A Sweet-and-Salty Apple Pie

By Jed PortmanGood EatsNovember 12, 2013

The new Four and Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book, written by Emily and Melissa Elsen who run the Brooklyn pie shop of the same name, covers essential pie-making techniques that range from lattice-carving to shaping a crust from animal crackers.

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Cocktail Hour: Fall in a Glass

By Jed PortmanGood EatsOctober 18, 2013

Here at Garden & Gun, we sip bourbon year-round. If brown water does have a season, though, it is undoubtedly fall, when the leaves outside fade to the same oaky hue as a bottle of Woodford Reserve. Embrace the chilly weather with North Carolina bartender Gary Crunkleton’s Bumble Bee, a bourbon cocktail fortified with cream, honey, and mole bitters. Pair it with a good book on a lazy afternoon or mix a batch for a fall get-together. With a smooth texture and a healthy sting, it’s a crowd-pleaser in more ways than one.

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