—2 oz. whiskey
—.75 oz. milk jam (see below)
—.75 oz. half & half
—4 dashes bitters

1. Shake and strain into a rocks glass.
2. Garnish with grated cinnamon and a mint sprig.

—8 cups whole milk
—3 cups sugar
—1 tsp. baking soda
—1 tsp. kosher salt

1. Bring ingredients to a boil until the temperature reaches 225 degrees.
2. Simmer and stir constantly until mixture turns a golden color.
3. Let cool down to room temperature, and then pour into a blender.
4. Add 4 oz. water and blend until a shiny consistency is achieved.

Recipe Courtesy of Chefs Club by FOOD & WINE, located in The St. Regis Aspen Resort

Triple Creek Ranch in Darby, Montana, has named Molly Smith and Kristen Snavely co-general managers of the all-inclusive luxury property situated in the Bitterroot Valley. Smith is returning to Triple Creek Ranch after a brief hiatus. Previously serving as GM for four years after working her way up from pastry chef, she has since perfected her skills at The Inn at Hastings Park in Massachusetts, another Relais & Châteaux property. 


With meetings returning to normal as the COVID-19 pandemic levels out, outdoor mountain pursuits are finding more time on meeting agendas. Taking events outdoors not only boosts attendees’ comfort level as they ease back into in-person meetings, time spent in nature is proven to improve brain health and stimulate creative thinking as well.

We’ll be looking at this topic in-depth in the Spring/Summer 2022 issue of Mountain Meetings. Consider this as an introduction to some of the possibilities.  


So far, webcams and Zoom meetings have been an essential part of 2020. While digital options are functional placeholders for meetings, chatting with a coworker over Skype doesn’t always set up a team for success. Human connection is vital to team building, and hosting safe, small meetings is a great way to revitalize teams after months of working from home.