What makes a better gift than DIY cocktail supplies? This kind of gift is cute, unique, and way more useful than another pair of hand-knit socks. Best of all, it’s surprisingly easy to make the components of one of my favorite cocktails, the Manhattan. Well, all of the components except for the rye whiskey. That one, I’ll leave to the experts.
Archive for January 11th, 2006
Laundry: time for contemplation. Nothing goes better with contemplation than tea, though perhaps it’s the other way around — does tea promote contemplation? Tea, apparently, promotes many things, packed as it is with antioxidants. Sipping my cup of smoky Lapsang Souchong from Farley’s as the clothes tumbled in their dryers, I could feel the health […]
We are just coming up on the end of fresh cranberry season. But if you’re like me, you probably have a bag or two stashed away in your freezer. On the other hand, if you’re the type who thinks cranberries are just for Thanksgiving, think again. Very Cranberry is a slim volume dedicated to broadening […]