It’s just not fall without slicing into some homemade apple pie and sitting by the bonfire with a mug of hot apple cider. So many of our favorite fall treats get their deliciously sweet, crisp flavor from handpicked apples.
The Martinez and the Fun Train
Welcome back to CHOW Happy Hour! In this episode, Martin Cate, of Smuggler's Cove in San Francisco, prepares the Martinez, a cocktail some think is the precursor to the martini. While mixing this potent gin, sweet vermouth, and maraschino liqueur cocktail, Cate recounts his first encounter with it—on a train to Reno, Nevada.
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