Author: pat willard

Grew up in Philadelphia. Live in Brooklyn. Written four books best described as about memory and cultural history, food and some pretty good recipes. Works in progress may be viewed at www.patwillard.org

Recipe Monday! A Bracing Tonic

The renewed popularity of cocktails have fostered a handful of crafted bitters brands. Carlos’ Dominican heritage separates his from the competition. Along with herbs and spices his blends may include chili and mezcal. A friend from Mexico brought hibiscus blossoms back for him. Those dried grasshoppers add a pleasing tang to a mix for rimming a margarita.