Superfood Salad

from: People Magazine December 29, 2014 serves: 4-6 This is one delicious salad that may seem like a hot mess, but really all comes together in superfood harmony. I absolutely loved it! 1 1/2 cups quinoa (cooked according to package instructions, until al dente, then cooled) 1/2 cup toasted pecans 1/3 bunch basil, chopped 1/3 bunch […]

Cucumber Basil Mocktail

adapted from: Serious Eats makes: 1 mocktail In my opinion it’s hard to beat a well made cocktail, especially this time of year when you can muddle seasonal fruits and herbs for drinks like caipirinhas, smashes, and mojitos. However, sometimes a booze-free drink is in order. Perhaps you’re hosting a baby shower, you want a more hydrating drink but […]

The Bushwick Spice Trade

This cocktail is bright and citrus-y with a hint of heat at the end of the sip. It is delicious alone, or pair it with some fiery Asian takeout for a spicy Saturday at home. from: Shake makes: 2 drinks 6 ounces gin 4 cubes cane sugar 1 1/2 ounces fresh lemon juice 4 slices fresh ginger […]