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.
Sarah Henry hails from Sydney, Australia, where she grew up eating lamingtons, Vegemite, and prawns (not shrimp) on the barbie (barbecue). Sarah has called the Bay Area home for the past two decades and remembers how delighted she was when a modest farmers' market sprouted in downtown San Francisco years ago. As a freelance writer Sarah has covered local food people, places, politics, culture, and news for the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, California, San Francisco, Diablo, Edible East Bay, Edible Marin & Wine Country, and Berkeleyside. A contributor to the national food policy site Civil Eats, her stories have also appeared in The Atlantic, AFAR, Gilt Taste, Ladies' Home Journal, Grist, Shareable, and Eating Well. An epicurean tour guide for Edible Excursions, Sarah is the voice behind the blog Lettuce Eat Kale and tweets under that moniker too.
Sarah Henry's Latest Posts
Berkeley’s public schools are dealing with dramatic cuts to its garden and cooking program. Prior to a fundraiser for the program, Sarah Henry talks with a culinary instructor about what that means for students and staff.
Tara Duggan, author of Root to Stalk Cooking, shares tips, recipes, and advice on making the most of produce odds and ends with BAB’s Sarah Henry. Candied fennel, anyone?
The author of True Brews shares her homebrewing habit with BAB’s Sarah Henry. Watermelon-Mint Soda anyone?
In The New Persian Kitchen Louisa Shafia draws on her Iranian heritage to create modern flavors with Old World charm. Shafia talks dried limes and sumac with BAB’s Sarah Henry.
Berkeley public schools are in danger of losing their gardening and cooking classes due to federal funding cuts. Sarah Henry reports on how that community is trying to save their edible education program.
The bubbly voice behind the blog Sodium Girl has a new cookbook. Sarah Henry talks with Jessica Goldman Foung about finding flavor outside the salt shaker.
A Cuban-American Chez Panisse chef talks about her recent trip to Cuba as part of a culinary diplomacy tour in a story by BAB’s Sarah Henry.
Self-described Jesus freak Sara Miles, who runs The Food Pantry at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco, explains to Sarah Henry why she feels compelled to feed people in need.
Kim O’Donnel, author of The Meat Lover’s Meatless Celebrations, dishes with Sarah Henry about serving a fun, festive holiday feast without the beast.