Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
From the medicine cabinet to the bar, bitters have a long history of curing ailments and flavoring drinks. Here's a primer to making your own bitters at home, which you can use in cocktails, sodas, cooking, and even as digestive aids.
Deanna shares a beginners guide to creating bitters at home from how to properly smell bitters to purchasing the aromatics to the step-by-step process of creating them.
Tips for making your own bitters at home — from herb and bottle resources to advice on filtering. (Plus a giveaway of eight varieties made from recipes in Brad Thomas Parsons's Bitters!)