Cucumber Mint Gin and Tonic

This summer has been so busy that Gary didn’t actually get his fair share of gin and tonics.  Maybe that’s a messed up way to measure the speed to summer, but it’s an indicator (he did fine with rose, so nobody get panicky).  So I offered to make him one the other day, and then …

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Preserved Lemons

Preserved lemons are a fabulous and singular ingredient used most often in Moroccan and Middle Eastern cooking.  Unlike the way we use lemons most often in this country (utilizing the juice and/or the zest of the citrus, tossing the rinds) with preserved lemons the rind is what is used instead, having softened and essentially picked …

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