summer drinks

Travel-Friendly Pimm's Cups

Travel-Friendly Pimm's Cups

Sometimes you really want a strong drink on the go. And unless you're really, really desperate, most of the pre-made cocktails on the market are undrinkable (there are a few exceptions, but we'll get into those later).  A couple summers ago I had the idea of making Pimm's Cups on a Metro North train ride while en route to visit my boyfriend's family in CT. Alexandra and I firmly believe that the little things in life that are worth celebrating, and so leaving working early that Friday afternoon and shoveling through throngs of sweltering people in Grand Central warranted something tasty to sip on.

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Cheap and Easy Cold Brew Coffee

Cheap and Easy Cold Brew Coffee

When it's 90 degrees and humid, the only thing that will make me crankier than going outside is is going outside uncaffeinated. And as much as I like the ritual of going to a favorite coffee place for an iced brew and pastry, the amount of money that I have spent on coffee over the last few years is probably enough to cover my MBA tuition. (Slight exaggeration, but actually the iced stuff isn't cheap.) So last year in an attempt to offset bad moods and my impending grad school debt, I started experimenting with making my own cold brew. 

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