MxMo XXX: Local Flavor — Blackberry Gin Shrub

August 10, 2008

When Kevin Kelpe at Save the Drinkers announced that August’s Mixology Monday would be about local flavor, I knew I’d have to come to terms with the blackberry, my great summertime foe. In the Seattle area, we are overrun by the Himalayan wild blackberry, considered an invasive weed. When I ride in the summer, I […]

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March 14, 2008

Vermouth can make a great replacement for wine in recipes. One night we had no white wine in the house when Bryan went to make one of my favorite dishes, a chicken and garlic stew that calls for a hardy addition of white wine. I did have plenty of white vermouth in the fridge, which […]

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