pickles

This was the only beer I had in my house; please do not assign meaning to it. (Photo: Claire Lower)

Put a Pickle in Your Shitty Beer

Until about five years ago, I was extremely into craft beer, particularly Belgians and anything spontaneously fermented. But somewhere along the line, I developed an allergy (?) or some sort of “condition” that causes me to sneeze every time I drink a beer that is not excessively light in flavour…

How To Make A Pickled Cherry Sour

How To Make A Pickled Cherry Sour

Earlier this week, I made a jar of pickled cherries, and I found them to be pleasing. They are good on cheese plates and they are good in salads, but they absolutely excel in a coupe full of alcohol. The easy move is to plop one in a Manhattan. The…

Make A ‘Dirty Quarantini’ With Whatever Brine You Have In Your Fridge

Make A ‘Dirty Quarantini’ With Whatever Brine You Have In Your Fridge

It seems that a lot of us are going to be spending more time at home, which could lead to boredom, ennui, and a good bit of alcohol consumption. Twitter—which is a very fun place—seems to be excited about these potential “quarantinis,” which have two forms: “a regular martini you…