STRAWBERRY-BASIL MARTINI 3 strawberries, plus a few slices extra 3 basil leaves ½ oz simple syrup 1 oz gin 1 oz vodka ½ oz lime juice In a cocktail shaker, muddle the strawberries with the basil leaves and simple syrup. Add iceRead More


SANGRIA 2 bottles red wine 1 cup granulated sugar 2 cups cold water 2 lemons cut in rounds 2 oranges cut in rounds Ice cubes Dissolve sugar in the water over low heat. When the syrup boils, add lemon and oranges, removeRead More


ROSEMARY-CINNAMON SYRUP Makes 1 cup 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1-2 rosemary sprigs 1-2 cinnamon sticks Boil the water with the rosemary & cinnamon, and keep on a rolling boil for 10-15 minutes. Strain out the aromatics and return to stove.Read More


BOUILLON DES MORTS 1 1.89L container of V8 1 ½ containers of V8-full of water (3.78L) 2 cubes of beef/chicken bouillon 5 Tbsp chicken stock 4-5 bay leaves 2 stalks celery & 2 carrots (optional) Salt & pepper Parsley (optional) Boil V8Read More