The world is tumultuous, but the seasons still turn. Over these last few weeks of quarantine, we have watched our forest bloom, leaves unfurl, and local wildlife (Black Bears! Deer! Foxes! Quail!) seem to all be waltzing through our yard….
(Whisky & Cara Cara Orange Cocktail) Like many New Englanders, I consider myself plenty hardy. Cold temperatures in winter? A little ice & sleet? No problem. A dip in the ocean on a Maine beach in May, when the water…
Elderflower Champagne Cocktail
Getting out of town has turned into such a rare pleasure these days. Gone are the seat-of-the-pants trips ‘up North’, or the chance to throw a change of clothes into an overnight bag and take the road less traveled….
A Study in Gin; Gin & Tonics
I have never been a huge fan of gin. In fact, I would go so far as to say that I tried my darndest to avoid it. All of the brands I had tried were harsh and unpleasant, with a…