German Cucumber Salad | Gurkensalat

by Lizzy 25 September 2013 Food

One of my earliest food memories is from age four. It was the first of two times my family lived in Germany. When we arrived overseas, our military housing was unavailable for a few months so we rented an apartment in a small village outside Kitzingen. It was rural by today’s standards and removed from […]

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Cucumber Juice | Agua de Pepino

by Lizzy 24 July 2013 Food

I have a bone to pick with etymologists. I just don’t know if I need to pick it with American or Mexican ones. The Mexican drink agua fresca is always translated into English as “fresh water” – that is a literal translation.  However, the interpretation is actually a juice, being a liquid extracted from its […]

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Cucumber Cooler | The Bedford Inspiration

by Lizzy 9 July 2013 Food

  With the resurgence of the cocktail culture we’ve learned it takes true skill to make a good drink. Personally, I think it takes even greater talent to make a potable mocktail. Without reliance on a bitters’ aromatic essence or nuance of liquor, a bartender needs to be innovative. Rarely do I find success when […]

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