Have you seen the headlines that the world will be without chocolate by 2050? This is worrisome but I won’t panic until they make the same dire prediction about vanilla. Vanilla gives me comfort, its my hug after a hard day, my kitten video, my memory palace. It takes an ordinary grapefruit and soda and […]
Journey to the underworld with me where we will sip the juice of fruit from warmer climes and wait for spring. Worry not, it is hell, so there is Facebook and CrossFit and Persephone’s Smash: pomegranate mint mocktail. I was going to make this a booze-or-not-tail but when all the muddling was done I was enjoying […]
Citrus Cardamom Coffee Spritzers and Monday Mocktail Regrets It has been months since I infused simple syrup with several botanicals (cardamom, rosemary, ginger, black pepper) and vowed to dedicate my Mondays to a new post, a theme even. Monday! Mocktail! I even added words to a picture. And then the Mondays slipped away one after […]
I’m ahead of schedule. Typically I don’t crawl out of hibernation and start jonesing for sunshine and heat until February. Or, I might be behind schedule. January is almost over and I’m just now getting started on those resolutions. Or it could be just the right time for this refreshing, bright, better than water, better […]
Start with the flavor of nutrient rich blueberry and zesty ginger, then add a bit of banana, one more power punch of antioxidant rich pomegranate and you’ll never know you’re getting your greens on. Unless of course remembering that you’ve got your greens in makes you happy. Then remember, rejoice, do a yoga move or […]
I know, I know. Homemade marshmallows are so three years ago. But gourmet marshmallows are freaking expensive no matter how pretty they look and homemade marshmallows are like a blank canvas, the possibilities are endless.