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There?s a lot to love about Kachka: A Return to Russian Cooking by Bonnie Frumkin Morales?our most recent Piglet champion!?but one thing excited me most: vodka. Which, if you know me, doesn?t make any sense. Because I hate vodka. Or I thought I did.
Kachka?s first chapter is all about vodka?or, more specifically, infusing it. Tarragon, horseradish, chamomile, cacao nib, cranberry, strawberry. From Morales?s perspective, the possibilities are practically endless: ?Alcohol is the perfect vehicle to both preserve and amplify flavors,? she writes. Read More >>