TIP OF THE DAY: Save Citrus Peels

[1] Citrus peels can garnish both sweet and savory citrus drinks (both photos courtesy The Skylark | NYC). [2] Tricolor olive Martini garnish.   We were peeling blood oranges yesterday when we remembered this cocktail garnish (photo #1) from The Skylark, a cocktail lounge in Midtown Manhattan with panoramic views of the city. Save the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Channel Peeler

Like to garnish? It’s one of the easiest ways to make everyday foods look special. For quick citrus peel garnishes, get a channel peeler (a.k.a. channel knife), an inexpensive kitchen gadget. (The channel peeler in the photo below is on sale for less than $6.) The channel knife was originally devised so that bartenders could…
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