Sir Mix-a-Lot

The cocktail shaker gets a workout whenever Dave, the family mixologist, comes to town. Cocktail of the Day offerings this time around included a mix of classics with a twist and Dave’s own specialties, all gin-based: Waldocot: A true original, created to utilize Allspice Dram, a Caribbean liqueur that’s not an easy mixer. Dave hit on the idea…

One Last Word

Holiday visitors who come bearing gifts of food and drink are always appreciated, especially when those same gifts include recipes we haven’t tried. Brother Dave arrives with a bottle of Chartreuse and his new,  favorite old-time cocktail recipe, The Last Word. The Prohibition-era classic features green Chartreuse (yes Virginia, chartreuse is not just a color…