Improved Margaritas

With weather getting hotter and summer near, it’s a great time to enjoy one of Mexico’s most delicious exports, the margarita. In its traditional form, tequila, lime juice and orange liquer, it is served in a glass with a salted rim and is the perfect combination of sweet, salty, and tangy. Curious about its roots,…

Feel like making shrub!

An old trick in the cocktail trade, the shrub syrup goes as far back as Colonial America.  Sugar and vinegar were used to preserve fruit prior to the invention of refrigeration. Sweet and tart in flavor, the shrub can be added to soda water to make a refreshing beverage. Bartenders are using the shrub for its versatility and…