Enter to win a Breville Juice Fountain Plus! Check out my review of the juicer, and get the recipe for my first test juice with strawberries, beets, ginger, and apples.
This little baby is just like a hot chocolate, but with pumpkin instead of cocoa. Think liquid pumpkin pie. If you’re in the pumpkin loving camp, you’re in for a treat. It’s my new fav Fall beverage.
Now, I know that I’m treading on hallowed ground for some, discussing how to make espresso. Like beer and good wine, espresso is one of those things that folks are very particular about. (Espresso afficionados out there, please be kind!) I’m not an expert barista�or a super fussy coffee person�by a long shot. I’m just […]coffee, espresso
OK, I have no excuses for this one. It’s evil—and oh-so-delicious. It’s rich. It’s creamy. It’s packed with crushed Oreo cookies and laced with booze. It’s one part dessert and one part cocktail. (And kind of ridiculous. I can admit that.) It’s also one of my favorite treats. One drink. Two straws. Make one and […]cookies, Irish cream, milk, Oreos
We’re kicking off our Basic Cooking series with a toast! (The makings of a toast, to be more precise.) Simple syrup is gloriously useful stuff. It’s one of the building blocks of many cocktails—from classic to contemporary—and, really, it couldn’t get any simpler to make. Also known as “sugar syrup,” “simple sugar syrup,” and “bar […]simple syrup, sugar, sugar syrup, syrup
The Tea Drinker’s Handbook By Francois-Xavier Delmas, Mathias Minet, and Christine Barbaste Published by Abbeville Press The Tea Drinker’s Handbook: Think reading about tea sounds kind of, well, bland? Think again. The Tea Drinker’s Handbookis an insightful, educational, and thoroughly delightful read. I liked it so much, in fact, that it’s earned a place of […]cookbooks, tea
Did you know you can make your own hot chocolate mix? As in, grind cacao nibs to a fine powder, then mix them with milk and sugar for an out-of-this-world hot chocolate-y experience? You can. And surprisingly, it’s not that hard. I’m going to show you how. All you need is a bag of cacao […]chocolate