Whiskey sour: a frothy cocktail for any occasion

My cocktail shaker is the most popular guest at my gatherings, and thus it is often occupied when I'm ready for a beverage (hello, Manhattan!). In my eagerness to move things along, I've conscripted a mason jar to shake up a whiskey sour, that classic cocktail that seems to be everywhere these days. A few things about the famed whiskey sour: Most recipes call for simple syrup. Never buy a bottle of this in the store.  Simply boil equal parts sugar and water for a few minutes and then keep in the door of the fridge for practically forever. This bevvy uses an egg white. Uncooked eggs strike fear into the hearts of many, although I do not let this stand in my way.  I just buy the freshest eggs I can find. You decide for yourself. Shaking Read more...