Kemuri

This name means smoke in Japanese, and is a very simple cocktail. Dark honey, bitters, scotch, and a grain of Smoked Salt N8. It's perfect for a co...

Sardines & Toast

When you have the right spices and tins in your pantry a tasty meal is just minutes away. This is a frequent meal for me during the week when I wan...

No-Smoker Pastrami

I’m fortunate to live in Brooklyn, with easy access to some of the best pastrami (and Montreal smoked meat) around. But I got an unexpected briske...

Billows & Thieves

Former Bonnie bar director Mike Di Tota’s wife, Chelsea, doesn’t drink, and this was her favorite cocktail on his menu. When I met her at the bar t...

Spiced Hot Toddy

A perfect beverage for cooler weather. My version pairs a young Islay scotch with complementary spices. If you don't drink I've included some spicy...

Couve à Mineira

This is a classic Brazilian collard dish that's often made with bits of smoked pork. My version includes a bit of red cabbage for sweetness and col...

Broiled Ribeye

Sometimes, all you need is a great steak and the ribeye is one of the best cuts for this. For some reason, people always seem to make a big fuss ab...

Squash with Feta and Hazelnuts

Make the most of winter squash, and bring out the flavors by adding nuts, feta, and of course, spices. 

Spring Panzanella

Spring is here, so to celebrate I made a big bowl of croutons for dinner. Panzanella is a Tuscan dish normally associated with summer and tomatoes,...

Crispy Pineapple Pork Shoulder

This is one of my favorite recipes for both parties and for prepping food for the week. Most of the cooking is hands-off, the recipe is dead simpl...

The Cinder Cocktail

Phil Ward is one of America's best mixologists, and he helped me realize the great potential of my blends in cocktails. The intense aroma of my Smo...