Old Fashioned Recipe

Old Fashioned Recipe
Staff Writer
The essential cold summer soup from Spain, gazpacho is made with fresh tomatoes, peppers, and country bread soaked in olive oil.

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

 Gazpacho is a Spanish classic, best made when juicy tomatoes are in season.

A classic whiskey cocktail that muddles fruit and bitters with sugar.

Ingredients

  • 1 cherry, pitted and stem removed
  • 1 orange slice
  • ¼ teaspoon superfine sugar
  • Splash club soda
  • 1½ ounces American or Canadian whiskey
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters

Directions

Muddle the cherry, orange slice, sugar, and splash of club soda. Add the remaining ingredients and stir.

Old Fashioned Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Old Fashioned Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.