Food & Wine

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    Gartending: G & T


      How do you make a Gin and Tonic more exciting? Well, the first thing you should do is consult a mixologist. What is a mixologist? A mixologist is a chef/liquid-scientist who loves intoxicating beverages. But what does this have to do with Gin and Tonic cocktails? Well, Klaus, the soused gnome, loves the classic […]

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    Foolproof Homemade Mayonnaise.

    BY:Josh and Brent

    A simple (and foolproof) method to make your own homemade mayonnaise.

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    Step-by-Step Tarte Tatin

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Butter, sugar, flour, & apples. That’s it. Left in most people’s hands, those ingredients can be combined in all sorts of combinations, and the result would be something that tasted like, well…butter, sugar, flour & apples. But, the french aren’t like most people. In a lot of ways, actually. But that’s a whole ‘nother blog […]

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    Gartending: Toddies!


      Hot Toddy Time!  Frosty weather is coming quickly and in keeping with his German heritage, Klaus has a fire burning in the fireplace to take the chill off the morning.  Mornings in the old house are usually punctuated by the sound of crackling fires in the dining room fireplace.  Comforting and warming, a nice […]

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    Pumpkin Risotto with Roasted Seeds

    BY:Josh and Brent

    This creamy Pumpkin Risotto topped with crunchy roasted pumpkin seeds is perfect for chilly fall evenings.

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    Kale Chips for Every Craving

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Sometimes we have a salty, crunchy craving, but a satisfying snack doesn’t have to be unhealthy. Kale is the perfect snack for fall, winter and early spring since, if slightly protected, it continues to grow in the garden throughout the cold weather. Kale Chips Ingredients: 1 T olive oil one bunch of kale your creativity […]

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    BY:Josh and Brent

    Usually, when someone mentions the word “Maibock,” people think of a luxury car (the Maybach).  However, what we’re talking about is a little known (at least in the United States) seasonal beer style released in the early months of spring. Traditionally, spring beers in Germany are strong, very dark lagers called “Bock” beers or “Bockbier.”  […]

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    Gartending: Just Peachy


    Ah, the end of the summer.  But Klaus is a veritable flurry of activity!  This is the season he looks forward to the most.  Tomatoes bursting with flavor, peaches hanging ripe on the tree, virtually dropping into his little hands.  The garden herbs are reaching their apex of flavor and intensity just waiting to be […]

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    Gartending: Lil’ Cowboy


      For the Spring and Summer growing season, we bring you a new feature at Beekman 1802, the Soused Gnome.  He’ll teach  you how to “gartend”–create perfect seasonal cocktails using fresh ingredients from the garden. Klaus has been visiting farmers markets all over the country for the past month or so. His first adventure was […]

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    Gartending: Spice Things Up


    Klaus is having a burst of late summer inspiration.  The part of Germany that Klaus hails is filled with distillers of fruit and herbal liqueurs.  Some of these liqueurs pack quite a kick, some of the others are less potent.  But whatever type of liqueurs are available, Klaus is usually first in line to sample […]

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