Dark & (Tropical) Stormy Cocktails

I love ginger beer. It’s a little spicy, it’s tangy, it’s got great carbonation and it’s pretty refreshing. So naturally, I’m a big fan of Moscow mules. I’ve also grown to love the Dark & Stormy, a combination of ginger beer, rum and lime. When I discovered Plantation Pineapple Rum Stiggins Fancy (learn a bit more…

Blueberry Almond Waffles

Weekends, or in this particular case, canceled classes, mean waffles. In college, waffles have been a saving grace for me, as they’re pretty simple and cheap to make, but offer a feeling of comfort, luxury, and overall hominess. For this recipe, I used Melissa Clark’s Easy Weekend Waffles recipe as a base to customize from….

Blood Orange Margaritas

Inspired by National Margarita Day last week (Feb. 22 in case you want to mark your calendars for next year), I decided to make use of some clearance produce at my local grocery store — blood oranges. Blood oranges are in season from December through May, so they’re a great winter citrus to brighten up…

Make Your Own Iced Dirty Chai

Now that it finally feels like spring here in Fort Collins, my craving for iced coffeehouse beverages has begun. I’ll be spending my first summer here while I work and take extra classes, (maybe intern as well), and I’ve already begun experimenting with caffeinated iced drinks to get me through my 7:30 a.m. typography class…