Time to enliven the spirt with this holiday libation

Posted by Mr BBQ on November 24, 2013

Time for some hot holiday cheer! Next to egg nog, this libation is very much a holiday tradition in many homes—Hot Buttered Rum— Spiced rum drinks are especially popular during the winter months. Charles Coulombe, author of Rum: The Epic Story of the Drink that Conquered the World, writes that rum has always been an “important component of American holiday celebrations”, hot …

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Hot Cider Toddy

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on November 23, 2013

A hot toddy is basically a shot or two of any potent spirit added to a cup of hot water. At Paley’s Place in Portland, Oregon, bartender Suzanne Bozarth puts a French spin on this warming drink with a slug of apple brandy, such as Calvados


1-1/2 cups water 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons honey,
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
2 cups …

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Deep Frying A Turkey? Read This First!

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on November 16, 2013

Every Thanksgiving, you see the same UL Labs video about the horrific result of improperly deep frying a turkey. It is hot and dangerous work, no doubt about it. I found this very well written article, that contains some great tips for people who are planning on deep frying a turkey this year. Please read it before you pull out …

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Essential Turkey Cooking Tools/Items

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on November 11, 2013

This year, get ahead of the curve, by making sure you’re stocked and prepared for all the cooking on Thanksgiving Day. Here’s a list of the items you’ll most likely need to help you cook up the best turkey ever:

Pendleton Coffee

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on November 8, 2013

Pendleton Coffee: Pendleton Whisky is a favorite of mine. It’s sweet, smooth and I love it’s flavor. Here’s a wonderful fire-side drink that will warm you up while enchanting your taste buds!

Ingredients: 1.5 oz. Pendleton Whisky, 1/2oz, REAL Maple syrup, 5oz. fresh, hot gourmet coffee (Sumatra or a lighter blend is better than dark roasted varieties), whipped cream.

Preparation: Brew the …

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