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  • Article

    A Better Way to Grate Zest

    There's a better way to use a rasp-style grater.

  • Article

    How to Make a Lemon Twist

    A lemon twist is more than just a pretty cocktail garnish; the aromatic oils in the lemon peel add flavor to the drink, too.

  • Recipe

    Pear Sidecar

    Browse our Drinks and Entertaining Guide for more classic cocktails.

  • Article

    Grinding spices with salt

    I love the burst of flavor that comes from freshly ground spices, and the best way to achieve this is with a heavy mortar and pestle and a pinch of…

  • Moveable Feast

    Sear-Roasted Haddock or Cod with Horseradish Aïoli & Lemon-Zest Breadcrumbs

    Sear-Roasting isn't a technique just for restaurants; you can—and should—do it, too. It's one of the best ways to prepare fish so that it has a gorgeous, delicate crust and…

  • Article

    Jazzing up sugar syrup

    When making sugar syrups to sweeten tea or cocktails, try adding citrus zest or ginger root to the sugar and water syrup when boiling.  Lime-scented syrup is great with mojitos…

  • Article

    Lemon Desserts

    Sunny, sweet-tart endings for any meal

  • Article

    Lemon Zesting and Juicing Tips

    Learn tips for getting the most zest and juice, and when to use a grater, zester, or a knife.

  • Article

    A Knuckle-Friendly Box Grater

    This  two-sided box grater gives you all the advantages of Microplane’s famously sharp blades, plus a great safety feature: the removable sliding attachment means there’s no risk of scraping your…

  • Article

    Sweet, Juicy Oranges Taste Better in Winter

    Like other citrus fruits, oranges are at their best in winter. In this article, Ruth Lively explains how to use the juice, zest, and slizes to pep up your cooking.