The Soused Pecan

Make the best of your nuts. The Pecan Cocktail 2 oz. of pecan-infused bourbon (recipe below) 1 barspoon sugar 2 dashes of Bittermen’s Xocolatl Mole Bitters Directions: Place the sugar, bourbon, and bitters in a shaker with cracked ice. Stir and strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass.  

Affogato bout it!

It may seem counterproductive to pour hot espresso over a scoop of vanilla ice cream, but don’t doubt the results — it’s unbelievably delicious. I served this flavorsome beverage with dessert after Christmas dinner.  Using the recipe from Winter Cocktails, my brother-in-law Brian and I prepared this affogato speciale for festive consumption.  An adult twist on…