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The idea for this cocktail was inspired by the warm summery weather Seattle’s been enjoying, plus the beautiful green tarragon growing in our herb bed. After Melanie came home from a long weekend day at work, nothing sounded more refreshing … Continue reading
It’s official. Churchkey is the summer beer of the Seattle Foodshed. This light, easy-drinking pilsner has a lot going for it – A Seattle-Portland pedigree, a low alcohol content for summer sipping, and some pretty unique (new school/old school) packaging.
Summer and peaches go together so perfectly. And, right now thyme is flowering away in the garden. Sounds like a summertime cocktail, if we ever heard of one!
Looking for a light, cool cocktail to enjoy in your summer garden? These Champagne cocktails with St. Germain and fresh mint are a light, bubbly, delicious revelation. They are also super easy cocktails to make, which is handy when you … Continue reading
Tonight we’re headed to the south of France. Not on British Airways like the long weekend in Brussels – just here in our kitchen, preparing a french dinner, and thinking a tad longingly of Nice. (If we can’t have Nice, … Continue reading
Whenever we visit my sister Ruth, she always has at least one new food item for us to try. (And usually a lot more.) This visit, it’s a soda company called Fentimans. They make their soda by brewing and fermenting … Continue reading
When we heard this recipe for glogg on NPR, we were intrigued. The drink uses a Swedish alcohol called aqua vit. Melanie came back from Sweden with two bottles of aqua vit, and we were wondering what to do with … Continue reading
If you like gazpacho with vodka, this is your drink. And that’s a good thing. This recipe is an iteration on a New York Times recipe, and courtesy of the very inspired Kelly Sutter. Kelly, if you want adults to … Continue reading
Dry Fly is distilled here in Washington, and it’s amazing. The watermelon was grown in Hermiston, Oregon, and it’s pretty dang good, too. Squeeze 1/4 lime into a glass, along with some of the lime pulp. Add a shot of … Continue reading