Chocolate Gelato by David Lebovitz

Chocolate Gelato by David Lebovitz

If I say “Paris” what pops into your mind. The Eiffel Tower? Notre Dame? A special restaurant? For me, it’s a little bridge from one big island to a smaller one. The original Parisians, before the Romans came, were the Parisii and they lived on the islands in the...

I Haven’t Been Blogging …

Dear Readers, I know, I haven’t been blogging a lot in the past few weeks. I’m sorry about that and the problem is now being addressed. To keep it short, I felt awful. I had some blood pressure issues, and then I made it worse by forgetting to take the medication I...
Brian’s Apricot Paradise

Brian’s Apricot Paradise

                                                    Apricots. It’s been a wet and cold spring, but the first apricots have arrived. Small, yet intense in flavor, they provide the mixologist true opportunity. Instead of a peaches and Bellinis, here’s a way to use those...
Watermelon, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

Watermelon, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

I saw a recipe that intrigued me: a salad of watermelon, cucumbers, and avocado. I tried it and was disappointed. It asked for a combination of balsamic vinegar and watermelon: the result was a color disaster with the bright watermelon color immediately transformed to...