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Mr. 404 Cocktail
Thursday, March 17, 2022
3 min read

The Mr. 404 cocktail

The Mr. 404 Cocktail combines the bittersweetness of the Aperol with the delicate flowery taste of the elderflower liqueur – St. Germain. Together, it has a pale orange color and a light, slightly sweet taste that reminds me of grapefruit juice.
A Pimm's Cup
Sunday, July 10, 2016
2 min read

Pimm’s Cup – a British cocktail for sunny days

In honor of Andy Murray finally winning the Wimbledon trophy for the Brits this week, I’m making the official cocktail of Wimbledon, the quintessential English summer cocktail – The Pimm’s Cup. The Pimm’s Cup is a classic English “fruit cup”… a cool, refreshing long drink made of Pimm’s No. 1 tonic and a lemony or gingery soda and slices of lemon, orange and cucumber.
Tofu "Crab" Cakes
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
5 min read

Tofu Crab Cakes recipe

It's summer and some of the classic tastes of the season derive from our memories of trips to the beach. Fried clams, fresh oysters, shrimp boils, lobster rolls. Seafood evokes the smell of the ocean and the feel of the…

Pegu Club Cocktail
Friday, April 4, 2014
3 min read

Pegu Club Cocktail

Like many classic gin cocktails, the Pegu Club Cocktail has its origins in the British Colonial Empire. The cocktail was named after the original Pegu Club in Rangoon, Burma - part of the British Empire during Victorian times and now, independent present-day Myanmar.
Dandelion Greens
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
6 min read

Eating Dandelion greens – the bitter, delicious truth

Foraging and cooking dandelion greens is a Southern tradition from way back. It's very much a part of the Appalachian Scots-Irish tradition of picking "potherbs" to serve as a salad or boiled up with a bit of salt pork. Especially in Spring, dandelions and other wild greens can be the first things to sprout in the yard, making them easy to forage.
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