The Brightness: Aperol and Gin

The Brightness: Aperol and Gin

“We need Aperol,” I told my wife. “We should buy a case,” she said. Not an exaggeration by any means, as this beverage demonstrates. I’ve been experimenting with Aperol in combination with different spirits. Suzi loves her G&T. I’m into the Aperol and, of course,...
Watermelon Syrup

Watermelon Syrup

Oh, dear, this was supposed to be published two weeks ago. WordPress had a problem. You’ll love this syrup in sangria, agua fresca, lemonade, … Just use your watermelon imagination! Here’s a link to the sangria recipe. Watermelon syrup has many uses....
Classic Aperol Spritz

Classic Aperol Spritz

Just a week ago today, Suzen and I were in Milan. We were sitting in the lovely Marchesi patisserie as the day grew dark. We had been walking for hours and we were tired. “We are lost,” Suzen said. “No, we are not,” I gave the only answer I could. There are two things...