I need a heavy dose of sunshine, the kind with a beach, a tan & a handsome Italian asking me what I’d like to drink. Sadly, I’ll have to settle for a sunny bottle of homemade limoncello, a southern Italian lemon liqueur.
Trametes versicolor is an abundant, distinctive and highly medicinal mushroom species that has proven anti-inflammatory and immune enhansing qualities among other useful properties. Here's a recipe for how to get the most out of your harvest.
Grapefruit makes amazing liqueur. This grapefruit honey liqueur is sweet, tart and bitter all rolled into one, making it perfect cocktail material. I’ve also included a variation on the Salty Dog cocktail recipe to turn up the grapefruit to 11!
Grapefruit infused gin is a favorite libation at my house. It only takes two ingredients and you can make it in 15 minutes. Preserve them while the fruit is sweet, flavorful and acidic, as citrus quality wanes over time.