Strawberry Tequila and Strawberry Simple Syrup

Strawberry Tequila and Strawberry Simple Syrup

If you are going to employ a flavored liqueur, I prefer to make my own. Like this strawberry tequila. It’s simple: take a bottle of tequila, pour into a glass jar, add a pint of strawberries that that been hulled and quartered. Seal. Wait. It only takes a 2-3 days for...
Hot Raspberry Pavlova

Hot Raspberry Pavlova

Oh, yes. It is beautiful to behold. I was so proud that I almost did not eat it. I succumbed. Twice. “You can throw the egg whites away,” my wife said to me, “you won’t be using them.” “Like hell,” I said to Suzi. “Dessert. Pavlova.” She relented and handed me the egg...
Cookbook Review: Simple by Diana Henry

Cookbook Review: Simple by Diana Henry

This week I am traveling and I’m taking this opportunity the let you see my favorite cookbooks of the past year. If you missed these the first time, do give them your consideration. Diana Henry’s newest book will send you dashing off to the grocery store. You can be...
Mint Sekanjabin

Mint Sekanjabin

You can use this concoction in two very different ways. One is as a dipping sauce. Put lettuce leaves into a bowl filled with sekanjabin, and let the summer heat disappear in just a crispy bite. Two is to drink it, as a component of a cocktail and tomorrow you’ll see...