Category: Food & Drink

Sangria for a Crowd

This may be the summer of sangria. In the past two weeks I’ve whipped up three batches for three different events. It’s easy, everyone loves it, and it’s a good way to use up that fruit approaching overripe status. This recipe serves a crowd, but could easily be paired down for a smaller gathering. Soaking the fruit in brandy overnight gives it a little extra punch, but I’ve also let it soak for only a few hours and the difference wasn’t noticeable.  Mason ...

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Chipotle Shrimp Tacos with Guacamole, Corn Salsa, Pickled Red Onions & Sriracha Mayo

This is not a 30 minute meal. This is a sip a margarita while you make your own salsa and guacamole and pickle some red onions and half-listen to/watch the Real Housewives of [Insert City Here] kind of meal. You could speed things up by a) not making your own salsa, b) not making your own guacamole, c) not pickling the onions, or d) leaving off the sriracha mayo, but then you’d miss out on the absolute magic that is the completed dish. So be leisurely. Sip a blackberry-mint margarita. And ...

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Vegan Banana Bran Muffins

This past January, my husband and I attempted our annual cleanse. I say “attempted,” because each year we get to day 10 and we eye each other and our fully stocked bar and just can’t resist a glass or wine (me) or a Manhattan (him).  But by cleanse day 7, I was feeling pretty good. Amazing really. Days 2-4 were my own personal hell, especially that one client dinner at a burger joint when I ordered a black bean burger without a bun or cheese and a side salad while ...

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