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Georgia Green Apple Smoothie

Forgive me for this outrageously healthy-sounding recipe, but it is January, and therefore all diet resolutions are still in force. I like smoothies, but it troubles me that they’re usually concocted without regard to season or region. This smoothie is made with local ingredients (except the cinnamon) available right now. ... Read more

Garden Red Eye

All summer long, I work my way through a steady trickle of homegrown tomatoes that line up on my kitchen counter and window sill. They're too precious to waste a single one, but sometimes, if I don't pay attention, one or two will get just a little too soft for ... Read more

Farmer's No. 7+ Cup

Farmer Hudson Rouse won the bourbon category of the 2012 Peach Jam cocktail contest at East Atlanta Village Farmers Market with this peachy variant of this very English summer drink. A simple syrup is made by combining equal parts sugar and water, bringing to a boil to dissolve the sugar, ... Read more

Purser Fancy

This rum-based cocktail was created for a friend of mine that is known in our social circle as "the purser." This is a reference to the fact that much like a purser in the Royal Navy, it is exceptionally difficult to get him to tap his beloved rum bottles at ... Read more

Charleston Cocktail

I have a drink I did "on-the-fly" for a guest a few months ago that we ended up putting on the menu. The guest was seated at the bar and asked for a "closer"—a savory, boozy, end-of-the-meal kind of drink. This particular guest had been a regular for over a ... Read more