PSA: Heat Wave
Man this weather is brutal. It broke eighty degrees here yesterday. Fahrenheit!
The cure is a cool drink on the patio after a long day: specifically The Miracle of Summer. This drink consists of Fergus Henderson's Miracle topped off with lavish quantities of soda water. Or seltzer, whatever. Basically a Fernet spritzer (over the years, I've realized that the creme de menthe should play a role like that of vermouth in a martini; I'm starting to suspect that Henderson père included it to discourage the cure from becoming the cause). So: