Category Archives: How To

how to preserve lemons

I have always been intrigued by preserved lemons.  Seeing the bright yellow orbs afloat in glass jars on shelves of specialty and ethnic food stores always captured my imagination – they seemed to me like delicious, edible lava lamps.  Preserving … Continue reading

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how to make grapefruit infused vodka

I love grapefruit juice in cocktails.  Whenever I go to Locanda, one of my favorite restaurants in the city, instead of ordering off the cocktail menu, which is fantastic, I always seem to get the incredible bartender there to make … Continue reading

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6 ways to use pate a choux

When my sister and I were 8 and 9, respectively, one of our favorite pastimes was playing “restaurant”, which involved setting up a folding table in our living room, covering it with a classy tablecloth in the form of a pink … Continue reading

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