Tag Archives: rum
Pina Coladas to take advantage of the joys of summer
So the mystery of how the mosquitoes were getting into the apartment in the first place was solved when I was taking a shower, watching one buzz purposefully up to the window screen, then continue, undeterred, straight through the mesh … Continue reading
The Wednesday Tipple – Dark and Stormys and Sharks
It was Shark Week, so we marked the occasion by watching Jaws, which, in case you haven’t seen it since you were a kid, has lost none of its terror. That is one bad-ass shark.
The Wednesday Tipple – Cherry Mojito
Do you ever find yourself looking at an apple and thinking: youâ€™re too perfect to be a real apple, you look like the apple in Snow White? Or at a pineapple and thinking: should I eat you, or would Chiquita … Continue reading
The Monday Treat – Bananas Foster Pancakes, Mardi Gras, Pancake Day and Bird Watching
It was a perfectly ordinary Saturday â€“ coffee, grocery shopping, manicure â€“ until the hawk showed up. Soaring down from the sky to perch in a tree opposite Morton Williams.
Pink Drinks for Valentines Day
I’m pretty much suggesting aÂ re-appropriationÂ of the celebration of romantic love for the purposes of celebrating really great girlfriends.Â I just think we’d have more fun.
The Wednesday Tipple â€“ Hot Buttered Rum
Hot buttered rum is a state of mind as much as it is a drink.
The Wednesday Tipple – Hamptons: take 2. With Long Island Ice Tea and Shrimp with Pesto Butter
If you are lucky enough to have a friend who has an uncle who has a house in the Hamptons, then there are certainly worse ways to spend an afternoon than floating around his pool on a noodle, and gossiping … Continue reading
The Wednesday Tipple – Blue Pina Coladas and Mango Wonton Bites
The weather in New York is hardly the semi tropical heat wave of last year, where my family celebrated my sisterâ€™s birthday at an out-door table in Pastis and walked along the Highline in our sandals. Nevertheless, circumstances have conspired … Continue reading
The Wednesday Tipple â€“ Banana Rum Smoothies and Tropical Coconut Chocolate Cup Cakes
What to wear on a very casual drink after work sort of date? Itâ€™s been the subject of much debate, ever since Sara plucked up the courage to re-connect with Sean, the guy who slept on her sofa after a … Continue reading