lemons

You Should Add Lemon Zest To Pancake Batter

You Should Add Lemon Zest To Pancake Batter

I am an unapologetic champion of baking mixes. Baking from scratch is great, and if you have the time and resources to do so, go for it. But mixes are one of the first modern hacks, and their introduction helped lighten the workload of (mostly) women performing unpaid labour in…

Lemon Water Doesn’t Do Anything

Lemon Water Doesn’t Do Anything

Water: refreshing. Lemons: also refreshing. Combine the two, and you get a drinkable liquid with sprightly flavour. That is all you get. Not a detox elixir, not a metabolism booster. Let me repeat: when you add lemons to water, you just get lemon water. (And if you also add sugar,…

Will It Sous Vide? Preserved Lemons

Will It Sous Vide? Preserved Lemons

Welcome to this week’s edition of Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I usually make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. I spent the earlier part of this week working on a super secret and exciting sous vide project, so I decided to try a…