TBT Cookbook Review: New Flavors for Appetizers

TBT Cookbook Review: New Flavors for Appetizers

  This week’s TBT cookbook is a gem from 2008: New Flavors for Appetizers. Subtitled Classic Recipes Redefined, this tome is a very handy sidekick year-round. And particularly as we the enter holiday season. For a party or major holiday meal, we often focus on...
Balanced Sour Mix for Cocktails

Balanced Sour Mix for Cocktails

  Many classic cocktails, like a Tom Collins, require a Sour Mix component. I’ve posted recipes for sour mix before, like this Homemade Sour Mix. Thing is that recipe calls for a quart of lemon juice, which can make your hand tired. And, and, what are you going...
Fall Pear Pie from Piedmont

Fall Pear Pie from Piedmont

It’s fall and the pears are ripe. Time for a pear pie from Italy, from the Piedmont sitting next to the Alps. The abundance of crust here will remind you of apple pie but that succulent, delicate pear flavor will convince you that this, too, should be in your personal...