Ever have one of those weekends that is defined by what you eat and drink? Ravaging wildfires, triple digit temperatures and air quality like a coal mine made L.A. a very inhospitable city these past few days, forcing us to spend most of our time indoors with cool refreshments. We worked our way from fresh fruit smoothies to crisp gin and tonics, each drink setting the tone during our self imposed house arrest.
Find of the Week
It didn't quite merit a call-out on my summer to-do list, but this season I'm committed to making more cocktails at home. At the top of my list is one of my favorite refreshing concoctions—the mint julep. Traditionally served in a stainless steel cup over a mound of crushed ice, ...read more