Archive for March, 2012

Ramos Gin Fizz

Ramos Gin Fizz

The Ramos Gin Fizz is not a drink for the impatient.  This cocktail takes commitment, elbow grease, and perhaps most importantly (are you sitting down?) the lack of an aversion to raw egg white.  For those of you who just said, “Ewww!”… easy now.  Stay with me.  Egg cocktails have been experiencing a renewed popularity […]

Irish Soda Bread, Chive Butter and Smoked Salmon

Soda Bread, Chive Butter & Smoked Salmon

Every St. Patrick’s Day many folks in the US are compelled to make traditional “Irish”  food, with corned beef and cabbage often being the featured dish, though this is more of an Irish-American tradition.  Irish Soda Bread however actually has historical roots in Ireland dating back to the mid-1800’s.  Quick breads at this time were […]