I'd like to get my husband a chinois strainer for his birthday, but there seems to be a pretty good range of prices and style variations (albeit small) out there. Can anyone suggest a brand/type that they really like?
Every cocktail needs to be strained, and using the right strainer is key in any cocktail preparation. The Mixology Guys show us three different types of strainers and the uses for each one.
How to Choose the Right Cocktail Strainer
If you can only have one, go julep.
How to Improvise When You Don't Have a Cocktail Strainer
A good workaround for an underequipped kitchen.
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Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.