November 15, 2012
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Photo by James Ransom
Author Notes

The gimlet is a perfect cocktail with which to begin a relationship with gin. Just add lime juice! —Erika Kotite

  • Serves 1
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3/4 ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Lime (reserve a slice before juicing it, for garnish)
In This Recipe
  1. Pour ingredients into shaker filled halfway with ice. Shake or stir until cold and serve in chilled coupe. Garnish with lime wheel.

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I spend about an equal amount of time behind the laptop and behind the stove. In between preparing and writing about food, I love to hang out with my husband, three children, big shaggy dog and two cats. History is also my thing, especially the Regency period, U.S. Westward expansion and World War II. Favorite drinks: good pinot noirs and classic martinis. Favorite book: Pride & Prejudice. Favorite obsessions: Laura Ingalls Wilder and South Dakota