Two problems are common when learning to use a Boston shaker. The first is, how do I close it so that it doesn't leak? The second is, how do I open the darn thing to extract my yummy cocktail?
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June was an unexpectedly hectic month in the Cocktail 101 household. We found ourselves uprooted, from Rhode Island to Brooklyn, as my wife started a new job in midtown Manhattan. In short order, we found an apartment and then moved ourselves, our few necessary items, the baby, and the cats. But all our stuff was still in a storage warehouse in Providence—including (oops!) my bar gear.