The Howl – A Signature Cocktail for the Di Rosa Winery Auction X Event
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Mine was a bit fractured with family far and wide and the plans I had made falling through at the last moment. My sweet friend Karen invited me down to her home for dinner but after dealing with family issues I just sort of wanted to stay home, immerse myself in cooking and photography without any interruptions and I’m glad I did. I made a fried turkey for the first time and because my daughter didn’t come over I was able to make giblet gravy for the first time in years. I’ve got a cranberry cheesecake to share with you for the next holiday and as I was finishing up for the day it hit me that the next day was Friday and I should have a cocktail ready to post. Uh oh. And some Oh No!
I think I was kidding when I tweeted I would just post a beer. I do have a Colorado beer I want to do a post on but I was looking at a lot of time in discovery to be knowledgeable and the truth is, I was bone tired and in no mood to stay up until 1am writing a post (yes, I have done that; hasn’t everyone?).
Come to the rescue my Twitter pal Kathy Gori. Kathy and I have tweeted for a very long time but our relationship was cemented during Goaterie; our (ad)venture into all things goat. Well, my adventure maybe, for Kathy is a pro. Long before I stepped into the realm of cooking with goat meat, Kathy has often done it as she specializes in the preparation of Indian food on her blog The Colors of Indian Cooking. Kathy mentioned she had a cocktail I could use and that’s exactly what I’m doing today. Thanks to Kathy for this save and to her hubs Alan Berger for the photos.
Please visit Kathy’s site for the story of how their friend rocked this cocktail with gin, pear syrup, lemon juice and lavender bitters. I love it was an event with Twitter friends…now if only I can find a way to have that happen with Kathy. Thanks Kathy…I owe you one!