Eating In

A Cocktail With Colonial Roots

Shrubs may be the latest trend in the cocktail world — you'll find them in the arsenal of top notch bars like the ones at Toro and Backbar — but these humble drinking vinegars have been in existence for hundreds of years. Invented as a way to utilize over-ripe produce and preserve seasonal fruits, they are a New England tradition worth bringing back into fashion.

  • September 13, 2015

Strawberry-Rhubarb Smash

Your shrub requires a few days of hands-off time. While you are waiting, mix up a batch of strawberry-infused gin. Just add 1 pint of fresh, clean strawberries (with their tops cut off) to a 750 ml bottle of gin and wait about one week. Strain, and you’ve got strawberry-infused gin!