Sujonggwa- Persimmon Punch

I’m pretty sure that this punch is popular year round in Korea, but the first thing I thought of when I took a sip...

Ginger, Lemongrass and Thai Basil Sparkler

Despite my love of fun, non-alcoholic beverages (kombucha, tea, lemonade, hibiscus coolers, etc., etc.), I’m always dropping the ball when it comes to making...

Hello Detox- Part Deux

Yep, it’s that time of year again… time for me to get my semi-annual (more or less) cleanse/detox.  I just did some major closet...

Royal Tahiti Cocktail

When I said that I might throw in some tropical drinks to take me away Calgon-style, this is exactly what I envisioned.  It looks...

Buttermilk Pound Cake with Meyer Lemon Glaze

Remember when I sung the praises of Elizabeth Barbone’s gluten-free column at Serious Eats and told you I’d report back with other special finds? ...

Spicy and Sweet Ginger Lemonade

It’s been a little while since I’ve been on a ginger bender and I thought with the holidays coming up, it was the perfect...

Laban Al Loz- Fragrant Almond Milk with Orange Blossom Water

I generally pride myself on my ability to do menial and repetitive tasks but I will say that blanching almonds might just be my...

Vietnamese Pork Meatballs in Lettuce Cups

Here's a fun, quick little recipe using those Vietnamese pork meatballs I posted last week.  The traditional recipe includes rice noodles in these little...

Chanh Muối- Quick Salty Limeade

Before my trip to Vietnam I anxiously checked the weather reports on a daily basis.  I’d chosen to visit during the shoulder season, when...