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Recipe Thu Aug 02 2007

Grown-up Ginger Lime Pops

I need not even mention that the heat is the impetus behind my attempts to cool off in a way that doesn't involve jumping in Lake Michigan. With some limes leftover from a bulk buy (the 20 for $1 deal found in Mexican groceries all over town) and some fresh ginger, I finally put to use that cute little popsicle mold I bought at Target weeks ago. Here's the recipe:

Combine in a blender until well-mixed:

Juice of 6 or 7 limes
1-1 1/2 inch minced fresh ginger
1/2 cup sugar
2-3 cups water
(You can use more or less sugar and water depending on your taste for tartness.)

Pour into a plastic popsicle maker and freeze. Chill the left over mix and pour over ice with some tequila later on. I suppose that's the "grown-up" part about this recipe.

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Andrew / August 2, 2007 4:08 PM

Oh my god, I'm definitely making these.

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The State of Food Writing

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In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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