Snack Recipe: Spinach Dip Wontons

I’ll admit it- I’m a snack fiend, but I swear it’s not my fault. I come from a family of grazers, as in, we eat a little of a lot of things all day long. As I’ve become more of an adult so have my tastes, and I...

No Excuse, Easy Lunches for Work

I hate packing for lunch at work. Well, I should clarify. I hate making the meal the Sunday before that I can take during the week. Not only does it usually cut into my normal dinner prep a bit much, but often ...

From Portugal to India: Vindaloo

After living in India for a while, one would notice the European influence in India. One would really appreciate their past presence over the Indian state of Goa, a once Portuguese ruled province. Somewhere aft...

New Years Recipe: Black Velvet

While I would like to think that everyone is a spirits lover, I know this is not true, so searching and testing long and hard, let's make sure the beer lovers in our groups don't get left behind at New Years. T...
Masala Chai

The Humble Masala Chai

In the recent decade masala chai has spread from the heart of the Indian subcontinent to the rest of the world. Though thought of as a fancy, 'exotic' and classy beverage in the west, it remains a bare necessit...

A New Classic Cocktail: Aviation

For the past few months, my shelf has housed this beautiful bottle of Hendrick's gin that I have only used for gin and tonics.  While the classics can be delicious, I wanted to bring this piney spirit to anothe...