American Madness

Intelligent Criticism in the Service of a Better Nation

Going Overboard With Bacon

So, you might think this is going to be a post about boats and bacon or seafaring bacon or even bacon life preservers or something, but no, when I say going overboard, I mean too much bacon.
New York Magazine has a recipe for a Bacon-Infused Old Fashion from PDT. Part one of the recipe is [...]

At The Bar: Bourbon

I made a change or two this weekend- Our liquor reviews (of which we have a handful coming up) will now all be identifiable by the title of the post, they’ll all be titled “At The Bar:” followed by the type of booze we are reviewing. In the past we have hit Gin and Tequila [...]

It’s about time!

Ever heard of a Manhattan? It’s made of whiskey, vermouth and bitters.
Now most of us read that and think “What the hell do any of those ingredients have to do with Manhattan?” Or at least I did. Then I did a bit of reading and found out that New York used to produce a fair [...]

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