Posts tagged with: gin

Gin ‘n’ Jammin’

I just love the smell of lemon verbena. The leaves release a lemony scent when crushed, with distinct floral notes. It’s sort of like a lemon version of kaffir lime! That elusive flowery-but-not-soapy quality. The leaves have a weird texture, […]

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Friday Photo — Cucumber Rickey Cocktail

Over the weekend, I took my new oven for a test drive. I baked up some tasty Raspberry Breakfast Bars from the Baked: New Frontiers in Baking cookbook by the Baked NYC guys. They came out really well. I’ll blog […]

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You Say Tomato; I Say, “Add Some Gin to That”

Shake and I once had a memorable and absolutely lovely dinner at Azure restaurant at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. We’ve eaten there a few times, and always enjoy it, but on this visit, Chef Jon Matsubara (who is totally awesome […]

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The Leap Year Cocktail

Fiddling about online on Leap Day, I came across a Slate article by Troy Patterson on a cocktail specifically contrived for Leap Day nearly a century ago. It’s called, of course, The Leap Year Cocktail, and is attributed to Harry […]

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