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a bottle of The Botanist Gin, a martini and lemons on each side

Demystifying the martini: 4 steps for perfecting the classic cocktail

With all its many styles, variations and forms, the martini continues to be a mainstay among Americans. In fact, the wildly popular martini is the second best-selling cocktail nationwide, according to Nielsen. While the exact origin may be disputed, it is believed that the first martini was created with gin in Martinez, California, during the Gold Rush. Since then the martini has earned a place of honor in pop culture, marked as James Bond’s cocktail of choice (“shaken, not stirred”) and... read more

Elevate comfort foods with havarti and blue cheeses

At a time when you may be craving comfort food more than ever, specialty cheeses make it easy to bring a little more indulgence — and a lot of flavor — to your home-cooked meals and snacks. Simply switching to different varieties, such as a buttery havarti or a sharp blue cheese, can easily elevate your go-to dishes. Everyday...

Recipe: Classic Margarita

Nothing says “summer” quite like The Original Margarita. And for the aspiring mixologist to the cocktail newbie, extra time at home is perfect for mastering The Margarita. There is nothing easier than shaking up this refreshing cocktail, in its original form or in one of its many delightful variations. Here are some fun facts about The Margarita to help...

Recipe: Poached Salmon with Dill Mayonnaise

With travel plans put on hold, your wanderlust is growing daily. Although you may not be able to visit the places on your bucket list, it doesn't mean you can't create moments of joy inspired by these locals through delicious foods and sensational beverages. The trendiest wine of 2020 is rosé, making it easy for you to enjoy...

Recipe: Sweet Potato Bowl

Spring cleaning is a tradition that often includes dusting, mopping, decluttering and organizing homes for a fresh start. Many families may be cooking more while home right now, so this is a great opportunity to refresh your kitchen staples by filling the fridge with foods that support a healthy diet. Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Dawn Jackson Blatner shares her...

5 smart tips for cooking with beef at home: Chuckwagon Beef & Pasta Skillet Recipe

Families across the country are spending more time at home, which means home cooking has taken on new meaning. Using foods in your pantry and freezer to create meals everyone will love might seem challenging, but with a few tips and tricks, you'll be cooking wholesome dishes to please all palates. Keep in mind, the foundation of a satisfying...
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