Editor’s Note: Today’s Help Wanted guest blog post is from Chrissy Martin. Instead of a bourbon review, Chrissy presents to us a combination post featuring a cocktail recipe and a pork chop recipe filled with bourbon love. We hope you enjoy her post and chime in accordingly in the comments section. Also make sure to connect with Chrissy online at @ccmartie333 or @alildabofbourbon.
Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something……. Bourbon?
Yes! We are talking bourbon today and I’m going to show you a twist on two ageless classics, The Old Fashioned & Pork chops.
Some would say that bourbon has become my obsession, but let’s just say it’s my passion. So much so that my affection for bourbon has transitioned into the kitchen. I grew up cooking with my Gram and her motto always was “A lil’ dab will do ya.” I’ve incorporated that motto into my cooking, baking & drinking. “A Lil’ Dab of Bourbon” never hurt anyone!
I drink my bourbon the way God intended it to be, “Neat.” But if I’m going to have a cocktail, I stick with the classics. The Old Fashioned is definitely a bar standard and my personal go-to if I’m in the mood for a cocktail. So, with the Old Fashioned, we are going to borrow a twist from my friend, Chris. She adds Black Walnut Bitters to this time-honored traditional cocktail. We are taking the old, turning it new- with our borrowed recipe!
Let’s get to mixing our Black Walnut Old Fashioned! Continue Reading →