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.
How to Decorate Cookies Like a Pro
CHOW.com's Suzy Brannon shows how to use royal icing to make perfect, professional-looking cookies for any occasion!