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Absinthe, vermouth, genever – these all fall under the category of spirits that used to be medicine. This history-rich sector of booze began as the work of alchemists and today have become prized ingredients on the mixology playground; but Silverlake Wine co-owner George Cossette says some of these spirits don’t need cocktails to shine. In fact, he prefers them neat.
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Matthew Biancaniello is well known in Los Angeles for his seasonal cocktails. His bar arsenal includes bottles of stinging nettle infused Pisco, tequila infused with seaweed and guavas and mushroom scented bourbon. This Thanksgiving, he suggests a farmers market infusion of Hachiya persimmons and Dolin Blanc vermouth. The preparation is simple – but the ingredients need a week to infuse, so start now!
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In commemoration of the L.A. Aqueduct’s Centennial, KCRW’s Madeline Brand and Saul Gonzalez hosted a one hour audio documentary dedicated to a thing near and dear to us all: water– or specifically the story behind L.A.’s water.
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This week on Good Food, modern mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim joins Evan to discuss the country’s most consumed spirit – vodka.
We’ve launched a contest to name my pie beer! ”Pie Beer?” you ask… “Yes,” I answer. Below is the story of how my pie beer with The Bruery came to pass.
A couple of months ago my pal, Beer Chick, Christina Perozzi suggested that for a summer project we should get into my kitchen and do my first home brew. She suggested I think about what kind of style …
Hi there. I’m Evan and I’ll be your initiator to another fantastic summer of communal pie. We’re now entering our 5th summer of Pie-a-Day. That’s CRAZY! But it’s also super satisfying. That first summer of 2009 all I wanted to do was get better at making pies. So I promised myself (and a few thousand of you) that I would make a pie …
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First Baja stop? Tijuana’s sprawling Mercado Hidalgo to record the market report.
Second stop? Tacos Fitos for beef birria, baja-style, the local breakfast of champions.
Third Stop? BCB or Baja Craft Beers. Now that we had full bellies we were ready to start tasting beer. Who cared that it was 10am? For someone who never had a Mexican craft beer it was a mind-blowing experience. But …
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Summertime always brings us lots of opportunities to support great organizations by eating really well. All we have to do is choose our event and buy a little something to eat. This Sunday there are two events I’d like to share. If you have good time management skills you could even manage to do both of them.
You can start your morning at The Hollywood Farmers …
Cinco de Mayo is just days away and this year we’re pulling out all the stops. Throw away your Rose’s lime juice and get yourself to the farmers market – cocktail chef Matthew Biancaniello has a market-inspired margarita that will knock your cowboy boots off. He calls it “The Whole Enchilada” margarita. Watch the video to find out why.
I don’t need an expert to tell me that I eat too much dairy. I live with a 93 year old mom who puts sour cream on everything. So when I decided to prepare for my interview with Mark Bittman on his new diet book VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 to Lose Weight and Restore Your Health…For Good (well that’s a mouthful), I knew …