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Lizz Schumer

Lizz Schumer

I'm a writer, reporter, photographer and foodie based in Buffalo, N.Y. Follow me @eschumer or visit lizzschumer.com

Make The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co.'s Three-Rum Old Fashioned at Home

Winter temperatures call for warming your cockles, and this Old Fashioned variation from Mike Treffehn (head bartender at The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. in Philadelphia) really hits the spot when the mercury dips low. Blending three rums together to maximize the layered flavors, it's a tiki-inspired spin that brings out the best elements of each spirit. More

Christmas Candy Booze: Holiday Candy Gets in the Spirit

What's better than washing down your favorite Christmas candy with your favorite spirit? Sneaking those candies into said spirits, of course! Armed with a crazy array of seasonal candy and a liquor cabinet stocked with booze (plus mason jars with tight-fitting lids) we set about to figure out how to make holiday candy-flavored liquor. More

How to Make Pegu Club's Applejack Cobbler at Home

It's a conundrum a lot of us hosts and hostesses face: how to mix up the perfect party cocktail for all of your guests without spending the entire party behind the bar. Audrey Saunders of Pegu Club in New York came up with this big-batch recipe for just that purpose: so party-throwers can provide a tasty tipple without spending all evening tipping jiggers. More

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