Getting figgy with it!

There are many things to love about August and one is the fig trees and their bounty of fruit. Last week, we hauled in 3 lbs in our first harvest! So we whipped up some easy recipes for a fig simple syrup and a jam that can be incorporated into an array of cocktails and dishes. Strawberry Figtini 3…

Sweet Home Alabazam

“Oh! That men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains!” These few words, culled from a work of the immortal Shakespeare, must speak volumes in favor of those “Cooling Drinks” so artistically concocted to tickle the palate of mankind. Leo Engel, 1878 This eloquent quote comes from the preface of…