Highland Park 18y with Katherine at L’ile Noire

First round at L’ile Noire, and… well, you remember how in the Highland Park 12y review I said I was saving up my pennies for the 18y?  I’m not anymore. There’s nothing out and out wrong with the scotch, and if you weren’t familiar with the 12y you’d probably enjoy it.  But it doesn’t taste […]

Highland Park 18y with Katherine at L’ile Noire

Whisky Caramel Corn

So, I don’t know if you know this, but when you make homemade caramel corn as Katherine awesomely does, its actually kind of an interesting chemistry thing.  You basically boil sugar in butter to caramelize it without burning, then add vanilla extract, typically alcohol-based, that reacts with the whole mess to help it dry chewy […]