Pumpkin Spice Latte


As John Oliver said, we tolerate pumpkin spice because we like fall. Fall is the best season because we get to stop thinking about how weird our legs look in shorts. The Huffington Post said pumpkin spice is the gateway drug of autumnal pumpkin edibles. I say, it’s amazing how polarizing a coffee beverage can be…. [Read More]

The Perfect Bloody Mary


We took Joe’s mom Nancy to the St. Regis this week for high tea. We’re so fancy. They have a lovely tea service. But the St.Regis is also known for something else. The Old King Cole bar …which is the birthplace of the Bloody Mary. In those days, no one liked the name “Bloody Mary”… [Read More]

Blackberry Pisco Sours


Drinking Pisco reminds me of some fun times I had in Peru. Macchu Picchu and Salkantay Trek.  And some times that were not as fun.  Like, trying to kill the bugs that are circling you 24 hours a day with dry shampoo. And then having them seek their revenge. Camping. Just camping. Finding a monkey in… [Read More]

Jalapeno Watermelon Vodka Granitas


We always keep infused vodka in the house. Not milk, eggs, or bread but always infused vodka. Mom. I know that makes you so proud. Jalapeno is my favorite. Of course you could just buy Jalapeno vodka. But that would take away the fun of enjoying your favorite cocktail 45-60 days from the time you… [Read More]

Lillet Rose Cocktail


You have to be pretty secure in your manhood to drink this cocktail. Here is how I know…. Edible flowers.                           But don’t eat them.  They taste like…. Non-edible flowers. This drink is delicious. And easy. As long as you have edible flowers… [Read More]

Mango-Mezcal Palomas with Chile Lime Cashews


This cocktail is amazing. Plus it gives you something to do with all of your extra bottles of Mezcal. Oh, you don’t have that problem? Awkward. Let’s keep this between us.   Mango-Mezcal Paloma with Chile Lime Cashews Ingredients 1½ slices lime Chile Salt Ice Cubes 2 oz tequila 1½ oz mescal 1 oz mango… [Read More]