Episode 30: Too dumb to vote (aka Washington Cake)

Episode 30: Too dumb to vote (aka Washington Cake)

Welcome to episode 30 “Too dumb to vote (aka Washington Cake)”! In this episode Aimee tells us about the first constitutional convention, our first president, and washing cake. Melissa gets very drunk and Kate is all about cookouts.

Yes, Melissa confuses James Gandolfini and Paul Giamatti. Yes, she feels bad about it.
The featured cocktail for this episode is Martha Washington’s Punch.

Music by Andrew Huang.

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Recipe: Martha Washington’s Punch

Recipe: Martha Washington’s Punch

Martha Washington’s Punch is the featured cocktail fro Episode 30: Too dumb to vote (aka Washington Cake).

Ingredients: 

(original punch bowl recipe)

  • 9 oz Dark Rum
  • 12 oz Appleton Estate Extra 12-Year-Old Rum
  • 6 oz Grand Marnier
  • 9 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 9 oz Fresh orange juice
  • 9 oz Spiced simple syrup*
  • 6 oz Club soda

(single serving recipe)

  • 1 oz Dark rum
  • 2 oz Appleton Estate Extra 12-Year-Old Rum
  • 1/2 oz Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz Fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 oz Spiced simple syrup*
  • Club soda to fill
  • Garnish: Nutmeg
  • Garnish: Lemon half wheel
  • Garnish: Orange half wheel

Steps:

  1. Add all the ingredients except the club soda to a pitcher or other container and stir to combine.
  2. Refrigerate until cold.
  3. Place a large ice block into a punch bowl (or fill halfway with large ice cubes).
  4. Add the prepared mixture and the club soda and stir.
  5. Garnish with lemon and orange half-wheels and grated nutmeg.

*Spiced Simple Syrup

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 whole black peppercorns
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 strip (2 1/2 inches) orange zest
  • 1 cup water

Directions:

  1. Bring sugar, 1 cup water, the peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon stick, star anise, and zest to a boil in a small saucepan.
  2. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes.
  3. For milder flavor, remove star anise, and discard; simmer 10 minutes more.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Let cool completely.
  6. Pour through a sieve into a bowl; discard solids. Syrup can be refrigerated in an airtight container up to 1 month. Syrup can be refrigerated in an airtight container up to 1 month.
Episode 29: The Terry Gross of Drunk Dish (aka Sugar Cane and Democracy)

Episode 29: The Terry Gross of Drunk Dish (aka Sugar Cane and Democracy)

Welcome to episode 29 “The Terry Gross of Drunk Dish (AKA Sugarcane and Democracy)”! In this episode Aimee tells us about a hard-fought independence and the world’s first true democracy. Spoiler alert: it’s not the United States. 

The featured drink this episode is the Mojito.
Ruins of sugar mills: http://www.mappinghaitianhistory.com/plantations-and-sugar-mills 

Music by Andrew Huang.

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Recipe: Mojito

Recipe: Mojito

Cocktail classic the Mojito is the featured cocktail on Episode 29: The Terry Gross of Drunk Dish (aka Sugarcane and Democracy).

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz White rum
  • 3 Mint leaves
  • 3/4 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple syrup
  • Club soda, to top
  • Garnish: Mint sprig
  • Garnish: Lime wheel

Steps:

  1. Lightly muddle the mint in a shaker.
  2. Add the rum, lime juice, simple syrup and ice and give it a brief shake.
  3. Strain into a highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Top with the club soda.
  5. Garnish with a mint sprig and lime wheel.

Enjoy!