Distilled Drinks

Make a Streamlined Dirty Martini With Freezer-Cold Gin

Make a Streamlined Dirty Martini With Freezer-Cold Gin

I love drinking martinis — all kinds of martinis — but the salty, ice-cold dirty martini is my first gin-based love. They are particularly good when consumed in an inflatable hot tub, which is where I do most of my drinking these days.

You Should Rinse Your Empty Vanilla Extract Bottles With Booze

You Should Rinse Your Empty Vanilla Extract Bottles With Booze

Vanilla is an important ingredient, a complex ingredient, an expensive ingredient. Even if you’re not a big baker, the vanilla bean and its extract can be used to bring nuance, depth, and the implication of — but not the taste of — sweetness to any food or beverage. In addition…