Repeat after me: One, two, four. 1-2-4: Memorize that ratio, and you’ve got the very best margarita recipe—agave nectar, lime juice, and tequila—at your disposal at all times. It’s called a Tommy’s Margarita, it involves only three ingredients, and it is divine. Though it’s a beloved recipe in the cocktail community, purists will quibble about even calling Tommy’s a margarita. “There’s no Triple Sec or Cointreau in there!” Psshht. What it is is delicious, insanely simple, and a delight.
Jim had inched his way up the side of the mountain, pitch after pitch, belay after belay. He and two friends, all seasoned climbers, stopped for lunch on one of the death-drop sheets of rock perpendicular to the earth. Strung up at a dizzying height, safely hooked in, his friends unpacked their whey powders, their protein bars, and their gels, and dug in. Jim, however, pulled out the slab of hanger steak he'd cooked the night before, waving it in the air, taunting his buddies.
Celebrate the holiday in style with a lamb recipe from the legendary chef Jonathan Waxman. Every holiday has its own natural rhythm and Easter is no exception with a generally leisurely pace. That cadence naturally extends to the meal, which for chef Jonathan Waxman of New York City’s acclaimed Barbuto means an afternoon-long feast. That’s not a big surprise, given that few chefs do leisure as well as Waxman.