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Hello Nancy and a Journey to Palm Springs

February 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

I recently hit the road in search of a true Palm Springs cocktail. When I drive into Palm Springs from Los Angeles, I often take the old highway from the freeway into the downtown strip....

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The Snowwhite

February 6, 2014 | 1 Comments

Milk is one of the most stable natural emulsions we can find in our pantry. Its ample versatility is only second to what we can do when we break said emulsion. Milk is mainly composed...

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White Russian by Sam Henderson for The Boys Club

The History of the White Russian

December 16, 2013 | 1 Comments

The White Russian is among the most popular drinks in the country. This likely has to do with the fact that the ingredients are easy to obtain and it takes no special skills or tools...

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The Perfect Kiss

The Perfect Kiss Shot

October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Infusing is the bread and water of a good cook and cocktail maker. The magic of extracting scents and aromas from almost anything to combine at our will is simply arousing. One way to speed...

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Black-Olive brine & Strawberry martini

The Black-Olives Brine and Strawberry Martini

September 23, 2013 | 4 Comments

Pickling olives is a long-standing tradition in Mediterranean culture. It all starts with a long bath in a salty brine. This is a necessary step since it helps to soften the olive’s flesh and, most...

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Hop, Skip and Go Naked from Brandon Matzek for The Boys Club

Hop, Skip, and Go Naked

August 26, 2013 | 4 Comments

A fresh riff on a college classic, my version of Hop, Skip, and Go Naked pairs local IPA with pressed grapefruit juice, lemon-infused vodka, and bright lemon-lime simple syrup. A vibrant mix of pink and...

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The Atomic: A Las Vegas Roadtrip

July 17, 2013 | 12 Comments

The Set Up “Boom!” I say to the bartender. I may have had one too many. That’s my only explanation. You see, I’m standing at (well, leaning on) the bar of Atomic Liquors, Las Vegas’...

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The Remembrance Nectar III

The Remembrance Nectar

July 11, 2013 | 3 Comments

“Oil and water don’t mix!” said your best friend at the recount of your last failed love story. In nature as in life though, add enough alcohol and perhaps things will sort themselves out. Water...

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Back in the day, my junior and senior high school days to be exact, I was a lifeguard at the local Country Club. Before my days as a CC employee, I’d spent plenty of summers...

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Grilled Caprese Pizza with Vodka Sauce

June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

We’re celebrating summer by taking pizza to the backyard, grilling it, and topping it with fresh summer ingredients! This Grilled Vodka Caprese Pizza is loaded with fresh mozzarella cheese, vine-ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, and, of...

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