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Doppio Spritz

Joe Campanale’s Doppio Spritz was the winner of our recent blind spritz tasting. Making use of two different aperitivos—one classically Italian and one from Brooklyn—his formula is fairly straightforward, but omits prosecco in favor of tonic water for an extra gentian kick. INGREDIENTS Serving: 1 1 ounce Contratto Aperitif 1 ounce Forthave Aperitivo 1 ounce [...]

By |2022-06-15T14:27:16+03:00June 15th, 2022|Categories: Bake My Day|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Crepes, France

French crepes would take some beating in the Pancake Hall of Fame -- if there's not one, there should be. These ultra-thin pancakes originated in Brittany in northwest France, way back in the 13th century, but have since become beloved the world over. They can be either sweet with fillings like fruit preserves, syrups or [...]

By |2022-03-02T15:26:38+02:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Bake My Day|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Hemp protein pancakes, Switzerland

Dietary restrictions and preferences have seen countless takes on pancakes, but few can rival the delicious creativity of hemp protein pancakes from Michelin-starred chef Sven Wassmer at Verve by Sven at Switzerland's Grand Resort Bad Ragaz. Switzerland is known for its healthy breakfasts, and Wassmer's gluten-free pancakes featuring hemp protein instead of flour, with toppings [...]

By |2022-03-02T15:23:45+02:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Bake My Day|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Campari’s Secret History

I've been coming here since 1978, when I was 17,” says writer and historian David Wondrich, as he settles into an outdoor table at McSorley’s Old Ale House, the celebrated Irish bar that opened in New York’s East Village in 1854. Wondrich is seated alongside writer Noah Rothbaum, with whom he recently completed and published The Oxford Companion [...]

By |2022-01-12T17:20:28+02:00January 12th, 2022|Categories: Bake My Day|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The Only Apple Dessert You’ll Ever Need

Despite my overwhelming enthusiasm for anything fall-related, apple-based desserts have never been my thing. They feel like the not-quite-as-vibrant cousin of lemon meringue and key lime tarts and less indulgent than a banana cream. But last week when I was given a surplus of orchard apples from a friend, I knew I had to find [...]

By |2022-01-09T16:08:27+02:00January 9th, 2022|Categories: Bake My Day|Tags: , |0 Comments

Mountain Man

In this kicked up Whiskey Sour, Natasha David forgoes fresh peaches in lieu of Giffard’s Pêche de Vigne to accentuate the roundness of maple syrup and the spice of ginger. INGREDIENTS Serving: 1 2 ounces bourbon (preferably Old Forester) 1/4 ounce pêche de vigne, Giffard 3/4 ounce lemon juice 1/4 ounce maple syrup 1/4 ounce [...]

By |2021-12-21T16:47:32+02:00December 21st, 2021|Categories: Bake My Day|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

MAPLE LEAF COCKTAIL RECIPE

MAPLE LEAF COCKTAIL RECIPE Maple syrup is underutilized and often looked over because of honey and agave. It also gets placed in autumn drinks, but it can be used for so much more. It's a soft type of sweet that doesn't linger, and can taste different depending on where it came from. Ingredients: 1.5oz bourbon or [...]

By |2021-11-24T15:38:03+02:00November 24th, 2021|Categories: Bake My Day, Pushup My Day|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You’ll Ever Need

The only thing worse than a chocolate chip cookie that's dubbed as "healthy" is one that tastes like it is—using applesauce, protein powder, or Splenda to pass as better-for-you (but it tastes  nothing like what your mom used to make, or the ooey-gooey goodness they're selling at your local bakery). In order to avoid that, we've taken a traditional chocolate [...]

The Easiest Key Lime Pie Recipe

This is the easiest pie in the history of baking. Mix, pour, bake, serve, devour. Simple as that. It's so easy, it'll become your go-to for potluck and dinner parties. Tell them you'll bring dessert and show up with a Key lime pie (or two). If you can't find bottled Key lime juice (or fresh Key limes) in [...]

By |2021-11-03T17:08:30+02:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: Bake My Day|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Best-Ever Apple Pie Recipe

Most apple pies are made with two crusts, one as the base, the other as the top, doubling up on the impact of the refined carbs and cheap fats that make up the pastry. This is both a waste of calories and not nearly as tasty as our recipe. Here, we replace the second crust with a [...]

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