The Difference Between Blanco, Reposado, Añejo, and other Tequilas (Plus an Añejo Smash Recipe)

Añejo Smash with Gran Centenario Tequila

With every spirit there is an additional layer of appreciation that comes from understanding the history and production process. Nowadays we can walk into any bar and choose from a variety of beers, wines, and spirits from locations across the globe, yet what distinguishes the interesting ones is Read more

Billingsley Punch

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Alex Day of Death & Co. named this punch after famous ex-bootlegger, Sherman Billingsley. I’ve made this recipe a few times and have modified it slightly from the original based on the preferences of myself and my guests. I’m not saying the Death & Co. recipe is wrong, just that I’ve opted to make this punch a little less sweet and a tad more boozy. Read more

Brie Stuffed Mushrooms with Strawberry Balsamic Tarragon Sauce

Stuffed mushrooms are one of my favorite appetizers, and this recipe is one I put together a year ago with the intention of encouraging friends to try new flavor combinations. Brie and strawberry is a fairly standard pairing, but Read more

Smoked Paprika Hummus

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Whether you’re hosting or attending a party, it’s good to have a few recipes up your sleeve so that you’re not caught unprepared when asked to contribute. While that Pinterest recipe for Pulled Pork Sriracha Jalapeño Poppers with Candied Bacon may be delicious, it’s not always practical to dedicate an entire Read more