Beverage

Smooth and Boozey Old Fashioned

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The Old Fashioned has found its way to many bars and wedding receptions as a smash of canned fruit mixed with too little whiskey and too much ice. But in recent years, the drink has evolved into a true delicacy that capitalizes on the sweet and smokey taste of craft bourbon. I re-created this simple and delicious recipe over many years of painstaking trial and error from my favorite Chicago speak-easy. It is heavy on the liquor, but remains easy on the palate. The true taste of your whiskey

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Bourbon (recommended: Elmer T Lee, Johnny Drum Reserve, Four Roses Single Barrel, or Elijah Craig 12 Yr)
Simple Sugar
Angostura Bitters
Lemon
Ice
Simple Sugar: Heat equal parts water and pure cane sugar on a stove, stirring occasionally, until begins to simmer. Immediately remove from heat and cover until cool. Keeps in refrigerator. Old...
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Nutritions

Calories
0.0

Sodium
0.0mg
0% DV

Fat
0.0g
0% DV

Protein
0.0g
0% DV

Carbs
0.0g
0% DV

Fiber
0.0g
0% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV