Powdered lemon peel

I saw some powered lemon peel at the spice stand at the market this past weekend. I bought it on a whim. They also had orange peel. I had seen some at a Christmas market in Nürnberg when we were there but stopped myself from buying it: it’s a super-fine powder that I had no idea how to use.

I also bought chili flakes. Shall I attempt cayenne ginger tea next?

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Rhubarb Syrup. Panty Remover.

In Spring, this young man’s fancy turns to rhubarb. Follow me through this.

I make rhubarb syrup during rhubarb season. It’s simple, and it’s amazing in cocktails. Any cocktail that calls for grenadine can be rhubarbified. The trick to making a good rhubarb syrup is to maximize the rhubarb flavour in as small a volume of liquid as possible.

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Toronto-style chicken

Step one: Buy a half of a rotisserie chicken from the local döner hut, also known as a “half chicken”. For only 40 cents extra, it comes with an actually tasty salad, so get that too.

Halbes Hänchen und Salat
Halbes Hänchen und Salat

Step two: Reach for your jar of imported St Lawrence Market Churrasco Chicken Sauce. This might be hard to source. Your best options is to hire a sauce mule.

Imported churrasco chicken sauce
Beribboned jar of churrasco chicken sauce

Step three: Cover half of the half chicken with sauce (because a whole half a chicken is too much for one person)

Rotisserie chicken bathed in Toronto-style churrasco sauce
That looks like a lot of sauce, but there’s tons left in the jar

Step four: Enjoy your chicken by candlelight.

Romantic chicken dinner for one
Romantic chicken dinner, direct from the styrofoam clam