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The Doctor, a daiquiri-ish drink with Swedish Punsch

The Doctor is an old cocktail that’s taken many forms, but at its core, the drink is a celebration of Swedish punsch and some kind of citrus. Usually these days there’s a bit of rum in it as well, making it much like the modern daiquiri. Only it’s spicier and brawnier and infinitely more complex, …

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Raw Corn with Miso Lime Butter, a savory salad

This summer we’ve been overrun with sweet corn. There have been several ears in every farm box we’ve gotten for the last month. And while I love fresh sweet corn, boiled simply for a few minutes, slathered with butter and salt, we’ve had more than enough of it this summer. So I’ve been getting creative …

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Sugar Snap Pea and Cashew Quinoa Bowl

I’ve been on something of a pea kick. I’ve been zizzing them with mint and olive oil and slathering them on toast, I’ve been tossing them with spring onions and spring garlic and bits of smoked mozzarella and piling them on thinly stretched dough for a seasonal take on pizza, but I haven’t stopped there …

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Mango Lime Popsicles, tropical and refreshing

These popsicles taste like summer. They are icy and refreshing with a turn toward the tropical. They taste intensely of mango, with just enough lime to enliven the whole thing. They remind me of one of my favorite agua frescas, the one I inevitably, invariably order when I find myself sitting at O’Hare for any …

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