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Ginger Beer

Serious Eats Peter Reed 26 comments

Ginger beer is ginger ale's sinister cousin: much or ginger and a little less sweet, but still (mostly) non-alcoholic. It can be made easily at home with simple ingredients and materials. More

The Spotted Pig Pimm's Cup

Serious Eats The Serious Eats Team 2 comments

Not quite a traditional recipe, but with very traditional flavors, Ryan Gannon's version is "firmed up" with Cointreau. More

The Operator

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The Operator is a spin on a white wine spritzer, but it's a bit more flavorful (though still refreshing and low in alcohol.) We used subpar Sauvignon Blanc, but any dry white wine will do. More

Bourbon Slush

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

Our first Cook the Book column of 2011 is going to feature Amanda Hesser's newly released The Essential New York Times Cookbook, a compilation favorite recipes spanning the paper's 160 years. As an intro to the feature we thought we'd bring you a sneak peak: a Bourbon Slush perfect for New Year's Eve. More

Glazed Carrots

Serious Eats Caroline Russock Post a comment

I suppose that while paging through Alton Brown's Good Eats 2: The Middle Years, I was looking for a glazed carrot recipe that had a little more oomph than the standard combo of butter and brown sugar. This recipe subs in ginger ale as a sweetener, and depending on which brand you choose it can lend a significant kick. I chose a super strong ginger beer, which reduced to a lovely glaze and left the carrots plenty spicy and gingery enough to wake you up. The sprinkling of chili powder adds a bit more warmth and spice, taking these carrots out of the realm of sleepy side and into the side dish spotlight. More

Time for a Drink: the Highball

Serious Eats Paul Clarke 11 comments

Short of simply popping open a beer or a straight slug of whiskey, there are few drinks that are less labor-intensive than the venerable highball. With Labor Day this weekend, we figured this was the perfect drink to share. You could reasonably ask the question, "Do we really need a recipe for something so easy?" but while this simple (and flexible) mix of booze, bubbles and ice can be prepared with almost zero thought, a little care in the execution can make all the difference between a watery glass of meh and a damn refreshing drink. More

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