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American Cooking and Technique for Beginners and Intermediates

Waring NuBlend BB180 Blender

To make a good frozen drink, milkshake or smoothie, a blender has to get to speed quickly, stay at speed as the blade hits ice and as the mixture thickens, and must stay cool enough and work fast enough so as not to transfer a lot of heat to the mix. Most home blenders can’t […]

Hemingway Daiquiri Cocktail

Beyond heroic consumption, Hemingway’s actual contribution the daiquiri seem to have been a pioneering foray into frozen rather than shaken daiquiris with the guidance of a particular bartender at the Hotel Floridita in Havana.  As far as I know, there’s no record that “Papa” liked his daiquris with grapefruit, cherry or both.  We know only […]