Ep. 52 The Sarlacc loves a Sazerac

Ep. 52 The Sarlacc loves a Sazerac

Welcome to Episode 52: The Sarlacc loves a Sazerac.

The dishes talk about freed slave Mary Jane Richards and how she used food to be a spy for the Union Army. Melissa shares the history of America’s “oldest” cocktail, the Sazerac.

Shout out to Taylor Cassidy for putting Mary’s story on our radar. Follow her on TikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@taylorcassidyj

The featured drink this episode is the Sazerac.  

DRINK PIC SOON

Ingredients:

  • Absinthe, to rinse (barely a ¼ oz.) I used Pernod, which sadly, isn’t absinthe, but it is 136 proof!
  • 1 sugar cube (or 1 tsp. sugar)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cold water
  • 3 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 1/4 ounces rye whiskey
  • 1 1/4 ounces cognac
  • Garnish: lemon peel

Directions

  1. Rinse a chilled rocks glass with absinthe, discarding any excess, and set aside.
  2. In a mixing glass, muddle the sugar cube, water and the Peychaud’s and Angostura bitters.
  3. Add the rye and cognac, fill the mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled.
  4. Strain into the prepared glass.

This episode’s recipe is the Cucumber Cool Salad (which includes both onions and lime Jell-O) from Betty Crocker’s Box. Find this recipe and cocktail instructions in the episode notes on DrunkDish.com.

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Ep. 51: What I Would Give for a Rough Puff

Ep. 51: What I Would Give for a Rough Puff

Welcome to Episode 51: What I Would Give for a Rough Puff! Andrew Gurza of The Disability After Dark Podcast joins the dishes to talk about the importance of bees and that sticky sweet gold they produce, honey.

This episode suffers from various audio (and internet connection) issues, so we apologize for that!

Bees are integral to our survival and need to be protected. Learn more about how you can help at Greenpeace.org.

As we said above, Andrew hosts the award winning The Disability After Dark Podcast. He is also a disability awareness consultant and founder and owner of Handi, sex toys for a by disabled people. You can find all the places you can follow and support Andrew through https://linktr.ee/andrewgurza_.

If you would like to support Andrew, you can do so on the Disability After Dark Patreon, as well as donate to his GoFundMe for a wheelchair van.

The featured drink this episode is the All Spice and Everything Nice (a Lion’s Tail variation).

All Spice and Everything Nice

2 oz. Bourbon

¾ oz. Fresh lemon juice

½ oz. Honey syrup*

¼ oz. Allspice dram

2 dashes orange bitters

Optional: Garnish with a cinnamon stick and whole cloves

Combine all ingredients into a shaker and shake for at least 15 seconds. Strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass. Garnish.

This episode’s recipe is Honey Almond Tartlet from Betty Crocker’s Box.

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Ep. 50: Reverse Poltergeist

Ep. 50: Reverse Poltergeist

This episode was recorded live at www.Twitch.tv/DrunkDish on May 05, 2021.

Welcome to Episode 50: Reverse Poltergeist! This very special episode was recorded live on Twitch. As such, the dishes interact with the chat quite a bit. The dishes talk the history of Cinco de Mayo and get pretty pickled (especially Melissa).

The featured drink this episode is the Classic Margarita.

Classic Margarita


2 oz. Tequila
1 oz. Cointreau
1.5 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
Optional: ¼-½ oz. (or up to your taste level) Simple Syrup
Optional: Margarita salt for the rim of the glass

  • Run lime wedge around the outer rims of 2 rocks glasses and dip rims in salt. Set aside.
  • In a cocktail shaker, combine tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice (and simple syrup if using). Fill with ice and shake until thoroughly chilled, about 15 seconds (the bottom of a metal shaker should frost over).
  • Fill glass with fresh ice and strain margarita into it.

This episode’s recipe is Mexicali Chicken from Betty Crocker’s Box.

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Ep. 49: Sukiyaki Party

Ep. 49: Sukiyaki Party

Welcome to Ep49. In this episode, Aimee needed a bit of a break to grade all the papers ever, so Melissa gets to realize her true crime podcast dreams while we cover the Glico-Morinaga Case, also known as the “Monster with 21 Faces” case. This 37-year-old unsolved case involves many of Japans largest food companies.

The featured cocktail this episode is one of Melissa’s creation.

Drunk Dish Cocktail 

  • 1 oz. gin 
  • 1 oz. Vodka 
  • 3/4 oz. Elderflower Liqueur 
  • Juice of half a lemon 
  • 3 tbs Aquafaba (or one egg white)
  • 3 dashes of Peychaud’s bitters 

Put all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and dry shake.
Add ice.
Shake well.
Strain into a chilled coupe. 

This episode recipe is for Sukiyaki, a Japanese hotpot dish. This was found in the International Favorites section of Betty Crocker’s Box.

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Episode references:

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-1980s-crime-ring-that-poisoned-japans-candy-and-never-got-caught

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09qAoR7RgMc

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Monster_with_21_Faces

https://www.themonsterwith21faces.com

Ep. 48: The Grassy Man on the Knoll

Ep. 48: The Grassy Man on the Knoll

Welcome to Ep48. In this episode, the dishes finally talk about Betty Crocker. Melissa enlightens us with an extremely brief history of the Rum Runner cocktail, and Kate shares another recipe from Betty Crocker’s box.

The featured drink this episode is the Rum Runner.

This episode’s recipe was an Olive Surprise Roast.

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Recipe: Rum Runner

Recipe: Rum Runner

The Rum Runner is the featured cocktail of Episode 48: The Grassy Man of the Knoll.

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Pineapple Juice 
  • 1 oz. Orange Juice 
  • 1 oz. Blackberry Liqueur 
  • 1 oz. Banana Liqueur 
  • 1 oz. Light Rum 
  • 1 oz. Dark or Aged Rum 
  • Splash of Grenadine  
  • Garnish (optional): Orange slice and a float of 151 

Directions:

Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice and shake for 12-18 seconds, or until shaker is good and frosty.  

Strain into a chilled glass over ice. You can use any glass you want, but make sure it is at least 10 oz.  

Ep. 47: Sneaky Sneaky, Boozy Woozy

Ep. 47: Sneaky Sneaky, Boozy Woozy

Welcome to Episode 47!

The dishes start off by discussing their favorite Girl Scout cookies. Then, they dive into the story of Ada “Coley” Coleman, the inventor of the Hanky Panky cocktail. Aimee tells us about Toll House cookies, and Kate shares a recipe, but not from Betty Crocker’s Box (gasp).

The featured drink this episode is the Hanky Panky.

This episode’s recipe was Thin Mint Brownies!

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Recipe: Hanky Panky

Recipe: Hanky Panky

The Hanky Panky cocktail is the featured drink of Episode 47: Sneaky Sneaky, Boozy Woozy.

Ingredients:
1.5 oz. Gin
1.5 oz. Sweet Vermouth
2 dashes (about 1 tsp.) Fernet-Branca
Garnish: Orange Twist

Directions:

  1. Add the gin, sweet vermouth and Fernet-Branca into a mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with an orange twist.



Ep. 46: Luck be a Lumper (potato)

Ep. 46: Luck be a Lumper (potato)

Welcome to Ep46, where we’ve officially dealt with 365 days of pandemic bullshit! In this episode, Melissa shared a very brief history of vodka in the United States, and Aimee talks about the history of potatoes. Kates shares a recipe from Betty Crocker’s box for some party potates.

The featured drink this episode is the Vodka Martini.

Ingredients: 

2 ½ oz. vodka 

½ oz. dry vermouth 

Garnish: Green olive or strip lemon zest removed with a peeler 

Directions: 

Pour the vodka and vermouth into a mixing glass or cocktail shaker (preferably chilled) filled with ice. Stir vigorously, about 20 seconds, until well chilled. Strain into a chilled martini glass, garnish with olive or lemon peel and serve. 

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Ep. 45: Violence in my mouth

Ep. 45: Violence in my mouth

Welcome to Ep45, where we talk about speakeasies, finger food, and sofas.

Charlotte McGrath joins us to talk about the pre-prohibition cocktail the Last Word, and how speakeasies gave rise to finger foods. Kate shares a series of recipes from Betty Crocker’s box. The featured drink this episode is the Last Word.

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