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BBaF Podcast Episode 7: Shots! Shots! Shots! (and dirty shooters)

On this week’s Bit by a Fox Podcast, we’re talking about Shots! Shots! Shots! And the occasional shooter. They’re never a good idea….Or are they? Many of us have lots of feelings about shots and shooters and visceral, albeit, patchy memories associated with those little devils. How did the shot even come to be? And […]

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Back to the Mother Ship

When I first started working on Zodiac I didn’t anticipate how much I would love it and how at home I would feel with her. Getting back to a wooden boat made a big difference. My first vessel Bounty was wood and since her I […]

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Drunk In Love: Four Sommelier-Approved Wedding Wine Hacks, Plus 20 Affordable Bottles

From look books to cake tastings, planning a wedding ain’t easy. The devil really is in the details — all 20,000 of them. Food and drink is one of the most memorable aspects of the big day, but wading through catering menus in search of drink options that demonstrate your “unique couple style” is daunting. […]

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The Differences Between Rum, Rhum Agricole, and Cachaça

With the resurgence of tiki culture, punches, and high-end sipping spirits, expect to notice more space behind the bar dedicated to cane-sugar-based spirits. These bottles span a number of styles and origins and are used to create drinks that may or may not come garnished with an umbrella. What are we talking about? The trio includes […]

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Pho

52 weeks of cooking – Stocks and Broths There are two parts to a good Vietnamese pho, a rich flavorful stock and the toppings. Let’s start with the stock. Lots of people use the term stock and broth interchangeably, but there is a difference. My […]

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Seven Ways to Use Bitters for Cooking, According to Chefs

Bitters are to cocktails as salt and spices are to foods. They add complexity, highlighting existing flavors and introducing new ones. But what else can you do with that bottle of boozy extract sitting on your shelf? Apparently, a whole lot. In Angostura’s home country, Trinidad and Tobago, bitters are added to all sorts of […]

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Yeasted Blini

52 weeks of baking – The Roaring 20’s I’m a bit of a history nerd, mostly when it comes to clothing and complicated royal family trees, not so much with food. The history of food is interesting, but what people actually ate as their everyday […]

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Cannaphobia: What I Say to the Haters

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How to Handle Cannaphobia For 80 years, propaganda has been pushed, with society declaring cannabis to be an evil substance from which we must protect our children. With all that cannaphobic brainwashing, of course, we will encounter haters in our fight to legalize this plant. It’s not that these folks are particularly uptight or even small-minded, they’ve just been battered down by a lifetime of brainwashing. I’m fortunate to receive mostly kind messages, but on occasion, a cannaphobic reaches out and behaves rather poo-ish. I have a fairly standard response to these types. Here’s a screenshot of my recent exchange with a non-fan

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There’s a Czech Beer Brewers Are Obsessed With, And It’s Not Pilsner

Pilsners dominate Americans’ perceptions of Czech beer, but the Central European country has a dark, beery secret. The second most popular brew in the Czech Republic is near-black tmavé pivo, or “dark beer,” a brewing style that actually predates pilsner — and upstages it in some Czech taverns. At Prague’s oldest brewery, U Fleků, founded in […]

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