Feel like spring in a glass? plus gin. Because. Well. Gin. Whip up a batch of Garden Gimlets: gin gimlet w/fresh cucumber, lime, & basil. When spring arrives each week at the farmers market (or in your garden, if you are so lucky) brings new revelations. Berries, basil, cucumbers of all varieties. The first week of […]
Bright citrus notes, bold hibiscus color and zest. These soft and sticky buns are made smaller so there’s more of them to share. A warm tropic treat for dark winter days. Citrus Sticky Buns with Hibiscus Cream Cheese Glaze just barely adapted from the Sticky Lemon Rolls recipe on the Kitchn you will need one […]
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 […]
Pea Shoot and Avocado Breakfast Sandwich A study in contrasts: crispy egg, creamy avocado; rich buttery yolk, bright burst of lime; spring fresh pea shoots, and the earthy bite of garlic- all sandwiched together between two slices of perfectly grilled bread. That’s breakfast, that’s a sandwich, that’s eggzactly what I crave. Extra bonus points for […]
Mango Mule Cocktail The classic Moscow Mule goes tropical with fresh mango infused vodka (copper cup optional). If you are like me you buy a mango at the store and then realize a week later that you still haven’t eaten it. Sometimes this results in a perfectly ripe, deliciously juicy snack. Sometimes I wait too […]
Jalapeño Lime Simple Syrup to spice up your life or, at the very least, your drink. Subtly sweet citrus simple syrup with just a bit of heat, this won’t punch you in the face with hot but may give a playful slap. No red mark. Use it to make an easy tequila cocktail or in […]
Celebrate Pi day with Pie. Melty meringue spiced with just a hint of Garam Masala baked over a creamy kiwi lime filling that is tart and sweet and perfectly complemented by a gluten-free graham cracker crust. I’ve had pie on the brain perhaps because 3.1415 was about as far as I ever took to memorize […]
I had every intention of posting a holiday specific post. Something sweet. Something heart-shaped. But that would be a lie.