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A Simple Guide to Drinking Better Cocktails (And my Favorite Margarita!)

A Simple Guide to Drinking Better Cocktails (And my Favorite Margarita!)

I’ve drunk a lot of bad cocktails in my life. You know the type: watery, sugary, and reeking of cheap booze. In hindsight, I have no one to blame but myself; I rarely thought about what went into making a good cocktail, and I was […]

Cucumber Spears with Sumac Salt and Yogurt Ranch Dressing

Cucumber Spears with Sumac Salt and Yogurt Ranch Dressing

Author Margaret Visser describes salt as “the policeman of taste: it keeps the various flavors of a dish in order and restrains the stronger from tyrannizing over the weaker.” Until recently, I would have probably disagreed with Ms. Visser. To me salt was just… well, […]

Tuna Salad with Chipotle Mayo

Tuna Salad with Chipotle Mayo

Lunch is my Everest.  It doesn’t matter how carefully I plan or how much prep I do beforehand, I always end up having a sad bagel at least once a week. It’s even worse when I decide to pack my own lunch. For some reason, […]