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Quince and Clove Sour: A Cocktail Weeks in the Making

August 13th, 2010 · 6 Comments · entertaining, Recipes

We needed a delivery of “Pink Cloves” cordial from a friend living in London, but finally last night we were able to sample a cocktail my wife has been working on quite literally for weeks. It’s called a Hendrick’s Quince and Clove Sour, and she found it on the amusingly Monty Python-esque Hendrick’s Gin website. […]

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Big Washington Meets Little Washington

May 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment · entertaining, garden

I don’t even remember how we made the initial connection over the internet. But Sylvie Rowand–she of the Rappahanock Cook & Kitchen Gardener blog–and I of The Slow Cook–have been trading comments and food ideas electronically from the shared perspective of cooking kitchen gardeners. We grow ours here in the District of Columbia, about a […]

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Say Hello to Mr. Pimms

May 30th, 2010 · 4 Comments · entertaining, Recipes

Our friend Desson is visiting from his job in London, inspring us to break out the Pimm’s. What! You’ve never heard of Pimm’s? Depending on who you want to believe, Pimm’s was invented by the proprietor of an oyster house in London’s financial district in either 1832 or 1840. Named James Pimms, he fashioned a tonic […]

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