Everyone loves to clink a green drink on St.
Patrick’s Day. I enjoy color-coded cocktails and party-themed sips as much as
the next gal, but it still has to taste
good. To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, you
could simply add a little green food coloring to your beer — or you could
recognize you are no longer a college co-ed and toast the day with this classic
green cocktail instead.
Forget the beer for a second — let's talk about the very cool, very well-designed beer labels that adorn many of our favorite beers. Sometimes it seems like breweries put as much work into creating a beautiful label as they do into the beer itself! Do you ever save these bottles for their labels?
With winter still dragging its heels a bit, I thought that it would be nice to open a big box of sunshine. With that in mind I have put together a mixed case of sunny California wine. This mixed case should serve to highlight both the diversity of wine regions within California as well as the multitude different grapes grown. More
At my last desk job, I dedicated an entire drawer to tea and tea-making paraphernalia. In fact, I consider tea an essential office supply, right alongside pens and staplers. Here are five kinds of tea that are helpful to have on hand, from morning and afternoon pick-me-ups to preparing for a meeting, de-stressing, and soothing the stomach after lunch. More
As we close off Breakfast Week here on The Kitchn, I couldn't help but share this brilliant setup for all you morning espresso lovers. Elsie (of the blog A Beautiful Mess) has a much-loved espresso machine and a tiny kitchen. But when she could no longer afford to give up precious counter space to her beloved machine, she came up with pretty swell solution. Move over, cocktail carts. She just stole your idea and made it better! More
At my house we have a sleek little Nespresso machine and an older, heavy Italian model that belongs to my boyfriend, Sam. Both have prime real estate on the counter: Sam uses his almost exclusively; I use mine almost exclusively. He calls my espresso "faux'spresso," insisting it doesn't taste as good and lamenting the fact that the pods are so wasteful. In a way, I agree. And yet, I wouldn't have it any other way. More