The WRA's September housing report came out earlier this week, and the most obvious take-away is that the big price increases we saw earlier this year have had an effect on the autumn market.
Recipe recommendation--Vieux Carre
Dated: October 9 2020
We go back to cocktails for today's recommendation. Because, really, who doesn't need a drink right about now?
A couple of Father's Day's ago, Karen got me The Classic & Craft Cocktail Recipe Book by Clair McLafferty as a gift. It's an amazing guide to the world of cocktails that any afficionado should have. And without it, I wouldn't have known about what is now my personal favorite, the Vieux Carre. Think a Manhattan in a tuxedo. It's really a fantastic drink. Salud!
3/4 ounce Rye
3/4 ounce Cognac (though we generally substitute brandy...because we're so 'sconnie...)
3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
1 splash of Benedictine
2 dashes of bitters
1 cherry, for garnish
In a mixing glass or shaker, stir the ingredients together with ice. Strain into a coupe glass. Garnish and enjoy!
In November of 2000, I closed on my first house, a rough-around-the-edges 1922 colonial with lots of sun, not a lot of storage, and an enormous oak tree in its postage stamp-sized back yard. From the ....
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Recipe recommendations return! It's been a busy few weeks and something had to give...so it was the blog (sorry 2 loyal readers!). But we're back today with a really delicious and pretty easy