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    Re: Cooking with Bourbon & Whiskey for Fun

    Quote Originally Posted by spun_cookie View Post
    That sounds great.

    Once in a while ill toss a sash of bourbon in my scrambled eggs. Changes things up a little.
    Works equally well in a shot glass on the side...
    John B

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    Re: Cooking with Bourbon & Whiskey for Fun

    Quote Originally Posted by ACDetroit View Post
    But one of my favorite recipes is this Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate and Cranberries...Oh yeah I used a bunch of Weller Antique to marinade the Cranberries over heat. It calls for 6 Tbs. I use close to half a cup (whatever) Recipes are suggestions not rules!!

    I have had these and would highly recommend them. They are Awesome with Coffee in the morning (really)!

    Ingredients:
    1 cup dried cranberries
    6 tablespoons whiskey
    1 teaspoon habanero chile powder
    2 cups flour
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 cup (2 sticks) butter, slighty softened
    1/2 cup vegetable shortening
    1 cup brown sugar
    1/4 cup sugar
    1 egg
    3 tablespoons light corn syrup
    2 cups white chocolate chunks
    3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
    Directions:
    Place the cranberries, whiskey and chile powder in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat, cover, and allow to sit for at least 20 minutes or until the cranberries have absorbed most of the liquid. Set cranberries aside.
    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare several baking sheets with cooking spray or butter. Mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl and set aside. Use a mixer to beat the butter, shortening and both sugars on medium speed for 2 minutes.
    Add the egg and corn syrup and beat until fluffy. Beat in the flour mixture a little bit at a time. Stir in the oats, cranberries and chocolate. Refrigerate the batter for at least 10 minutes. Drop the dough in tablespoon sized balls onto the baking sheets, spaced about 3 inches apart. Flatten each ball slightly with the back of a spoon.
    Bake the cookies, one sheet at time, for about 12 minutes or until the edges are golden. Transfer the cookies to a cooling rack, and allow to cool for 15 minutes. Serve or store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.


    I may make another batch this weekend. Feel free to up the bourbon with the cranberries, I do.

    AC
    I have to agree with Tony...this is an amazing recipe. He made them for one of our tastings...Oscar and I were impolite with how many we ate.
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    Re: Cooking with Bourbon & Whiskey for Fun

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. François View Post
    I have to agree with Tony...this is an amazing recipe. He made them for one of our tastings...Oscar and I were impolite with how many we ate.
    yep, yep, yep, the good Doctor is correct.
    Those cookies are awesome with Weller's.
    ovh

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    Re: Cooking with Bourbon & Whiskey for Fun

    Thank you gentlemen! Oscar welcome back, very sorry to hear of your loss.

    Tony
    "So long as the presence of death lurks with anyone who goes through the simple act of swallowing, I will make mine whiskey"

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    Re: Cooking with Bourbon & Whiskey for Fun

    I've used bourbon in my chili before. I thought it was pretty good. I think the bourbon gave it just a little more "kick" (My chili is very sweet and mild.). My wife and others, well......., I only got to try it that way a couple of times. You know the deal. Maybe someday I'll get to try it again. Joe
    " I never met a Weller I didn't like"

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    Re: Cooking with Bourbon & Whiskey for Fun

    One of my favorites is to get some Spam make half cuts in it put some mustard them spoon on some bourbon and a little Beer to soak in then bake boy is it good makes it sweet and a sort of Malt flavor too!
    Another one I do is Borbon Pancakes pour some Bourbon in my Pancake Batter!
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    Re: Cooking with Bourbon & Whiskey for Fun

    I have always used a bit of bourbon in my chile as it adds another level of flavor and some additional complexity. I tend to add it towards the end of the cooking rather than early on.

    On another front I rub down my prok shoulders and briskets with bourbon a few hours before applying the rub and smoking them.
    "The most futile and disastrous day seems well spent when it is reviewed through the blue, fragrant smoke of a Havana Cigar"

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    Re: Cooking with Bourbon & Whiskey for Fun

    Sunday being my morning for making breakfast, I made French toast. I added a bit of EW BL to my maple syrup. Not sure if it was better, but it was definitely different.

    Wife did not experience this because she uses Aunt Jemimah "Light" instead of the maple.

    If I do this again I should use something with a bit more maple character. My BMH 18 rye has a lot of maple, but it's a bit pricey for this...need to find something cheaper...
    Scott

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    Re: Cooking with Bourbon & Whiskey for Fun

    Hey Scott, get some of Clyde May's Conecuh Ridge Alabama Whiskey.
    I heard someone say that it taste like they added Mrs. Buttersworth syrup to it.
    ovh

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    Re: Cooking with Bourbon & Whiskey for Fun

    Quote Originally Posted by OscarV View Post
    Hey Scott, get some of Clyde May's Conecuh Ridge Alabama Whiskey.
    I heard someone say that it taste like they added Mrs. Buttersworth syrup to it.
    I just checked the OLCC product list. It's not there.

    Gonna have to get someone to send me some.
    Scott

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