What if you stumble across a recipe with cracked ice? You might be thinking to yourself, What the heck is cracked ice? and Ice is just frozen water … What does the size or shape have to do with anything? Well, turns out a lot. While you might only give thought to ice in […]
Hey there, DIYers! I know it seems like the holidays are far away, but if you’re looking to make your own gifts for the holiday season this year, it’s already time to start thinking about it! So here’s our new obsession: Making vanilla extract at home. It makes an excellent gift, especially for those who […]
If you’re lucky enough to snag a precious bottle of Chartreuse right now, you probably know just what a feat that is. The elusive French liqueur is extremely difficult to find at the moment, requiring quite the treasure hunt through various liquor stores. So what are you to do when your favorite cocktail calls for […]
Infusions are incredibly easy to create and a great way to introduce creative and delicious flavors into your drinks. Infuse away!
Have you ever found yourself in a restaurant lounge or sitting at the bar of your local watering hole, and you glance over to notice the vast array of garnishes lining the work space of the bar well? You may wonder what that salad-bar-esque array of herbs, citrus, salts, and– on occasion– a […]
As an industry, we rarely offer cocktails with a “savory” or “umami” flavor profile. Here’s what Umami is, and why you should consider making a place for it on your next cocktail menu.