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 May 14th, 2007
Every Mother’s Day, my family gathers in a park in Long Beach and has a raucous celebration of mothers, family, and food. It started over 20 years ago when my godmother and her sister used to go out to a local park early and stake out spots for us. I would go with them sometimes, […]
Anthony Bourdain hit the nail on the head in his iconic book Kitchen Confidential, when he said, “pastry chefs are the neurologists of the kitchen.” We like things just so, and will stop only at premeditated murder, to make sure it stays this way. We are organized to the point of scary, and we guard […]