FOOD 101: What’s A Kir? What’s A Margarita?

It’s a teaching moment: When is a Kir not a Kir? Or a Margarita not a Margarita? Or a Martini not a Martini? Every drink made with vodka is not a Martini, every drink made with Tequila is not a Margarita. Yet, each week we are sent a mis-named recipe that only serves to misinform.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Improving Bad Bubbly With A Kir

[1] The original Kir: white wine and crème de cassis, blackcurrant liqueur, which begat a dozen variations (photo © The Mercury | Atlanta (now closed, alas).   If you open a bottle of sparkling wine and find it’s not to your liking, there’s no need to drink bitter or too-dry bubbly. Add a bit of…
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