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November 24, 2014
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THANKSGIVING RECIPES: Chef James Petrakis Shares C&L’s Brussels Sprouts and Secret Garden Cocktail Recipes on The Daily Buzz

Cask & Larder Chef/Owner James Petrakis stopped by The Daily Buzz this morning to share our popular Crispy Brussels Sprouts recipe with a national television audience. To add a Thanksgiving flare, Chef added some fresh pomegranates to the Brussels. He also shared a holiday themed cocktail featuring pomegranate arils, “The Secret Garden.” Watch him demo both below and we’ve also included the recipes so you can impress everyone at Thanksgiving this year!

Crispy Pomegranate Brussels Sprouts:
2 cups Brussels sprouts
1/2 cup sorghum syrup*
1/2 cup pomegranate juice reduction**
1/2 tablespoon chili oil
2 tablespoons fresh pomegranate arils

Sorghum Syrup*
Store bought or equal parts honey and molasses
Pomegranate reduction**
Pour 16oz. pomegranate juice into a small pot
Bring to a boil over high heat
Keep boiling until the pomegranate juice is reduced by 3/4 and has syrupy consistency
Add sorghum syrup
In a 350 degree fryer, fry the Brussels sprouts until golden brown and tender
In a large bowl, toss with sorghum syrup and chili oil
To finish, top with fresh pomegranate arils

The Secret Garden Cocktail:
1 tablespoon pomegranate arils
½ oz. simple syrup (equal parts sugar and water)
2 oz. Avua Cachaca
1 oz. Madeira wine
¼ oz. lemon juice
Muddle pomegranate arils with simple syrup
Add Avua Cachaca, Madeira wine, and lemon juice
Shake well
Double strain into cup
Garnish with sage

November 05, 2014
By cask2 in the All category.
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C&L Chef/Owner James Petrakis Demos Our New Crowler Setup

We recently picked up this new toy from our friends at Oskar Blues Brewery. Not only has it provided nonstop entertainment, as of Thursday, Nov. 13, Cask & Larder will be selling 32-ounce crowlers of beer to-go. Stop by and check out the new crowler setup and grab a couple to-go while you’re here!