Playlist included Mr. Sun, by Kina Granis.
Several years ago, before Cherub was born, I bought my mother a fig tree. For years she had longed for a tree like the one that grew in the backyard of the little house in Austin where she raised her two little girls. She always loved feeding me peeled figs when I was tiny and… Read More Persephone’s Drinks Cabinet | Fig Margarita
Get some food people together and you can come up with some pretty tasty ideas. At dinner recently, my friend Bethia pointed out how flowery Kate‘s sage plant was and plucked a few of the purple blossoms for us to pop in our mouths. Our eyes widened and we were immediately smitten with the surprisingly… Read More Persephone’s Drinks Cabinet | Sage Flower Sangria
Sometimes, you just want a little cocktail, but only have a few things in the fridge or pantry. This is perfect drink for those times. We seem to almost always have a lime or a knob of ginger lying around as I’m always making Asian noodles of one sort or another. Tried and true, this… Read More Persephone’s Drinks Cabinet | Candied Ginger Vodka Gimlet
Playing in the backyard with Cherub this afternoon, I couldn’t help but admire the rhubarb plant that’s seriously taken off. I’ve watched it daily from my kitchen window, but from that vantage point, I had no idea just how much was ready for harvesting. Cherub and I picked four large stalks (for a total of… Read More Persephone’s Drinks Cabinet | The Rhubarb Middleton
On the leftover nights, I don’t really bother with buying a bottle of wine. (Although one would have gone marvelously with the leftover crab rollatini and lettuces with ume plum and blood orange vinaigrette.) Instead, I mix up a couple of cocktails for Hades and me. And in a lovely turn of events, I wound… Read More Persephone’s Drinks Cabinet | Blood Orange Nocturne