Herb Paste

Fresh herbs often have an inglorious fate. That’s the thing about startling beauty: it peaks. Basil droops, cilantro decays, oregano dries, sage becomes olive drab. Even the Queen Victoria of herbs, Rosemary, falls into the shadows. It takes 10 minutes to make...

Rosemary Simple Syrup

Why is there a cat photo here? Because we are in photo purgatory and don’t have a nice shot of Rosemary Simple syrup. Rosemary simple syrup is the duct tape of the kitchen. Use it as it was intended–a layer of flavor. Garnish a cornmeal cake or stir it into a...

Chilled Cucumber Soup

Shooters of chilled soup are sentimental fare. They sit alongside crustless buttered radish sandwiches and popcorn with truffle salt and say, “Let’s have a tea party but for grown ups and with cocktails!” DETAILS Makes: (20) 2 oz shooters Keeps: 2...

Chocolate Ganache – vegan

Chocolate ganache isn’t the most photogenic of things. But this cat certainly is! Ganache wants to be impossibly soft while holding a structure. We don’t use cow’s milk in our mix, which means that we have a huge range of how soft or how dense the...