Popcorn for your next movie night By Rebekah Peppler/Jan. 11, 2012 9:45 pm EST The time-honored French lemon-and-brown-butter sauce known as beurre meunière often dresses steamed vegetables and sautéed fish. At San Diego’s Saltbox Dining & Drinking, chef Simon Dolinky uses it to transform the cinema-house favorite: popcorn. Add a squeeze of lemon juice and herb-laden

Photo by creaturecuisine Makes 3 quarts Author Notes This spicy ice cream was inspired by the chai I was taught to make by old employers of mine. This was before chai was everywhere. They made it for their whole family a few times a day. I kept asking them “What is this awesome drink called?”

Sunny Weather (Beltempo) Regardless if dad, grandpa or another significant fatherly figure first became a proud papa at the turn of the century, or in 2013, there’s a drink for each and every one of them. Dad may have not understood our obsession loudly blasting Rihanna’s Umbrella on repeat in 2007, but it likely made him

Pink Ginger Lemonade Chef Parten says, “This drink is so pretty and refreshing! If you can’t find currants, you can substitute cranberries.”Recipe excerpted from The Center for Discovery cookbook Feeding the Heart: Recipes, Flavors and the Seed to Belly Philosophy of the Department of Nourishment Arts. 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 cup granulated sugar pinch of sea salt

Why It Works Stirring a cocktail with ice adds water to dilute the drink. Since this cocktail is chilled in a big batch, that water is added as an ingredient before chilling.Making cocktails in advance allows guests to serve themselves. Old Fashioned cocktails, made with bourbon or rye, are great for making a big batch

Photo by James Ransom Makes about 12 ounces Author Notes Aside from pumpkin pie, fallen leaves, and football games, nothing says “fall” better than this autumnal shrub. If you’re buying from a farmers’ market, make the farmer happy and go for bruised or otherwise marred apples. You might get a discount on your purchase, and

Dirty Root Beer Float This dirty root beer float is far too delicious not to slurp down and thoroughly enjoy. It’s heavily boozed up, but the sting of the alcohol is tamed down by the addition of ice cream and root beer. It makes the perfect girls night drink — provided everyone at your get-together

Spiced Rum Cider Stay warm all day with a cozy spiced rum cider. The fragrances of apple, cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg are what the season is all about, so this is the perfect accompaniment to dishes like candied yams, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and all the day’s desserts. Its low alcohol content makes it easy to

Peanut Butter, Banana, And Oat Smoothie This recipe serves as a great pre-workout morning meal. Peanut butter is packed with proteins and chia seeds are considered a complete protein, as they contain all of the essential amino acids that cannot be made in the body. Say hello to the day with this healthy drink that tastes like a milkshake!See

Peachy Keen Cocktail Nothing is more appropriate for an Oscars party than a cocktail that’s golden and bubbly, and this drink checks both those boxes. Fresh peaches and lime juice add a brightness and natural sweetness, which is balanced perfectly with a bit of zesty ginger.This recipe is courtesy of Santa Margherita. 1 bottle prosecco