Cold Brewed Iced Coffee at Home

coffee beans

Coffee is one of the great loves of my life. Growing up, my dad drank it religiously. Black with sugar. One cup, two cups, three cups, alongside the Boston Globe. The few times I stole near-simmering sips with a devil-may-care attitude, I was left gargling a bitter, burnt acid.  Chock full o’Nuts will do that…

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Easy Summertime Pineapple Sangria


Last summer, my best Seattle friends threw me a paella party to celebrate my book deals. An incredible Spanish-style cookout. And of all the deliciousness, Barnaby’s sangria was my favorite part. Spanish tapas and brandied cherries followed closely behind. This is my inspired spin on his fruited, fizzy wine. I like to let it sit…

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