Recipe: Maple Sweet Pea Bruschetta

Recipe: Maple Sweet Pea Bruschetta
SMASHED SPRING PEAS & SWEET MAPLE A fresh take on the traditional bruschetta appetizer, this maple, sweet pea version is fast and easy for parties and entertaining. It has common pantry and garden ingredients, and is ready in no time. Let the kids (and adults) play with their food and assemble...

Recipe: Sweet Braised Radishes With Bourbon-Barrel Maple Syrup

Recipe: Sweet Braised Radishes With Bourbon-Barrel Maple Syrup
PEPPERY SPRING RADISHES BATHED IN MAPLE SYRUP Set aside the usual dinner sides, and try these sweet maple braised radishes. They’re great as a side dish with roasted chicken or on their own with crusty bread. Our Bourbon-barrel Maple Syrup adds just the right amount of sweetness. Here at Pappy...

Recipe: Chocolate Bread Pudding With Salted Maple Caramel Sauce

Recipe: Chocolate Bread Pudding With Salted Maple Caramel Sauce
LAYERED BRIOCHE, CHOCOLATE & SALTED MAPLE CARAMEL SAUCE It’s heaven in a spoonful: Salted maple caramel sauce, using Pappy Bourbon Barrel-aged Maple Syrup. And we don’t stop there. It’s drizzled over decadent chocolate bread pudding, a classic dessert. To us, there’s no better way to end a meal — and...

Recipe: Pappycakes With Pappy & Company Maple Syrup

Recipe: Pappycakes With Pappy & Company Maple Syrup
BUTTERY MAPLE-LACED CORNMEAL PANCAKES Mornings won’t be the same with cornmeal pancakes smothered in our Bourbon-barrel Maple Syrup. We call it Pappycakes, and it’s your new favorite breakfast recipe. Here at Pappy & Company, we’ve partnered with Libbie Summers, artistic director of her own lifestyle brand, “A Food-Inspired Life,” to bring...

Behind the Scenes: Our Midland Ghost Pepper Sauce

Behind the Scenes: Our Midland Ghost Pepper Sauce
  The decision to make our own hot sauce was a no-brainer. Around our households, hot sauce is a staple. On everything from eggs, to Mexican, to BBQ, hot sauce is on the table. Once we set out on the adventure of making our own, we knew just who to...

The Origin of Our "Pappy Hour" Shatterproof Cups

The Origin of Our "Pappy Hour" Shatterproof Cups
A STORY OF SUMMER FUN Every summer, our family gathers in Michigan to enjoy each other's company in the great outdoors. Lazy afternoons on the boat, playfully competitive games of bocce ball and relaxing afternoons on the porch … regardless of the activity, our cups are ever-present when we’re together.The origin...

Julian's Vanhattan: A Twist on the Traditional Manhattan

Julian's Vanhattan: A Twist on the Traditional Manhattan
OUR FAMILY'S GO-TO COCKTAIL Our dad, Julian Van Winkle, is often asked about the rules of enjoying bourbon, and at the top of his list is this: You will ruin good bourbon by mixing it with ginger ale or cola. He also is often asked for drink recipes, especially for...

Coveted & Collected: The Southern Traditions Of the Julep Cup

Coveted & Collected: The Southern Traditions Of the Julep Cup
KENTUCKY MINT JULEPS & SO MUCH MORE A signature drink surely deserves a signature glass. The mint julep is synonymous with the Derby, just as the julep cup itself is representative of southern tradition. Sadly, a southern tradition that, like a forgotten old porch swing, finds itself becoming rusty. For...

A Sweet Van Winkle Tradition: The Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

A Sweet Van Winkle Tradition: The Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie
A LITTLE SLICE OF HEAVEN The holiday season is upon us! At Pappy & Company, we’re looking forward to celebrating with our friends and family, especially around the dinner table.Would it be any surprise that our favorite Van Winkle holiday tradition includes bourbon? Although, not in the way you might...