RECIPE: Mezcal-Pomegranate Holiday Punch

Pomegranate Mezcal Punch [1] Persephone Punch, made with mulled pomegranate juice (photo © Gem & Bolt). [2] Star anise pods, available from Silk Road Spices (photo © Silk Road Spices. [3] Pomegranate and its arils. The juice is squeezed from the arils (photo © Kelly Cline | iStock Photo). [4] Juniper berries, available from Silk…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Mezcal, Tequila’s Smoky Cousin

October 21st is National Mezcal Day. If you’ve heard of mezcal, you know it’s related to tequila. You may even have had some. But how does it differ from tequila, and why should you buy it (or order a glass at your favorite watering hole)?   THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TEQUILA & MEZCAL Like the different…
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