Articles Tagged: tomatoes

The Cheeseburger

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Ingredients:
1 oz Flor de Caña 7 yr rum
2 muddled Roma tomatoes
1 oz iceberg lettuce water
1 oz beef (well-reduced)
2 tbsp toasted bread crumbs
1 tsp dry mustard powder
2 tbsp aged cheddar
1 large kosher dill pickle
Salt and pepper to taste
Cheddar frico and pickle knot*, garnish

Directions:
Muddle tomatoes, add ice, and slowly poor lettuce water. Stir rum and beef jus together in stainless shaker. Float rum mixture over … Read more

Maple Bacon Bloody Mary

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I love Bloody Marys! Since it’s tomato season, now is the perfect time to make this cocktail with fresh tomatoes. It’s easier than you think.

This variation includes bacon and maple syrup, but it’s not just for brunch! Bacon makes such a tasty garnish and the maple syrup perks up the natural sweetness of the fresh tomatoes.

As far as garnishes go, the Bloody Mary is the most fun. Why stop with bacon? Add the … Read more

The Patriot

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Ingredients:
3 oz Russian Standard Vodka 
0.5 oz fresh lime juice 
0.5 oz agave nectar 
6 cherry tomatoes 
8 basil leaves 
Kosher salt 
Cracked black pepper

Directions:
Muddle cherry tomatoes and basil with a dash each of salt and pepper.  Add lime agave and Russian Standard Vodka.  Shake vigorously with ice cubes and double strain into a coupe glass rubbed with lime and rimmed with equal parts salt and black pepper.  Garnish with a basil … Read more

Pico de Gallo

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Serving chips and salsa along with your margaritas on Cinco de Mayo? Try this simple pico de gallo recipe. It takes no skill and tastes much better than the stuff you can buy in the store. I like it spicy, so I left the seeds in the jalapeños. Remove the seeds for less heat. I also like it a little crunchy, so I included bell peppers. Mix it with some avocado, and you have a … Read more