Spiced Cocktail Cherries

Luscious red cherries are a glorious fruit to pair with whiskey in house-crafted cocktails.  One of my favorites is the Manhattan, often garnished with a preserved cherry.  I wondered how I could make my own fresher version of this bar back staple, and capitalize on the beautiful sweet cherries currently in season. The Bing cherry…

Whiskey Cake

Ahh . . . Whiskey Cake.  How many times have I made you?  I’ve lost count.  This cake is a sultry, moist, make-ahead dream. Though most of my baking is from scratch, this is one super quick recipe for which I use a cake mix.   I developed this recipe many years ago at the…