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The Real Daiquiri

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Recipes, Drinks

This cocktail is traditionally made solely with white rum, lime juice and sugar. For a twist on the classic, use Robert Lambert's Kaffir Lime Syrup instead of sugar for an extra pop of citrus.

Bee's Knees Cocktail

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Recipes, Drinks

This buzzworthy cocktail is sweetened with honey simple syrup, a.k.a. "runny honey," which goes beautifully with fragrant lemon and the aromatic botanicals in gin. Use leftover runny honey to sweeten iced tea and coffee.

Ceciata di Suino

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

This rustic Tuscan dish of pork, chickpeas and greens is simple, straightforward and incredibly satisfying. The key is to cut the pork into small cubes, almost the same size as the chickpeas.

Maple Dijon Vinaigrette

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Recipes

Warning: Once you make this vinaigrette, you will want to put it on everything. Use this sweet and savory dressing on a simple salad of arugula, pecans and dried cherries, drizzle it over roasted sweet potatoes or brush it on salmon fillets before grilling.