Category Archives: drink

What’s a good meal or a gathering of friends without a glass of cheer?

diy ginger beer

Apparently I’m on a fermentation kick. My last post was on homemade sauerkraut for those homemade bratwursts my hubbie had made and what else is a crucial part of summer? Well, for me, that would be an icy cold Dark &

diy ginger beer

Apparently I’m on a fermentation kick. My last post was on homemade sauerkraut for those homemade bratwursts my hubbie had made and what else is a crucial part of summer? Well, for me, that would be an icy cold Dark &

cleanse cocktails part two

While I was in the midst of the Bon Appétit Food Lover’s Cleanse a couple weeks ago I had written about one of the cocktails they had included with the plan (really – how can you not like a cleanse

cleanse cocktails part two

While I was in the midst of the Bon Appétit Food Lover’s Cleanse a couple weeks ago I had written about one of the cocktails they had included with the plan (really – how can you not like a cleanse

day 12 – making monday

It’s starting to become clear why this cleanse is only 2 weeks long as 12 days in I’m starting to freelance the recipes and sneak sweets. For the dinner tonight, the sardines just weren’t floating my boat. Maybe I’m being

day 12 – making monday

It’s starting to become clear why this cleanse is only 2 weeks long as 12 days in I’m starting to freelance the recipes and sneak sweets. For the dinner tonight, the sardines just weren’t floating my boat. Maybe I’m being

cleanse cocktail

Cleanse cocktail? Isn’t that an oxymoron? It conjured up visions of a drink that would include kale and vinegar with maybe some cayenne and garlic and that would involve plugging my nose to gag down. Boy was I happily surprised

cleanse cocktail

Cleanse cocktail? Isn’t that an oxymoron? It conjured up visions of a drink that would include kale and vinegar with maybe some cayenne and garlic and that would involve plugging my nose to gag down. Boy was I happily surprised

cranberry margarita

I read somewhere once that a good host should always greet their guests at the door with a drink in their hand. That it automatically puts everyone at ease and sets the tone for the evening. This is protocol I

cranberry margarita

I read somewhere once that a good host should always greet their guests at the door with a drink in their hand. That it automatically puts everyone at ease and sets the tone for the evening. This is protocol I

nectarine basil mojito

I am inspired by some of my friends that when it comes to cooking, they never seem to throw anything away. Carrot tops can be made into pesto. Watermelon rind can be pickled. They get the most out of everything,

nectarine basil mojito

I am inspired by some of my friends that when it comes to cooking, they never seem to throw anything away. Carrot tops can be made into pesto. Watermelon rind can be pickled. They get the most out of everything,

avocado? in my cocktail?

It all started when a client showed up at my office a couple weeks ago bearing a signed copy of Maneet Chauhan’s new book Flavors of My World. While I didn’t know anything about this chef (I don’t have cable –

avocado? in my cocktail?

It all started when a client showed up at my office a couple weeks ago bearing a signed copy of Maneet Chauhan’s new book Flavors of My World. While I didn’t know anything about this chef (I don’t have cable –