Drinks

cherry-basil soda

We are cherry-besotted around here. People, we haven’t had much of a summer. Right now, as I stare out the window while waiting for the words to appear, I see a grey sky before me.…

silly for strawberries

Some of you might remember that 1970s commercial for sugary cereal: “I’m cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs!” That’s how we feel right now. We’re senseless for strawberries in June. I miss strawberries all year long. A sweetness far…

how this food connects us

Most of my best food experiences come from random happenstance, it seems. Yesterday, while I was buying my daily venti drip coffee for the Chef at the beginning of his shift, I talked to my favorite…

a sad confession

blackberries, originally uploaded by shaunaforce. I did a bad thing. I bought blackberries. Oh, there’s nothing wrong with blackberries. In fact, there’s everything right with them. Nothing can match the full-on explosion of sweet tartness, warm…