Tipperary Cocktail Recipe

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The Tipperary Cocktail is one of my favorite summer classics. The Tipperary originated in 1917 and is named for Tipperary, a county in Ireland. A classic summer cocktail, using the Irish Whiskey Bushmills Original from the world’s oldest licensed whiskey distillery, Bushmills has a high-quality original whiskey that makes this cocktail shine. A Classic Cocktail The Tipperary …

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Peruvian Anticuchos Recipe (Grilled Skewers)

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In the world of grilled meats on skewers, Peruvian Anticuchos are Peru’s version of street-food friendly anti-style cuts of meat. Dating back to Inca Empire, anticuchos originated in the Antisuyo region of what is now modern day Peru. Traditionally, the meat is marinated in vinegar and a base spice mix of cumin, aji pepper, and …

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History of the Most Popular Cocktails in the World

History of the Most Popular Cocktails in the World 1 Whether you are a cocktail aficionado or a casual imbiber, learn about the history of the most popular cocktails in the world and how they came to be.

Whether you are a cocktail aficionado or a casual imbiber, learn about the history of the most popular cocktails in the world and how they came to be. Cocktails are as old as America, dating back to the late 1700s. Initially a mixture of spirits, sugar, water, and bitters, cocktails were introduced to liqueurs in …

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Paccheri Pasta with Summer Vegetables

Paccheri Pasta with Summer Vegetables Recipe

This Paccheri Pasta recipe uses the vibrant flavors of fresh summer vegetables and Contadina Tomato Sauce. This recipe is sponsored by Contadina. When I last visited the Amalfi Coast in Italy last year, I was enamored with the vibrant flavors which came through in simple foods. Back home, I found myself watching Under the Tuscan …

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The Hopsy SUB Home Tap

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In the search for different types of entertainment during life under stay-at-home, I discovered beer which ships right to your door, via the Hopsy SUB Home Tap. With breweries closed and options slim at the grocery store, I ordered a machine along with 4 mini-kegs.  The Hopsy SUB Home Tap is run independently under Krups, …

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Introduction to Irish Whiskey

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My own introduction to good Irish Whiskey was facilitated by a natural-born Irish citizen. We were working together on a project when I first met him. His accent and fast-paced talking quickly became thick with excitement on sharing his culture and history, to the point where I could barely understand the lad. Upon learning my …

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The Oakland Food Scene

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The food and restaurant scene in Oakland is a phrase that may have caused Californians to already skip the rest of what you’re about to read, based on Oakland’s notoriety alone. For those without preconceived notions and those now have their interests piqued, Oakland has some of the best restaurants in California you would be …

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Celeriac – A Wonderfully Versatile Root Vegetable

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Celeriac, or Celery root, is one of those foods you end up trying and realize you’ve been missing out on a good nutritious, cheap ingredient. Versatile and underutilized, this root vegetable is not to be confused with the bright green celery stalks you are already familiar with. A slightly firmer texture than your standard russet …

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Platespotting at The Village Feast

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The Village Feast is a low-waste event, put on in Davis, California, by Davis Farm to School. The nonprofit benefits Les Dames D’Escoffier, Sacramento, and Davis Farm to School. Both organizations work in support of early and continued education around food and agriculture. The Dames provide scholarships to women in food, wine, and agriculture, while …

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