"if you're afraid of butter, use cream." - Julia Child

Drinks

Clementine 75

Clementine 75

I don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions. I don’t think that people are capable of that kind of change overnight — we’re not going to wake up January 1st with a sudden, irresistible urge to jog and eat kale; There is no magic wand that […]

Cucumber Gin / Cucumber Gimlet

Cucumber Gin / Cucumber Gimlet

I’m growing cucumbers for the first time this year, and holy crap did I underestimate the amount of cucumbers that I would yield from that single plant. After already making plenty of tzatziki, raita, cucumber salad, cucumber sandwiches and cucumber sorbet, I was out of […]

Strawberry Tequila / Strawberry Margarita

Strawberry Tequila / Strawberry Margarita

The place that taught me how to make liquor infusions had a beloved phrase that divulged all the secrets of the craft. Do you want to know what it is? Are you sure you’re ready? Just put the fruit in the booze.     Seriously. […]