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Elderflower and Coriander Vodka

Elderflower and Coriander Vodka

The flowers of the elderberry plant - Sambucus nigra - are tiny pale stars. Thousands of the small blossoms form intensely aromatic galaxies this time of year, and if you're lucky, you'll come across some. I use mine to infuse vodka.

Detoxifying Mint Tea

Detoxifying Mint Tea

A homemade blend of detoxifying mint tea - green tasting from mint and coriander, and fennel-sweet. It has layered peppery-ness from black peppercorn and freshly muddled ginger. I've been brewing this quite a bit lately, and took it in a thermos on our drive to Big Sur.

Winter Punch

Winter Punch

A beautiful winter punch recipe. Made from prosecco, winter citrus, gin, and rosemary sugar. It's simple to pull together, beautiful, easy-drinking, but not overly-strong. you can use

Turmeric Tea

Turmeric Tea

I started making this turmeric tea for its beneficial properties, and now it is one of my favorite daily rituals - made from a honey turmeric paste with lots of lemon juice and freshly ground black pepper.

Yellow Tomato Bloody Mary

Yellow Tomato Bloody Mary

The bloody mary I want to drink - fragrant herbs, yellow heirloom tomatoes, shallots, and a bit of kick from the vodka and serrano pepper.

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Yuzu Maple Leaf Cocktail

Yuzu Maple Leaf Cocktail

Winter citrus juice + bourbon + a bit of maple syrup, chilled, and served a tiny glass, is good.

Rhubarb & Rosewater Syrup

Rhubarb & Rosewater Syrup

A beautiful ruby-hued rhubarb rosewater syrup. Perfect on (or in) everything from yogurt, spritzers, waffles, or oatmeal.

Blood Orange Gin Sparkler

Blood Orange Gin Sparkler

The citrus gin sparkler you want to be drinking.

Lemon Anise Slush

Lemon Anise Slush

This lemon anise slush is one way I use up the fresh lemon juice I have leftover from all those lemons I zest. Adapted from a recipe in a 2004 issue of Gourmet magazine.

Lime, Grapefruit and Ginger Juice

Lime, Grapefruit and Ginger Juice

If you're looking for a jolt something bright, invigorating, spicy and citrusy - this is just the thing. You steep grated ginger in a bit of sugared water, and then strain it into a lime & grapefruit juice blend. It's from the Rose Bakery inspired cookbook, which a number of us are cooking from in the coming weeks.

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