, but if you’re looking for something a bit different, perhaps a touch of warming brown liquor to get you through the especially cold nights, Bittermilk has released its annual batch of Yuletide Old Fashioned cocktail mixer. Just mix one part No.7 with 4 parts of your favorite bourbon, stir with […]

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Lean Eggnog

It’s no secret that we like our homemade eggnog, but after spending the last year getting into the best shape possible (and reaping the health benefits to make all that hard work worth the effort), we’re interested in choosing our holiday indulgences carefully this year. We’re still going to make our traditional nog, but we’re […]

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The Distinguished Gentleman (and Lady)

Who needs a drink? It’s safe to say we all do, and we deserve it! To celebrate the end of the most unpleasant election ever, and in the hopes that our newly elected officials with stop the power-mad tug of war competitions and start compromising and governing this great country of hours, we’ve dubbed this […]

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Scorched Orchard

A gentleman doesn’t discuss politics. It’s OK to have differing opinions, and we’re not willing to lose friends over politicians and the things they promise us. However, we think it’s safe to say that this election year is ending in a particularly scorched earth style. It’s not pretty, but it’s put us in the mood […]

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Jacques Pepin Collection

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again, no one teaches and inspires chefs better than Jacques Pepin.  His dishes are simple, impeccable, and delivered with a twist. The same can be said for his new line of kitchen products now available at Sur La Table. Plates, baking pans, whimsical cooking utensils, and inviting […]

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Hot Stove Society’s Food Lovers Weekends

James Beard award-winner Tom Douglas helped turned Seattle, Washington into a food lover’s mecca. His restaurants have grown exponentially over the past three decades, while always maintaining that mysterious and magical touch that has made them beloved by visitors and locals alike. That success is due in large part to his generosity in nurturing and […]

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Candy Corn Oreos

It seems like everyone is talking about Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes this week. Yes, pumpkin and those beloved lattes are a clear barometer of the season, but for our money, you have to go with a true autumn classic. No, not maple syrup, cinnamon, or spiced apple, we’re talking about candy corn, that wonderful old […]

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Jacques Pepin

Whether you want to learn how to cook, or you’re an accomplished chef already, you’ll find no better mentor than Jacques Pepin. Through his shows, books, magazine articles, and countless demonstrations, Jacques will teach you the basics of “less is more” cooking that is undertaken for the pure love of food. Through his legendary publications […]

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Bottled Cocktails

There’s an art to mixing up an icy cocktail on demand, but when you’ve had a really rough day, nothing beats the luxury or opening your freezer, pulling out a bottle of your favorite premixed beverage, and pouring yourself a stiff drink. Even better, should an old friend stop by unexpectedly, you can fill their […]

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