by Kate Payne • Photography by Jo Ann Santangelo Gin and tonics are the perfect summer drink—bristling with fresh botanical notes of aromatics such as juniper and balanced by tart, crisp ...
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by Lucinda Hutson For centuries, many Germans have heralded the merry month of May by sipping Maiwein, or May wine—an aromatic libation made from young Mosel or Riesling wines. Some fortify it ...
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by Kate PaynePhotography by Jo Ann Santangelo Born in drugstores and apothecaries, handmade syrup-flavored fizzy-water beverages from a soda fountain were the norm until commercial sodas started ...
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by Kate PaynePhotography by Jo Ann Santangelo Spring in Austin means it’s time to delight in the lush colors of new growth before the Texas summer mutes the hues to browns and tans. For me, ...
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By Kate PaynePhotography by Jo Ann Santangelo It’s not news that pickled fruits make great snacks. But it turns out that the leftover syrup in the jar makes a fabulous beverage, for both the ...
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