Mumbai Mule

Mumbai Mule

Strong and well-flavored, this cocktail came to me through a friend who made it last year at Thanksgiving. So this year, I decided to try it for our turkey day festivities. It was a hit! What my friend described at the time was a sort of a pumpkin-spiced cocktail, not...
Dark and Stormy

Dark and Stormy

On Her Majesty’s Yacht Now that we’re firmly into the new year, it seems that not much has changed from the last where the intriguing lifestyle of the royals is concerned. Not even the striking and demonstrations here in Paris seem to distract us much from the...
Pan-Roasted Duck Breast with Cherries

Pan-Roasted Duck Breast with Cherries

Still Time for Cherries! August is here! Much of Paris has emptied for the vacation season, but no matter where they’re spending their vacances, the French are still taking advantage of an extended cherry season. The fruit showed up late this year: with all the frost...