Friday Night Bites

Friday dinner. Fresh Bay Gimlets over FaceTime with dear friends left us less than motivated to cook, but that was just fine with us. I had roasted some peppers earlier in the day and left them to marinate with wine vinegar, good olive oil and slivers of green garlic. The cheese-and-cold-cut drawer yielded some nice…

Our Long Pour: “Fresh Bay Gimlet”

This is an instant classic. I love the scent of fresh bay leaves, and this uses them in such a clever way. Taking the gimlet as a point of departure, it ditches the lime cordial and substitutes it with fresh lime juice and a quick homemade cordial of fresh bay/laurel leaves whizzed in the blender…

It’s Twins: A Pair of Two-Ingredient Recipes

Quarantine shopping has its challenges. I’m not complaining… far from it. We’re thankful to have plenty in the pantry and fabulous sources for healthy food from every corner of the world. But there are growing pains as grocers – particularly small ones – scale up their delivery mechanisms, and we’re often having to place orders…