Making a Simple Margarita Recipe from Scratch (no mixes or syrups)

I stumbled onto this really excellent margarita recipe completely by accident. I was actually trying to recreate a recipe I found online because I was having guests over, but in my rush, I goofed the proportions. My guests exclaimed that they really liked the cocktail and I was surprised at how well it turned out.... Continue Reading →

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Ceviche Recipe

For those of you that don't know, ceviche is a dish made from shellfish or white, non-fatty fish and that uses no heat to cook the fish. Instead, the dish uses acid from fresh limes or lemons to cold cook the seafood. When done properly, the dish is a coolly refreshing combination of ocean and citrus. I've... Continue Reading →

Tequila Summer Shandy

Ever since my first trip to Paris with my buddy, Dirty, I always thought the idea of tequila flavored beer was just wrong. Mostly, this was due to purchasing a single can of "Desperados - Tequila Flavored Beer," from a convenience store in Paris. Needless to say, that decision was a regrettable one; however, I... Continue Reading →

Vodka Cucumber & Lime

I first had a variation of this drink called the "Cool Hand Cuke," at the Ashmont Grill in Dorchester, MA.  I then tried a much sweeter version called a "Dead Rise" at Legal C Bar in Dedham, MA.  Lastly, while waiting for the rest of my party to arrive at Fugakyu in Brookline, MA (that's... Continue Reading →

Simple and Authentic Hummus Recipe

Making hummus is more of an art than a science... At least that's what I was led to believe whenever I asked my mother for a solid hummus recipe.  Instead, the only knowledge I gained was about what was in hummus and what it should taste like.  Based on that, I had to just keep... Continue Reading →

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