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The Big Blue Beer Cocktail

You might call beer cocktails the happy compromise between the beer enthusiast and the cocktail drinker. Raffaelo VanCouten, senior mixologist at New York& 39;s 675 Bar, recommends using beers with great texture and layers of flavors. & 34;I tend to look for anything unique, with bigger, more interesting flavors — but the key, the challenge, really, is to find a nice balance with the spirit.
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Chandon Petal Power

The Chandon Petal Power cocktail.Roses and champagnes? It may not be Valentine& 39;s Day, but who wouldn& 39;t want a touch of roses in their champagne cocktail? This drink uses real rose petals, so be sure to rinse your rose petals well before using (or buy organic).Ingredients3 3 red rose petals, rinsed well1 Ounce simple syrup4 Ounces Chandon rosé, to topDirectionsIn a cocktail shaker muddle the rose petals with simple syrup.
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Kitchen Sink Southern-Style Breakfast Sandwich

What’s a Southern breakfast without cheesy grits? Grits, eggs, bacon, cheese, and peppadew peppers are piled onto...Angela CarlosWhat’s a Southern breakfast without cheesy grits? Grits, eggs, bacon, cheese, and peppadew peppers are piled onto this Southern-style breakfast sandwich. No need for hot sauce — the heat from the peppers adds plenty of spice for a morning treat.
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James Beard Awards 2011: The Semifinalists

A closer look at the James Beard semifinalists.iStock: stocknsharesChefs AwardLast Thursday the James Beard Foundation released the chef and restaurant semifinalists for this year& 39;s James Beard Awards. While many semifinalists are less than surprising (such as ABC Kitchen for Best New Chef, or Blue Hill for Outstanding Restaurant), there are a few notably curious entries.
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Making Potato Chips All-Natural

Walking into a deli these days means all kinds of options when it comes to potato chips. It’s not just about a shelf of brands to choose from, anymore, now it’s now choosing that brand, and then picking from tons of flavors. You’ll see a jalapeño flavor, a freshly cracked pepper and sea salt flavor, and a sour cream and onion flavor, and you might like one brand& 39;s version much more than another.
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