Limoncello

maren ellingboe

_MG_6673Ahh, fall. As I’ve said many a time before, I love summer. But there is definitely something about crisp nights, warm cappuccinos in the morning and changing leaves that you can’t help but love. But since I’m not quite ready to let go of summer yet, I wanted to share a recipe for limoncello in case you are in need of a refreshing digestivo on these still-warm days. If you haven’t had limoncello before, it’s basically sweetened, lemon-infused alcohol, usually drunk ice-cold after meals to aid digestion. You can also use it in cocktails, if you wish, or add some seltzer to dilute it a bit._MG_6670

_MG_6669The recipe itself couldn’t be easier, but does take some time: I let the lemon peels soak for a full month for maximum lemon flavor (since, as you may know, Iloveanythinglemon) and used the least amount of sugar recommended.  We’ve…

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