TIP OF THE DAY: Gin Martini

Vodka martinis overtook the original gin martini back in the 1990s. The trend was started by Bond, James Bond, who liked vodka martinis shaken, not stirred (and he picked that tip up from the writer Somerset Maugham).   But new artisan gins are providing a reason to return to the original. Vodka is a simple,…
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RECIPE: Yuzu Martini

Yuzu. Photo courtesy Wikimedia.   If you didn’t have a chance to celebrate National Martini Day yesterday, make a splash this weekend with a Yuzu Daiquiri. Whozu, you say? If you haven’t yet discovered the joys of the Asian citrus yuzu, it may well become a favorite in sauces, beverages, desserts and more. Yuzu is…
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