Michael Cecconi is the former mixologist at New York’s Back Forty; he's currently the head bartender at San Francisco's Two Sisters Bar and Books, and teaches at the Institute of Culinary Education. Here he shares a quick summertime drink idea, called a Scotch Blossom: 2 ounces of Scotch, 1 ounce of honey simple syrup, 1 ounce of lime juice, 4 to 8 mint leaves, and ice. Shake vigorously, add soda water, and enjoy.
Roasted sweet potatoes are one of those foods that evoke comfort and satisfy a variety of cravings with their sweet flesh and ability to absorb flavors. So it’s time you learn how to roast sweet potatoes and get them on your repertoire right now.
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Canned cranberry sauce is tradition at many Thanksgivings, and for good reason. Why make homemade if your family has been enjoying the slices of store-bought canned cranberry sauce for years? But what exactly is canned cranberry sauce?