Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Quick, no-bake, and cool
Ready for retro cool? Back in the day, parfaits were the “company” dessert. And why not? They look fancy, taste great, and are easy to make.
Best of all, you can serve them straight from the fridge, so they make the perfect end to a summer meal.
No need to worry about dessert for your next dinner party. Just chill out.
Posted by Kitchen Riffs at 8:30 AM 74 comments
Labels: Blueberries, Dessert, Ginger Snaps, Lemon, Whipped Cream
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The Paloma Cocktail
Mexico’s favorite tequila-based drink
Tequila based? You’re probably thinking Margarita. But in Mexico, the most popular cocktail is pronounced “La Paloma.”
The Paloma is a tall, cool sipper. That – plus great flavor – makes it perfect for fighting summer’s heat. With the weather we’re having in our part of the world, we need all the coolth we can get.
Bring on The Paloma. Por favor.
Posted by Kitchen Riffs at 8:30 AM 62 comments
Labels: Grapefruit, Lime, Tequila
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Summer White Bean and Vegetable Stir-Fry
A Mediterranean one-skillet dinner that’s quick, easy, and healthy
We’re enjoying summer’s bounty of vegetables and herbs in our part of the world. But the weather is unremittingly hot, so we don’t want to spend much time cooking.
Fortunately, we have stir-fry. It’s a quick and easy way to showcase almost any vegetable you can think of.
This dish takes only about 20 minutes total for prep and cooking. Stress-free weeknight dinner, anyone?
Posted by Kitchen Riffs at 8:30 AM 72 comments
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
The Salty Dog Cocktail
A refreshing drink for the dog days of summer
Hot enough for you? In our part of the world, it seems like August already. So we’re breaking out the most cooling drinks we know.
Nothing says refreshing like a citrus-based drink. In the Salty Dog, that means tart, tingling grapefruit juice. Plus, the drink’s salted rim adds even more tongue tingle.
And that’s no shaggy dog story.
Posted by Kitchen Riffs at 8:30 AM 66 comments
Labels: Gin, Grapefruit, Vodka
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