Concord Grape Balsamic Shrub

We received some concord grapes in our produce box, and after eating a few they started to languish in the fridge.  Not wanting them to go to waste, I remembered my friend NC making a grape shrub last year, so I quickly searched the internet for a recipe and got to work. I used this recipe from Food 52:  https://food52.com/recipes/19334-concord-grape-balsamic-shrub 3 1/2 cups Concord grapes … Continue reading Concord Grape Balsamic Shrub

Time for a Classic Martini…

Mix up a classic martini with my buddy Charlotte to get you through this rainy hump today – This martini is made with gin and vermouth, and garnished with an olive or a lemon twist. Over the years, the martini has become one of the best-known classic cocktails. Ingredients: 2-½ ounce gin ½ dry vermouth 2 olives for garnish Procedures: This most iconic cocktail actually … Continue reading Time for a Classic Martini…