In some ways, the Pimm’s Cup is Britain’s answer to America’s sherry cobbler, given its scant alcohol content and flashy garnish game.
One-Bottle Cocktail: El Gallito
This rare treasure, an umami-rich sweet-salty-smoky chipotle number, balances juicy pineapple with grassy green cilantro. It straddles the line between sweet and savory: a handful of cherry tomatoes tamps down the fruity flavor without pushing the drink into full-on Bloody Mary territory.
The Moscow Mule is all about the ginger beer, so use a pungent brand with a lot of kick in this classic cocktail. The drink is called a mule, after all.
Champagne Mango Martini
After hearing Faith and Carole Peck rave on a recent show about the deliciousness of the champagne mangoes now in season, I was inspired to make a mango martini. First I peeled a mango and tossed it into a blender with a few tablespoons of turbinado sugar and about 1/3 cup of water, and puréed […]
Thai Quinoa Meatballs
These meatballs are jam–packed with Thai-inspired flavors and come in a bite–size portion. Serve atop carrot noodles with peanut sauce for a hearty meal that’s bursting with flavor.
Key Lime Pie Cocktail
Just back from Key West, and I’m so crazy for Key Lime pie, I decided to make a drinkable “cocktail” version of it. Matt learned how to make Morir Soñando while studying abroad in the Dominican Republic— basically an icy milk and lime juice beverage, so I knew it could be done! —Alex Province