My father taught me a little rhyme a long time ago...
One of Sour,
Two of Sweet,
Three of Strong,
And Four of Weak.
This nursery rhyme is for adults only. It details the basics of making a rum punch or Grog as it is sometimes referred to (especially if you eschew the use of fruit punch in the...
Flower Power Cocktail
Makes 1 drink
1 egg white
1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 ounce simple syrup
¾ ounce pineapple juice
3 dashes aromatic bitters
1½ ounce white rum
In a cocktail shaker, combine the egg white, lemon juice, simple syrup, pineapple juice...
CHARLESTON BROWN WATER SOCIETY PUNCH
Makes a bit less than 1 gallon
3 cups bourbon
2 cups dark rum
1½ cups fresh orange juice
½ cup fresh lemon juice
2 cups honey syrup
2 cups demerara sugar syrup
3 cups soda water
Tools: punch bowl, stirring spoon
BREAD PUDDING WITH BANANA-RUM SAUCE
6 cups of bread, cut into 1 inch cubes
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 eggs, room temperature
2 cups whole milk, room temperature
Nutmeg to taste, optional
For the sauce:
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup brown...
Turm' & 'Rants
Cocktail with turmeric and black currants | Serves 4-5 | Preparation 15-20 minutes
100 ml (~70 g) black currants (+ 12-25 whole berries for garnish)
4 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons turmeric powder
Juice of one lemon (+ 4-5 lemon slices for garnish)
These were REALLY good. We both wished we'd made more after eating them. Recipe can easily be multiplied for however many you want to make. If you are using really large wings, may need to cook a few minutes more. The wings we were using were normal size to a little smallish.
I love when I have a vision of a recipe I want to build, and I explore my way to something new. I learned a lot with this one, mainly that raw coconut won’t be puréed with what I have available in my kitchen. After stubbornly trying to smooth it out, I finally decided to strain it.
"This drink is traditionally prepared with cachaca, a liquor made from sugarcane. Use fresh fruit of your choice"
1 1/2 lbs. mango, peeled, pitted and coarsely chopped
3/4 cup light rum
3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 TB. sugar
3 cups (or more) cracked ice
Puree mango in blender. Add rum...
Bunet is a dessert already prepared in the 13th century, generally enjoyed with some Amaretti biscuits. Its name comes from the dialect spoken in Piedmont; the word ‘bunet‘ literally means ‘hat’ and it’s said to be referring to the shape of the pudding mould.
Bunet it is the ancestor of panna...
The city of Carrara, in the northern part of Tuscany, was already famous in Roman times because of the impeccably white marble that could be excavated in its quarries. Along with the municipality of Massa, Carrara gives its name to a lovely province that borders both with Liguria and...
I found a strawberry buttercream frosting recipe, and I was wondering if I could add rum to it. I didn't know if any additional liquid would mess it up.
1 1/2 cups unsalted butter
4 ½ cups confectioners sugar
½ cup fresh, ripe strawberries, washed, stemmed, and hulled
1 ½ tsp vanilla extract
I'm stunned by how many variations there are for certain mixed drinks. I am by no means an expert - I typically choose to drink a beer if I drink - but every so often something comes along that gets my attention. To be honest, this could have been just a ho-hum recipe without the right rum. If...