Best Bourbon Cocktails For National Bourbon Day

It’s cocktails tonight, dear reader, because June 14th is National Bourbon Day. We’ve got the recipes for the Big Four classic Bourbon cocktails for your drinking pleasure. If you want to know why Bourbon is capitalized, it’s because it’s a proper name—a county in Kentucky that was named for a very proper family, the Bourbons,…
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Award-Winning Bourbon, Peg Leg Porker & The History Of Bourbon

If you need a gift for a whiskey lover, here’s an artisan Bourbon of note: Peg Leg Porker Bourbon, a brand created and owned by a pitmaster Carey Bringle, oft nominated for titles of “The Best BBQ.” Peg Leg Porker Bourbon is the signature bourbon of an award-winning pitmaster, Nashville’s Carey Bringle. He is a…
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A Dark ‘n Stormy Recipe For International Dark ‘n Stormy Day

June 9th is International Dark ‘n Stormy® Day, honoring one of the few cocktails (photo #1) whose name is actually trademarked*—in this case, by Goslings Rum’s Rum. And it’s such a simple recipe: just two ingredients, Black Seal Rum and Stormy Ginger Beer. It’s the national drink of Bermuda. The drink is so popular that…
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Portillo’s Garden Dog: A Plant-Based Hot Dog, Dressed To Kill

[1] Portillo’s new plant-based Garden Dog tastes just like a regular hot dog—delish! (photos #1, #2, and #3 © Portillo’s). [2] Time for lunch! [3] Close-up on the toppings: mustard, relish, chopped onions, tomatoes, celery salt, pickle spear, and sport peppers, on a steamed poppy seed bun. [4] You can actually buy the dogs wherever…
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Remy Martin X.O. Cognac For Father’s Day

Rémy Martin XO Cognac with a gold plaque that says Happy Father’s Day 2022 (photo © Rémy Martin).   If you’re looking for something luxurious for Father’s Day, and the dad in question is a lover of fine Cognac, here’s an option: The Father’s Day Limited Edition engraved bottle from Rémy Martin. It’s Rémy Martin’s…
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