Craftsman Kitchen: A Treat for Valentine’s Day

By Kristen McCauleySenior Manager of Education and Interpretation “The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne,” This quote gets a prominent place in Stickley’s Log House, hammered into the copper hood of the living room fireplace. It’s the first line from “The Parlement of Foules,” by Geoffrey Chaucer, and in this context, helps …

Craftsman Cocktail: Quarter Sawn Oak (Whiskey Smash)

To celebrate “Fall For Stickley” and The Craftsman Gala, we ‘re serving up another Craftsman Cocktail! Our jauntily named “Quarter Sawn Oak” is a variation on a classic Whiskey Smash, a fruity drink similar to a Mint Julep. Though it appears in earlier bartending manuals, it isn’t given the name “Smash,” until Harry Johnson’s “New …