Tag Archives: gin

Clean Home & A Clean Martini

What is a clean home? This complicated, cultural, and even political question.  Does it have a smell? Who cleans it? How much power do the choices we make about cleaning have to change the world around us? Here at H&H we firmly believe … Continue reading

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DIY Shorts and the French 75

A few months back, I was given a really awesome sewing machine by a coworker. Textiles are big here and were even bigger in the 19th and 20th centuries, so I suppose it makes sense that all that fabric and … Continue reading

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All this for a cocktail, Part II

In Part I of this post, we provided information on how to make your own yogurt and orgeat (almond flavored syrup) because I really wanted to make the cocktail Pearls Before Swine with my homemade yogurt. Today, we’ve got the … Continue reading

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That’s ALL Of Your Beeswax: How To Make Your Own Candles

I set off on a journey to make candles. As a result, I now have a gym membership, floors like a basketball court, a go-to prohibition era cocktail, and so much mood lighting. Oh, and of course a lot of … Continue reading

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Make ’em skinny

Jump to Cocktail Recipe As a member of the long-legged few, I have a fair amount of trouble finding pants that fit, especially when you take into account my unwillingness to try mail order or pay more than $50 for … Continue reading

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DIY Bar Cart Hack

Jump to Cocktail Recipe Out of all the wonderful presents we brought home with us from our Christmas holiday trip, perhaps the most exciting was a (Rod Roddy voice) NEW BAR CART! Unfortunately, this Target cart seems to have been … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve is Here!

Here at H&H South, we just got back from a whirlwind trip to the home country (Kentucky) that was both wonderful and exhausting. Today is our first full day back in South Carolina and we’re getting settled again while we … Continue reading

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The Organ-ized Kitchen

Jump to Cocktail Recipe As long as we live in the city, space will be an issue.  Yes, yes, I know, people in New York – I have no right to complain about this, but I just did. And so … Continue reading

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A Ginger Showdown

Jump to Cocktail Recipe And we’re not talking about dueling redheads. No, we’re talking about the rhizome! And we’re talking about infusions again: ginger liqueur, of course! I was looking for a Christmas gift-worthy liqueur I could make in a … Continue reading

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The You Do You Bar

There’s been some talk around the internet enumerating the bare minimum of bottles needed to stock a bar. The talk is usually aimed at the young and impoverished who don’t know much about cocktail makin’ and need someone to tell … Continue reading

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