Cuisine Category Archives

Daily Wardrobe:

This spring break I relied on easy dressing for all of my adventures with the kids.  This entailed pieces that are layerable, fashionable sneaks and materials that breathe (read that as cotton tops and jeans with lots of holes!).  I’ve especially been living in my boyfriend jeans, even of the white variety.  We spent a lot of time downtown.  We visited Washington Market Park (a …

Button Up Or Down:

When I’m running around the city all day (read that as jumping on several subways, trains, walking miles), it’s hard for me to wear thick knits or lots of layers.  The more running I’m doing the hotter I get, so I tend to choose a basic button-down that has ventilation and isn’t bulky.  My go-to lately is a denim shirt that I can accessorize in whatever way …

Cool Mess, Hot Idea:

At my core I’m a city girl and take any opportunity to bring my family in for a trip, no matter how quick it may be.  Last weekend we decided to head over to the UES to check out all the Cool Mess hype.  After seeing friends’ photos on Instagram, and not really knowing what it was, except that involved ice cream, we tested it …

Skinny Cocktails:

My cocktail of choice usually involves tequila.  I’m partial to the flavor and I love mixing it to create a complex taste. Casamigos is my top pick of blending tequila as of late.  I recently experimented with some light cocktails that have all the flavor, minus the calories.  The winner that I couldn’t get enough of replaced agave nectar (as seen in the recipe below) with …

Spooktacular Cocktail:

How cool is this Halloween cocktail? I stumbled upon this on Domino  and thought it had not only Halloween potential but also Thanksgiving.  I’ll be hosting the holiday this year and this is top on my list to recreate. 1oz Galliano Ristretto 1 oz Bols Yogurt liqueur 0.75 oz Bols Pumpkin Spice 0.25 oz Carrot juice 0.5 oz Galliano L’Autentico 0.5 oz Bourbon DIRECTIONS Bols Pumpkin …