In this week's episode of CHOW Happy Hour, Martin Cate of Smuggler's Cove in San Francisco gives a history lesson on the Fern Bar era of cocktails: the 1970s and '80s. While explaining why sweet, slushy drinks were such a hit at the time, he demos a classic Fern Bar cocktail, the Harvey Wallbanger.
Our trick to lighter, homemade ice cream: 2% Greek yogurt. It’s a refrigerator staple, and it “churns” into a rich, creamy confection when blended with a little honey and vanilla bean. Bonus: You don’t even need an ice-cream machine.