Smoked Bourbon Chicken

Smoked Bourbon Chicken

Perfect Summertime Food – Smoked Bourbon chicken, with a Serious Foodie twist.  Warning – this is not that overly sweet mall version of bourbon chicken.  This is smokey, pumped up flavored bird that takes minutes to prepare. Start with the basics:  dry rub...
Vinegar in Your Cocktail? Of Course!

Vinegar in Your Cocktail? Of Course!

Bottles of different types of vinegar are indispensable in our pantry – balsamic (both dark and golden), sherry vinegar, a good red wine vinegar, flavored vinegar, and more. Vinegar adds brightness to salad dressings, tenderizes meat in marinades, and cuts...
Fig Bourbon Compote

Fig Bourbon Compote

We took a few boxes to make a fig simple syrup that we use for making our Wintertime version of a Manhattan (substitute the fig simple syrup for the sweet vermouth).  Then, instead of fig in our bourbon, we reversed it – putting bourbon in our fig.  Here’s a recipe...