Tag Archives: Drinks

In Praise of the Martini and its Essential Ingredient

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A man goes into a bar, orders a Beefeater martini up, with olives. The bartender puts a little skewer holding three olives into a cocktail glass, loads the shaker with ice and … Continue reading

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Syrup, The Cowboy Way

There is the right way, the wrong way, and sometimes the cowboy way — a shortcut that one uses for expedience or necessity. I like to have simple syrup in the refrigerator for cold drinks, and especially for Old Fashioneds … Continue reading

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