Bourbon Rickey

The Bourbon Rickey was the original Rickey before later giving way to the Gin Rickey in popularity. First created in 1883 at Shoomaker’s, a now defunct D.C…. Source:

Pan-Crisped Sausages

Watch Assorted sausages, such as chorizo, Lebanese-style, and Moroccan-style Assorted cheeses, such as farmhouse cheddar and aged Gouda… Source:

Add a Little Lemon Oil to Your Coffee

Hot coffee is not something I can even look at during the summer; it’s all iced coffee, sometimes even without cream because dairy gets more and more oppressive as the temperature climbs…. Source:

Perfect Picnic Pasta Salad

Cook the pasta in salted boiling water. Drain, and drizzle with a little olive oil to prevent sticking. Put aside to cool slightly. In a food processor, add the avocado, cucumbers, feta, half of the arugula, pesto, salt and lemon juice. Process until very smooth…. Source:

Quick and Easy French Toast

Beat egg, vanilla and cinnamon in shallow dish. Stir in milk. Dip bread in egg mixture, turning to coat both sides evenly…. Source:

Simple Drinks: Fernet and Coke

It was February, cold and snowy in the Northeast where I went to college—but not for me. I was in Argentina, ‘studying’: dancing every night, smoking cigarillos, and sipping on Fernet con Coca. Every night was balmy with tangos playing and mosquito haloed light bulbs on a string…. Source: