Mojito with Gin and Not Rum

Mojito with Gin and Not Rum

My herb garden overflows with mint, so I naturally think of a mojito. And rum. Ah, but there is life beyond rum. Use gin instead. Now, that’s a simple sentence to utter but a difficult one to implement. Rum is, well Captain Morgan aside, rum. But gin is a whole...
Spring Rhu Brew

Spring Rhu Brew

In yesterday’s post I offered you a Rhubarb Syrup and said that cocktail recipes would be forthcoming. Here’s the first one. You can, of course, skip the alcohol and simply use the syrup in lemonade or with club soda. I find this cocktail lovely to behold and a happy...
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...