Crave – food & drink

Limoncello is crisp, fragrant and the color of sunshine. It’s a great way to get a dash of summer brightness without the UV rays. Serve it after dinner or anytime really. (Or, if you want to make something a bit more wicked, try the Imperial Limoncello.) Recipe – Limoncello 10 … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

Looking for a Limoncello with a kick? Try this recipe! It’s more concentrated so it’s not as sweet as regular Limoncello. Recipe – Imperial Limoncello 10 Meyer lemons* 750 ml vodka (preferably 80 proof; e.g. Skyy Vodka) 3/4 cup sugar Wash the lemons with water and a vegetable brush to … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

Recipe – Limonito I created this recipe specifically for my homemade limoncello and for you, Dark Surf Nightly readers! 2 ounces chilled limoncello 12 fresh mint leaves 1/2 cup club soda Pour chilled limoncello into a glass (e.g. lowball glass, old fashioned glass, rocks glass, short tumbler). Place mint leaves in glass … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

Limoncello is crisp, fragrant and the color of sunshine. It’s a great way to get a dash of summer brightness without the UV rays. Serve it after dinner or anytime really. Recipe – Limoncello 10 lemons (regular lemons or Meyer lemons) 750 ml vodka (preferably 80 proof; e.g. Skyy Vodka) 3 … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

Recipe – Apricot Brandy 12 fresh apricots 600 ml brandy 8 ounces ultrafine sugar (a.k.a. baker’s sugar or caster sugar) Chop apricots into small pieces. Crack open stones (pits) to obtain the kernels. Place chopped apricots and whole kernels in a jar. Add brandy and sugar, making sure the fruit is covered. Seal jar and … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

Recipe – Apricot Vodka 2  1/4 cups vodka (preferably 80 proof; e.g. Skyy Vodka) 3/4 pound fresh apricots, chopped 1 vanilla bean (whole) 1 cup sugar 1 cup water cheesecloth 1 empty clean 750-ml bottle with cap, or jar with lid In a large glass bowl, combine vodka, apricots and vanilla bean (use … Read Entire Post