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Don’s Kiss Cocktail Recipe

By marcussamuelsson.com | August 11, 2011

Photo: Cyndi Amaya

Photo: Cyndi Amaya

Last Tuesday, Red Rooster kicked off its new Latin Night with some enchanting tropical-inspired drinks that night. Hispaniola Rums sponsored our first Latin Night and provided many flavored rums for our Latin drink specials. One special drink we offered that night, and turned out to be in high demand, was the Don’s Kiss. This saccharine cocktail uses Don Q Cristal Rum and muddled strawberries for a sweet, yet tropical finish. Read More

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One Ingredient, Two Ways: Lime

By Suzanne Lehrer | July 8, 2011

lime

Photos: Suzanne Lehrer

Limes, the ultimate sweet and sour, have been making people pucker since before the 10th century. They originated in Southeast Asia and subsequently Arab traders brought the trees to Egypt and Northern Africa. Three centuries later, the Arabian Moors brought the trees over to Spain, and from there the trees were dispersed throughout Southern Europe during the Crusades. Read More

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Spritz Cocktail Recipe

By Madeleine Ignon | June 27, 2011

Sprtiz

Photo: Madeleine Ignon

I spent three and a half months living in Venice, Italy when I was twenty, in the fall of 2007. It was a rare and fascinating experience considering most people breeze through the city for a week or two to hit the tourist spots and take a gondola ride.

I was still there after the tourists got too hot, the weather got too cold, the water got too high. In my weeks spent wandering the streets, exploring different neighborhoods, and trying to get beyond the frustrating layer of tourists, I found a sliver of the authentic Venice. Read More

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Food As Medicine: Healing Power of Ginger + Recipes

By Rena Unger | May 3, 2011

Photographer: Rena Unger

Photo: Rena Unger

Indigenous to Asia, now common all over the globe, ginger is an impressive healing food. This powerful and medicinal root is widely known as a digestive aid. How many times have you or someone else been recommended Ginger Ale for an upset stomach? This is just one example of ginger’s prominent role as a “healer”. Read More

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