Monthly Archives: November 2015

‘Vodka Bog’ a Sweet Slog

Cranberries star in sauce on most Thanksgiving tables, but there’s no reason to stop there. This “Vodka Bog” punch from More Thoughts for Buffets (Institute Publishing) gets its kick and distinctive rosy hue from cranberry juice as well as cranberry liqueur. Advertisements

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A Cider Cake Fit For a Governor

In 1850s America, anyone who wrote down recipes often measured in wine glasses and handfuls, if they measured at all. That’s true in a handwritten book kept by Sara Adelia Boutwell,

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5 Ingredients, 5 Minutes for Cranberry Relish

When the English settlers arrived in Massachusetts in 1621, they found an unfamiliar, low-growing fruit: the cranberry.

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Nothing Scary in Vincent Price’s Cocktail

The Halloween celebration of all things scary made it a perfect time to stream classic films starring Vincent Price, nicknamed the “Master of Menace.” The Saint Louis-born actor made a name for himself in the 1950s in “House of Wax” … Continue reading

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