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The Boulevardier Cocktail

Rediscovering The Boulevardier Cocktail

The Boulevardier Cocktail is a simple combination of rye whiskey, Campari, and sweet vermouth that creates a delicious cocktail that is well balanced and has an interesting history worth exploring.

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Building A Better BLT Sandwich

Most cookbooks skip right over the BLT sandwich, which in my opinion is an oversight because while a bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich may seem simple, getting it right requires some know how.

 
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Chicken, Potato and Chickpea Curry

This chicken curry recipe has my favorite elements of Indian takeout along with the benefits of home cooking and comfort food. This curry combines chicken, potatoes, and chickpeas in a sauce that balances the spiciness from the curry seasonings with the creaminess from the yogurt.

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Oxo Adjustable Measuring Cup

OXO Good Grips Adjustable Measuring Cup

If you like to cook or bake with thick, sticky ingredients like honey, molasses, or peanut butter having an adjustable ...
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The Savoy Cocktail Book

The Savoy Cocktail Book

One of the most famous cocktail books ever written the Savoy Cocktail Book is a classic post-Prohibition tome written by ...
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Vintage Spirits And Forgotten Cocktails: From The Alamagoozlum To The Zombie 100 Rediscovered Recipes And The Stories Behind Them

Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails: From the Alamagoozl...

Anyone who enjoys an icy drink and an unforgettable tale will love this expanded and updated edition of Forgotten Cocktails ...
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Flexible Silicone Skull Ice Cube Mold

Have a little fun with your drinks with these skull ice cubes.  This ice cube mold makes four giant cubes ...
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Spartan Knife Block

It's time to defend your kitchen with a Spartan knife block.  Made to resemble a Spartan warrior this unique knife block ...
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Instant Pot Max – 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker

The Instant Pot Max is the first smart cooker by Instant Pot that provides people with the ability to cook ...
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