food and drink

A Delicious Winter Moscow Mule Recipe

winter cocktailLauren Kelp
This winter Moscow Mule recipe is a favorite of ours, with its mix of spicy ginger beer and sweet blackberries. Garnish with lime and mint for that picture-perfect finish! Ingredients: *yields one cocktail  8 ounces of ginger beer 1 1/2 ounces of vodka Juice from half a lime Tablespoon of muddled mint... read more

A Cheesy Jalapeno Corn Dip for Superbowl Sunday

Corn + jalapeños + cheese = the most dangerously addicting game-day snack. Ever. The best part about this recipe? It's a snap to put together! You won't regret making this Cheesy Jalapeño Corn Dip for Super Bowl Sunday! (Or maybe you will..) What You'll Need:  (Serves 6) 1 1/2 tablespoons butter 1 large garlic clove, finely... read more

Heat Up Your Valentine’s Day With This Spicy Margarita

margaritasLa Esquina
If you're looking to spice things up this Valentine's Day, well, we have the perfect cocktail recipe for you. Hailing from Manhattan's hotspot Mexican brasserie and taqueria, La Esquina, this cocktail is sure to heat things up. Called the "Pepino Diablo," this signature drink gets its name from its main ingredient, jalapeño infused... read more

Sweet and Spicy Super Bowl Wings Recipe

If you're looking for an alternative recipe to your typical hot wings you need to try these Sweet and Spicy Superbowl Wings Recipe. These oven-baked wings are perfectly crispy; made with sweet honey, soy, and sriracha -- make these for the big win! What You'll Need: (Serves 4) 2 pounds chicken wings... read more

15 Minutes With Cupcake Expert Alison Riede

alison riedecupcake expert
We don't know of anyone who doesn't love a freshly baked cupcake, so when we got the chance to sit down with Alison Riede, owner of Sugar Cat Studio and winner of Food Network's Cupcake Wars, we jumped at the opportunity. Riede began her career in surface pattern design, but has... read more

5 Must-Try Valentine’s Day Themed Cupcakes

chocolate cupcake and glass of red wine
Ah, Valentine's Day. A time for love, but also a time for eating tons of chocolate and various other sweet desserts! Since we are hardcore chocoholics, we are going to focus on the dessert side of this romantic holiday. We sat down with cupcake extraordinaire Alison Riede, author of Sweet, Savory, and Sometimes Boozy... read more

Honey & Rosemary Baked Brie

baked brie recipeLauren Kelp
If you love entertaining guests in your home, you know how stressful planning a dinner party can be. You're focused on serving a main course that everyone will salivate over, but what about the appetizers? A tasty appetizer can get your guests in the feasting mood, so before you whip up those pigs in a... read more

A Winter Stew Recipe

Warm up this weekend with a big pot of beef Winter Stew made with a medley of vegetables, red wine and fresh herbs. Remember the Garlic Bread Recipe from earlier this week? It's the perfect accompaniment to this dish!   What You'll Need:  (Serves 4-6) 1 tablespoon high-heat oil 2 pounds beef... read more

The Ultimate Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe

This dangerously delicious and addictive Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe is so easy to make at home which makes it the ultimate party food to serve your guests. In just 3 simple steps, and in under 30 minutes, you can have a batch of perfectly crunchy garlic bread made with shredded mozzarella cheese and fresh... read more

10 Bright Citrus Recipes to Beat the Dead-of-Winter Blues

Winter does have its perks believe it or not and we're not talking fresh powder perfect for skiing. Fresh citrus has a way of making even the darkest of winter days seem that much brighter. And during months where heavy, heart dishes reign supreme, a dash of sweet and sour citrus is a welcome addition — it's... read more
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