Home For The Holidays! Easy, Tasty Bourbon Cocktails!

We’ve rounded up some of the quickest, easiest bourbon cocktails for entertaining over the holidays! Seasonal, festive and great on their own or paired with food. Here are three favorites – we’ve kept ingredients and “hassle-factor” to a minimum; they can be “assembled” ahead in a pitcher for large batches. Just pour into a shaker with ice, strain and…

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Thanksgiving; More Than The Day Before “Black Friday”!

Thanksgiving in the United States started in the 1600’s with a day of observance through prayer and service at Plimoth Plantation (June 20, 1610). A few Thanksgiving observances were held over the next century and, with the Proclamation issued by President George Washington, October 3, 1789, the forerunner of the traditional Thanksgiving was held, the…

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Get Your Bourbon On!

  Mark Twain famously said, “If I cannot drink bourbon and smoke cigars in heaven, then I shall not go.”  The golden hue of Bourbon. Sexy in the bottle; sexier in the proper glass.  A special glass isn’t required (but some seem to just feel better suited to the task!) and some glasses do help…

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Stirrin’ Things Up!

Taking a quick espresso break and reflecting on my first couple of weeks here. Since joining the Krewe I’ve been welcomed by both colleagues at the restaurant and by legions of Picán loyalists ― people who’ve been supportive of this restaurant since the day it opened, for whom Southern cooking is a passionate topic, for whom…

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Holy Trinity! More Deliciousness!

“Holy Trinity,” or “Cajun Holy Trinity” is the Cajun and Creole equivalent of mirepoix (French, “meer-pwah“): onions, bell peppers and celery mixed in roughly the same quantities and the basis of preparation for several Cajun/Creole dishes including gumbo, étouffée and jambalaya. For the mostly Catholic French Cajuns and Creoles, the Holy Trinity reference is reverent…

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