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Limoncello

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beverages / fruit / In the Bar / In the Kitchen / liqueurs

I always have a citrus-cello project in the works. It is the final resting place for all the excess citrus…we grow and gather. Limoncello is an Italian digestivo, that is most popular on the Island of Capri…but can be found all over Italy, and now the States as well. It is a delicious lemon liqueur, and has so many uses beyond drinking. Although making this takes passive time, it’s really easy…and makes a wonderful gift. […]

Blood Orange Arancello

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In the Bar / liqueurs

You’d think that living in near terminal sunshine with air naturally scented in citrus would lead a gal to evenings on the porch stoop; knees touching elbows, slowly peeling an orange while wistfully remembering her first love. I’m no rube a blood orange tree weeping under the weight of its fruit is meant to be arancello. It, among other things, is more lustful than wistful. Arancello 4-5 blood oranges–washed and dried 3-4 cardamom pods–crushed (optional) […]