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Rosemary-Blueberry Pie Ice Cream

Rosemary-Blueberry Pie Ice Cream

Can you believe that it’s almost August? Soon the days will get shorter and shorter, and cool winds will start blowing in. I’m definitely not ready for summer to be over yet, so I wanted to celebrate the season by making an ice cream that […]

Weekend Fun List July 17-23

Weekend Fun List July 17-23

Happy Saturday, everyone! This week’s list features some fun weekend projects, a couple of really good articles, my current cocktail crushes, and a mini recipe roundup for fresh summer salads. Weekend Projects As you probably noticed, I’ve stopped doing my usual “Movies and TV” list. […]

Three-Ingredient Cocktails: Two Variations on a Sour

Three-Ingredient Cocktails: Two Variations on a Sour

Today’s three-ingredient cocktail is actually two variations on one of the easiest and tastiest drinks you can make: the sour. The first variation is made with “guaro,” a traditional Costa Rican spirit that I’ll describe at length in the next section of this post. The […]

The Boozy Oyster’s Guide to London (Part II)

The Boozy Oyster’s Guide to London (Part II)

Welcome to the second installment of The Boozy Oyster’s Guide to London. In this post, you will find my favorite places to visit, recommendations for (mostly) non-touristy things to do, and some advice on what to pack. If you would like recommendations on where to […]

Rainbow Veggie Platter with Two Delicious Dips

Rainbow Veggie Platter with Two Delicious Dips

It’s officially too hot to cook. Seriously, I’m melting. Enter the humble veggie platter. It’s my go-to lunch or dinner when the temperature goes through the roof, and you can easily customize it to make the most of whatever summer produce you have available. Veggie […]

The Boozy Oyster’s Guide to London (Part I)

The Boozy Oyster’s Guide to London (Part I)

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of visiting London for the second time. During this visit, I had seven whole days to explore and eat and drink in this wonderful city. Like New York City, London is a place that draws you back […]

Three-Ingredient Cocktails: The Rhuberry Mezcal Paloma

Three-Ingredient Cocktails: The Rhuberry Mezcal Paloma

If you’ve read some of my previous posts, you know that I’m all about making the most of seasonal ingredients. This is how this rhubarb-raspberry Paloma came to be: I bought a ton of beautiful raspberries and rhubarb at the farmers market, and I needed […]

Weekend Fun List June 27-July 2

Weekend Fun List June 27-July 2

Happy Saturday, friends! I’ve spent the whole week sightseeing and hanging out with baby goats (long, wonderful story) in San Francisco. It’s been a great trip full of delicious food, but I’m looking forward to heading home and cooking for myself again. Check out what […]

Cherry Colada Popsicles

Cherry Colada Popsicles

I’m just going to say it: I like piña coladas but not getting caught in the rain. I mean what’s not like? Rum. Yes. Pineapple. Yes. Coconut. Yes. Rain. No. I also, however, like to mix things up a bit, and I thought that just […]

Weekend Fun List June 19-25

Weekend Fun List June 19-25

It’s finally warm in Washington! I know I will regret celebrating when we hit 90°, but it’s almost July and we’ve had such awful weather this year. I’m going to make the most of what could potentially be a brief warm spell by grilling, hiking, […]