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Pink Peppercorn-Thyme soda

Posted by osakaben41 on March 31, 2010

Just a quick one here.  My daughter is home sick from school and wife is out of town.  It’s gray and wet outside, so what do we do?  We cook.  Well if you consider making savory soda cooking that is.

This come from a back issue of Bon Appetite, and just sat there at the back of the line, waiting for its turn.  Totally unnecessary, but sometimes you just have to make something.  And WOW does the house smell good right now.  Overall it looks like a thin bourbon, but tastes almost like a spicy pimms.  The trick is going to be adding just enough syrup so it’s not too sweet, but still has enough kick to stand out as something different.

Besides, it’s nice to be able to use my seltzer machine for something else these days.

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2 Responses to “Pink Peppercorn-Thyme soda”

  1. Velva said

    Now, this looks like a wonderful drink. Creative and refreshing. Love it! Thanks for sharing.

    • osakaben41 said

      Thanks Velva. I was curious if it would come out sweet like a coke, or spicy like a spiked eggnog. The short answer seems to be yes to both. Like a lot of these ‘experiments’, this tastes very interesting, and I’d be proud to serve it to guests, but make sure they know what to expect first.

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