Brian’s Triple Raspberry Treat

Brian’s Triple Raspberry Treat

Yesterday I posted a cookbook review for Skinny Sippers, a volume of cocktail recipes with a twist [no pun intended]. Each of the recipes in Skinny Sippers gives you a lovely cocktail in under 150 calories. The recipes are dotted with ideas for using fruit, fruit and...
Red Velvet Cake Roll from Flo Braker

Red Velvet Cake Roll from Flo Braker

  “What do you think of this?” Suzen showed me a picture. Quite an attractive picture. “You know I’m color blind,” I said. “Blue-green. Not red. You don’t run red lights.” “Not with you in the car,” I said. “So? What do you think?” “I think it’s spectacular.”...
Raspberry Shrub Syrup and Beverage

Raspberry Shrub Syrup and Beverage

  Man goes into a bar. [Sorry, for timing reasons it has to be a man.] The bar is in New York City. The man pulls his stool up to the edge of the bar. Sawdust shuffles as the stool legs scrape along the floor. The bartender, large and flush, says, “What’ll you...
Jammy Dodgers

Jammy Dodgers

Tuition for my first year of college, at a good private school in Portland, cost $800. You may deduce that I wasn’t born yesterday. By the time I graduated, it cost $1500. I got a great education. I was a physics major who minored in Russian. Look at me now. Tonight,...