Archive for July, 2014

¬† Try this refreshing cocktail with a little kick on a hot afternoon. The lime cuts the sweetness of the cherry and the pepper gives it a welcome bite. Black Cherry Black Pepper Rickey Ingredients: Black Cherry Black Pepper¬†Soda Syrup Gin Juice of 2 limes 2 maraschino cherries Ice Soda water Instructions: Put ice into […]


It’s that time of year again — fresh fruit is abundant and lazy Saturdays require a tall cool drink. I developed this recipe because I wanted to experiment with cutting the sweetness of cherry with the spice of black pepper. Try this non-alcoholic drink or a version of a lime rickey that uses the syrup. […]


I recently had chia seed pudding at a terrific restaurant in San Francisco and was totally smitten. I love the stuff! It is healthy and light, but filling and satisfying. It is amazing to see the story of the chia seed in the United States: it evolved from a gag gift to a highly trendy […]


creamy corn dip

01Jul14

This recipe was inspired by another recipe that was inspired by Mexican corn on the cob, or elote. I love elote. The tanginess of the lime and the crema, the saltiness of the cotija cheese, the spiciness of the hot sauce and the sweetness of the corn is the perfect combination. I wanted to bring […]