It’s Pimm’s O’Clock

A refreshing summer drink, the Pimm’s Cup has been around since the mid 19th century.  James Pimm owner of an Oyster Bar in London created the Pimms House Cup around 1840. Served in pewter tankards the cocktail was a combination of herbs, fruits and gin and sold as a digestif. The House Cup later became…

Fig Syrup and Jam

The fruits of summer, how we do love thee. Our neighbor is kind enough to let us enjoy the brown figs from his tree. This year his bounty is full and it got the old creative juices flowing. Enjoy these two simple recipes that will have you loving figs. Cocktail recipes to follow! Fig Jam 1…