Aperol is an Italian aperitif made from a host of aromatic and tannic ingredients, including bitter orange, gentian, rhubarb, and cinchona bark. It’s similar to Campari, only milder, less bitter, and with half as much alcohol.
Have you ever thrown a cocktail? Not at someone. FOR someone. Throwing a cocktail is another way to mix a cocktail for your guests by “throwing” the ingredients back and forth from mixing glass to tin. Charlotte Voisey demonstrates this technique while making her Unusual Negroni cocktail.
Justin Chapple, Food & Wine Deputy Test Kitchen Editor, is back this week with another killer Mad Genius Tip—an ice cream cake made of store-bought ice cream sandwiches, that requires just minutes of prep time.