Tag Archives: orange
Steaming Bishops and the best scents of Christmas
Years ago a friend told me that this Steaming Bishop was his Grandmaâ€™s go-to Sunday night drink in winter. Apparently sheâ€™d get happy and tipsy and sing the rude words to Christmas Carols. Every time I drink one, thatâ€™s EXACTLY what I feel like doing. Continue reading
Jon’s Tattoo, and a summery duck salad with fresh orange
Jon and I recently went on a weekend excursion to Boston, when he took off his shirt to reveal – â€œOh God! What did you do to yourself! Oh GOD!â€ I said.
Sex on the beach â€“ and a trip to the Playboy Mansion
â€œI was covering a golf party at the Playboy Mansion,â€ said Rhett, casually. Rhett is a sketch writer, and son of infinitely awesome parents, naming-wise. Heâ€™d been interning at a paper in LA, he said, and had been sent out … Continue reading
Steaming Bishops and Unlikely Emails
â€œI was supposed to be singing a concert,â€ said my friend and choir colleague Theresa, â€œthen I got an email with the header: Cancelled, due to infidelity.â€
The Wednesday Tipple – Headless Horsemen, and a Headless Woman
Walking down the midway at the Sussex County Fair, you could hardly fail to notice the booth containing the Headless Woman.
The Wednesday Tipple – Campari cocktails, stuffed crispy olives and a dose of Deco glamour
Spring cleaning does have its benefits – Iâ€™ve recently inherited a feather cape from my mother in law who is heavily into organizing the cupboards.
Fancy Cranberry Confit
I love the Thanksgiving Day parade. I love the strangeness of seeing the giant figures floating over the buildings of the Upper West Side. But more than this, I love the night before the parade,when the balloons are inflated in … Continue reading
The Wednesday Tipple â€“ Satanâ€™s Whiskers, roasted pumpkin seeds and a lot of dogs in costumes
It was a fancy dress parade for dogs. In Tompkins Square park.
This dinner will get you laid â€“ 6 Menus for Valentines
Jonathan and I officially â€œdonâ€™t doâ€ Valentines Day. We will not be taken in by cards with kittens on them, or by Snoopy-themed chocolates. No set price menus including duck, a chocolate dipped strawberry and a swirl of raspberry coulis … Continue reading
This Dinner Will Get You Laid â€“ An Arabian Nights Feast – Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Lemons, Cous Cous with Pomegranates and Green Salad with Oranges
â€œIt may well have been the most depressing day of my entire life,â€ said the woman to her friend sitting next to me while water bubbled around our feet and manicurists took up their pumice stones and files with sadomasochistic … Continue reading