Recipes for Mardi Gras

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The official cocktail of New Orleans, made with rye whiskey, Peychaud’s Bitters, sugar, and Herbsaint or absinthe, served neat with a lemon-peel twist.

According to Rob Chirico, author of the Field Guide to Cocktails, this iconic New Orleans cocktail dates to the 1850s, when it was served at the Sazerac Coffee House. American whiskey eventually replaced the brandy of the original.... Read More