In a move that surprises absolutely no one who knows me, I decided to make another gin cocktail for our ongoing drink-of-the-day series this month. I’m not sure from where I first stumbled across this recipe for boozy lemonade, but I’m glad I did. It’s adaptable to your tastes and level of laziness, and once the weather heats up, it will be perfect for outdoor drinking.
Solyanka, a meat-based hot and sour soup, originates from Russia and Ukraine. Because it can be made with any leftover meat, and because anything Soviet was highly encouraged in the former GDR, it became a staple in East German cuisine. Wherever you went, Solyanka was the soup of the day. It still is immensely popular in the German East, and although I wasn’t a big fan as a child, I now adore it for both its taste and the memories of bygone times. Read More Soup of the Day: Solyanka
It’s pretty hot out now, isn’t it? It’s so hot that people have been frying eggs on the sidewalk, spending hours in ice baths, and forgoing fashions for summer-time comfort. Read More Lemon Simple Syrup