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Elder Greene Blues

This recipe by Adam Gamboa of Denver’s Il Posto employs two different infusions made sous vide at the same time. Here, both cucumber and fresh basil leaves lend different herbal flavors to the spirit.2 oz Cucumber-basil-infused vodka*1/2 oz Grand Marnier1/2 oz Infused basil syrup1/2 oz Fresh lime juiceGarnish: Lemon wheelGarnish: Cracked peppercornsAdd all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.
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Black Water – Portland’s first Metal themed Vegetarian Brewery

Black Water Brewing Image from Google Maps Street ViewThe ominous sounding Black Water will be Portland’s first Metal themed Vegetarian Brewery and is coming soon to NE Hollywood. The brewpub is an off-shoot project of Black Water Records, owner Keith Testerman and homebrewers Devin Shollenberger and Alex CarroccioTo be located at 835 NE Broadway in a building that has been the home of a series of Vietnamese restaurants, Black Water Brewing will be a burger and fries kind of joint only it will be vegetarian and vegetarian only.
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Cheese roll

It is a roll that is easy to make, and with the recipe I can't brag that it belongs to me, because I took it from my mother. So we start working with the ingredients at room temperature. We melt the butter in a pan with a thick bottom. Add the 3 tablespoons of flour and mix well so as not to become lumpy.
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Baking with Booze: Celebrate Spring Break Like a Grown-up

This time some years ago you were probably flying off to some semi-exotic location like Panama City Beach, Florida, or South Padre Island, Texas, with the rest of the collegiate community to experience the rite of passage known as Spring Break. At this point in your life it’s probably inappropriate (or at least inconvenient) to jet away for a week and do irreparable damage to your liver, so why not bake with booze instead of drinking it?
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Braised Red Cabbage

Ingredients¼ cup peanut oil1 medium red onion, sliced1 cup brown sugar2 organic Granny Smith apples, sliced½ cup red wine vinegar2 cups red wine2 cups orange juice1 cinnamon stick3 teaspoons ginger powderSalt and pepper, to taste4 pounds organic red cabbage, juliennedDirectionsPreheat the oven to 350 degrees.
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Chicken and Shiitake Stir Fry recipe

RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenEasy chickenQuick chickenA deliciously wholesome chicken dish, which combines Chinese leaf cabbage, bamboo shoots, shiitake mushrooms and marinated chicken. Serve with freshly cooked rice.Recipe by:Quebec, Canada7 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 - 6Chicken Marinade1/2 tablespoon sugar1 teaspoon salt1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce or 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce1-2 tablespoons cornflour, mixed with 1 tablespoon water6 skinless chicken breast fillets, cut into pieces8 dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked, stem removed and slicedMushroom marinade2 teaspoons soy sauce2 teaspoons sugar1 teaspoon sesame oil1 tablespoon oil2 teaspoons chopped garlic3 slices fresh ginger1 onion, sliced1 teaspoon salt1/2 head Chinese leaf cabbage, sliced1/2 (225g) tin bamboo shoots, drained1 tablespoon waterSauce3 tablespoons oyster sauce1 teaspoon sugar2 teaspoons sesame oilMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:20min ›Extra time:20min marinating › Ready in:55minMake the marinade by mixing together the sugar, salt, soy sauce and cornflour slurry.
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