Lemon-Lime Icebox Bars from Sprinkles

Lemon-Lime Icebox Bars from Sprinkles

Too often we knock off cookies as quickly as possible. A pan of brownies. A tray of dollops of chocolate chip batter. Fast and furious. I know: a cookie pang requires speed. Cookies can, and sometimes should, be made differently, with a more subtle attitude. Think of...
Adobo Lemon Zest Honey

Adobo Lemon Zest Honey

This is a recipe template, one for you to play with. And one, candidly, that will never be the same twice. You can buy flavored honeys, of course, but I find it fun to do it myself. “Not too much adobo,” my wife was advising me. And Suzi likes adobo. But, I can, at...
Fresh Lemon Corn Custard

Fresh Lemon Corn Custard

Pure corn flavor can be hard to achieve in subtle form. Corn on the cob is often eaten with butter and there is “crosstalk” in the flavor profile in your mouth. Pure and somewhat muted corn flavor can be sublime. It’s not that forward taste in your mouth but the...
Lemon-Parsley Marinade

Lemon-Parsley Marinade

  Do you use marinades or rubs? Are you disappointed at the flavor results? I understand. That’s why I love Rubs: Over 100 Recipes for the Perfect Sauces, Marinades and Seasonings. Author John Whalen III is a meat guru and every page in this book proves...
Brian’s Agave Bees Knees

Brian’s Agave Bees Knees

“I really can’t taste the gin,” my wife Suzen said to me. I was so happy. I had succeeded in my Bees Knees experiment. It’s a catchy name: Bees Knees. It’s actually slang. During Prohibition, it meant “The Best.” And this...