Thought I would go with a quick post here. B and I bought a couple of “Mexican Sweet Limes” at the Sacramento Farmers’ Market on Sunday. They look like a round lemon. We decided to give them a whirl tonight with a Daiquiri. I even decided to break out a… Read More »Mexican Sweet Limes
Apparently spring is upon us. I looked out an our mint has gone absolutely crazy. It was Sunday, the weather was fabulous and the only choice B and I had to make was how to drink some mint. No problem. Mojitos. We were headed in that direction when B decided… Read More »A relaxing Sunday with overly stimulated mint
I was in the mood for something new and frivolous. Plan 1) that new Porsche Boxter S. B did point out, however, that it was $56K, would screw up our carpool parking and I would still need to find something for a blog post. Well, one must be true to… Read More »Beachcomber Cocktail
To quote a recent New York Times article by Pete Wells, “If it’s purple and looks like it came from Mr. Softee, it’s not a daiquiri, no matter what the bartender says.” David Wondrich, in his regrettably out-of-print book Esquire Drinks, has the daiquiri as one of his four pillars… Read More »The Essence of Simplicity
The Mojito Ingredients 2 oz. Rum 3/4 oz. lime juice 6-8 mint leaves (and a sprig) 1 tsp. bar sugar (superfine, not powdered) Soda water (seltzer, not club soda) Mixing Instructions In a tall collins glass, muddle mint leaves, sugar and lime juice. Add rum. Add ice. Top with soda.… Read More »The Mojito, v. 1.1?