Gary’s Redo Classic Manhattan

I don’t particularly dislike Manhattans, but vermouth with bourbon or rye have never been my favorite.  While I was playing with Lillet, I thought I’d try it in a Manhattan.  Well, here it is:IMAG0391

  • 2 ozs. Good aged bourbon such as Basil Hayden
  • 1 oz. Lillet Rouge
  • 1 dash Regans Orange Bitters
  • 1 Dash Fees Brothers’ Aromatic Bitters
  1. Chill a cocktail glass with ice and water
  2. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with



Crab Rangoon

Very simple.  Very tasty.  Baked, not fried.Crab Rangoon

  • 8 ozs. Flaked Crab meat, picked over for shell
  • 8 ozs. cream cheese
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 2 tsp. Worcestershire
  • 1/2 tsp Soy sauce
  • 1 Tbl. Minced red onion
  • 2 Minced green onions white and green parts
  • 24 Wonton wrappers