Month: May 2011

Watermelon Cooler

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cocktails / In the Bar

I woke up this morning in the pink. Peonies, bubble gum, flamingos, preppy handbook PINK. This refreshing cocktail, made with vodka, although more Wonka than Warsaw will put you in the PINK too! Watermelon Cooler 3 TBS watermelon vodka (recipe follows) 1 tsp granulated sugar 1/4 cup watermelon dice 1/2 lime 2 mint leaves tonic water ice Place watermelon, mint, sugar and lime in the bottom of a highball or old fashioned glass. Muddle until […]

Caramel Cake

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cakes / desserts & sweets / In the Kitchen / On the Road / travelogue

Warm and sticky. Like a rainbow lolly half eaten, forgotten in the crease of the car seat. Three showers a day couldn’t keep me felling fresh. Add to it a severe case of chiggers; itchy feet with my face swollen to near paralysis, and you find yourself smack dab in the middle of one of my favorite food moments. Mississippi 2010–My Husband’s Family Reunion I had been obsessed about caramel cake since reading about Minnie’s […]