Tag Archives: cooking with whisky

Hammerstone’s Bourbon Bananas Foster

The Ultimate Nightcap We obviously advocate cooking with alcohol. It can be a lot of fun. But when kids are involved one needs to know the facts. Several years ago, we had a dear friend and her 4-year-old daughter over for dinner. We ended a great meal with a signature dessert of ours – Bourbon […]

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Mr. Maple Syrup and Mr. Bourbon, say hello to Mr. Scallop.

Maple Bourbon Scallops Spring is the time of year around here when everyone  taps trees and makes their own maple syrup. If you don’t know someone who was up all night tending their boiler, then you’re not a real New Englander. Spring is also the time of year we pull the grill out of storage […]

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Summer’s coming – with a vengeance. You’re gonna need this frozen, bourbon-filled treat.

Hammerstone’s Bourbon Slush Meteorological signs favor a historically hot summer for 2012. Experts are predicting that there’s a strong chance of breaking into the top 25 hottest on record. With this news in mind, it’s evident that a plan is needed. A plan on how to beat the impending summer heat. Success begins with preparation; […]

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“Drunk Mayan” Ice Cream

Coffee, Whiskey, Mayan-Spiced Dark Chocolate Ice Cream. This amazing treat is inspired by a coffee drink we once had. It was an after-dinner drink at an upscale restaurant in Quebec City. It consisted of a coffee and whiskey mixture, spiked with orange peel and spiced with a perfect balance of cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla. A couple of […]

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In Our World, Everyone Cooks With Whiskey – Even The Italians.

HOMEMADE LINGUINE WITH WHISKEY CREAM SAUCE   Tuck this little gem away, trust us there will come a day when you need it. This is what’s for dinner if you’ve had a day that’s gone completely sideways. It’s a dish that will stabilize the rickety planks you’ve been walking for the last eight hours. It’s […]

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Mush-a ring dum-a do dum-a da.

“Whiskey in the Jar” Chocolate Cake This cake is a great pairing of chocolate and whiskey.  It’s also a very moist cake because it’s flourless, which in addition makes it gluten free. If you’ve never had flourless cake before you are in for a treat. It’s a mushy, fudgy, cake-like decadence with a paper thin […]

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Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes filled with Jameson Whiskey Ganache topped with Baileys Frosting.

It’s a liquor-fueled flashmob in your mouth. While the Guinness in the cake gets mostly baked out, the Baileys and the Jameson are fresh and potent. Save a bit of the Jameson to pour over one of our handcrafted whiskey stones – they chill fine liquors without diluting. Nothing beats one of these decadent cupcakes […]

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Bourbon Chicken

Hammerstone’s Bourbon Chicken 5–9 lbs Chicken Mix together, and marinate overnight: 1C Bourbon 1C Soy Sauce 1/2 C Worcestershire Sauce 2C White Wine 1-2 T Garlic, minced 2 T Onion Powder 1T Garlic Powder 1T Ginger Powder 1T Black Pepper 1/4 C Dijon Mustard 2-3 C Brown Sugar On grill, sear chicken on each side, […]

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Breakfast for Adults.

Whisky Pancakes You can do a lot of things with these Whisky Pancakes. We like to eat them with raspberries and cream, or drizzled in melted chocolate. Create your own favorite. Makes 4 pancakes. 2 oz. plain flour pinch of Salt 1 egg ¼ pint milk 2 tsp. flavorless oil ½ pint orange juice 2 tbsp. honey […]

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