Beverages & Cocktails, Free Recipes

Apricot Flip

Makes 1 serving Combine the cognac, brandy, simple syrup, and egg white in a cocktail shaker (do not add any ice), and shake until foamy. Add ice to the shaker and shake again until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with nutmeg.

Desserts

Cranberry-Apple Brandy Syrup

Makes 3 (8 oz) jars Ingredients 1 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon raisins 1 tablespoon cranberries 3 pieces dried apple 3 dried plums (prunes) 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup bourbon, rum, or brandy Directions Heat brown sugar and water in a small […]

Desserts

Crêpes Suzette

Makes 10 servings Ingredients 10 tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 cups (24 tbsp/3 sticks) butter, cubed 1 tbsp orange zest 3/4 cup fresh orange juice 30 Crêpes 3/4 cup Grand Marnier 3/4 cup brandy or cognac 1 orange, sliced into segments or supremes Whipped Cream, as needed Directions Sprinkle the sugar […]

Beverages & Cocktails, Free Recipes

Founders’ 1946 Punch

Makes 1 cocktail Combine the ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with the rosemary sprig. Honey-Herb and Tea Base Makes about 1 1/2 cups In a saucepan, combine the water, honey, thyme, and rosemary. Bring to a simmer and cook for […]

Soups & Stews

Onion Soup Gratineé

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil or vegetable oil 4 yellow onions, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup brandy 6 cups beef or chicken broth, warm 1 sprig fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon, 4 sprigs parsley, 1 bay leaf, and 1 clove peeled garlic, wrapped […]

One-Dish Meals

Risotto ai Trutti di Mare (Risotto With Seafood)

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 quarts shellfish broth 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided 3/4 cup minced yellow onion 1 lb (2 2/3 cups) Carnaroli rice 2 lb mixed seafood, such as mussels, shrimp, scallops, and squid 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 2 tablespoons grated Parmigiano-Reggiano (optional) 1 tablespoon brandy […]

Beverages & Cocktails, Free Recipes

Winter Sangria

Makes 1 serving Fill a wine glass with ice. Add the orange juice, brandy, wine, and pomegranate juice. Garnish with an orange slice and cherry, plus a cinnamon stick and star anise, if you like. Chef’s Note: To make cinnamon-infused red wine, drop 2 cinnamon sticks into a 750 mL […]