When brandy pops into a conversation, the words that follow often include “sidecar” and “Grandma’s after-dinner drink.” With the craft cocktail scene booming at local watering holes, brandy is slowly making its way out of the wine cellar and into our glasses. But it’s easy to forget that brandy (including cognac and Armagnac) is simply a liquor made by distilling wine, which means that like wine, it’s great in the kitchen, too. Read more about Ingredient Spotlight: Brandy
Abby Randall, chef and owner of The Tomato Vine in Eden Prairie, says this recipe for a hearty winter salad is proven to please a crowd. Randall’s meal delivery service specializes in healthy, organic options.