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)

Peruvian Anticuchos Recipe featured

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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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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Grilled Vegetable Flatbreads Recipe

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If there is one thing more quintessentially American than baseball, it is barbecuing in the summer with the smell of charcoal in the air and surrounded by friends and family to enjoy a fresh off the grill meal.  This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Kingsford. The opinions and text are …

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Midtown Sour Cocktail Recipe with Kupros Craft House

midtown sour cocktail recipe

This Midtown Sour cocktail recipe, created by Kupros Craft House in Sacramento, CA, takes on the traditional whiskey sour and turns it into a crisp refreshing vegan cocktail using aquafaba. The original whiskey sour has its roots in the 1862 book, The Bon Vivant’s Companion, one of the first published bartending guides. Using egg whites, …

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Vegan Mexican Street Corn Recipe

Vegan Mexican Street Corn Recipe

This vegan Mexican street corn recipe is my new summer favorite for using the grill. I’m just as passionate about high quality sustainable food sources as I am for Mexican food. So, I took the classic grilled elote and turned it into the best combination of plant-based sustainability and Mexican culture that I could. A …

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Peruvian Pisco Sour Cocktail Recipe

pisco sour cocktail recipe

My first authentic Pisco Sour cocktail was hand-crafted for me by my very dear Chilean friend, Jorge, during one of my trips to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. I had tried them afterwards in bars, but they simply did not compare to a Pisco Sour created by someone who learned from an authentic region. Jorge has fine-tuned his craft …

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California Style Aperitivo

Californian Aperitivo with Pinot Noir

This seasonal California Aperitivo takes all of the goodness of the traditional Northern Italian Aperitivo and adds a local farm to table twist. This plate is full of fresh, local ingredients and is perfect for small gatherings with LOTS of wine and excellent conversation. An aperitivo is a pre-dinner drink and light fare meant to …

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Oscar’s Folly Cocktail Recipe

oscars folly irish whiskey cocktail recipe

This vibrantly layered Irish whiskey cocktail celebrates Saint Patrick’s Day in all of its glory. Paying homage to the famous Irish playwright and poet Oscar Wilde, several of these spirit forward cocktails will have you spouting prose into your drinking glass. “I can resist everything except temptation!” Much like the nuances of Oscar Wilde’s flamboyant …

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