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Entries from the ‘Drinks’ Category

5 Twists on Hot Chocolate

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This week has been chilly, to say the least. We love to warm up with a rich cup of hot chocolate—here are a few ways to spruce up the traditional recipe. Sprinkle with peppermint candies. Top with toasted marshmallow cream. Add cardamom and vanilla bean. Stir in peanut butter. Infuse with cinnamon. Tweet

New Year’s Eve Champagne Cocktails

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New Year’s Eve is next week, so it’s time to stock up on bubbly for the midnight toast! While I love the tradition of a glass of champagne, I want to try something new to ring in 2014. Below are a few holiday cocktails from around the web that include my favorite sparkling beverage, but with [...]

Links We Loved This Week

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Living staffers are getting ready to make the long trek home to see family or cozying up in the city for a relaxing break. Here are a few links to peruse during your time off. We hope you have a wonderful holiday season with family and friends! Put a little extra flair into your holiday [...]

Wednesday Wine Night

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No matter how much you love your job, the workweek can seem long. That’s why my friends and I devised a plan to break up our mid-week blues with Wednesday Wine Nights! Each guest brings a bottle of wine and a carefully selected cheese and convenes for an evening of catch-up. Even though we are [...]

Is This Your #BestSummerEver?

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Over the last few weeks, we’ve asked you, our fabulous readers, to live your #BestSummerEver and share your experiences with us on Twitter and Instagram. We’ve received hundreds of beautiful and creative submissions. @redworldstudio’s buckets of bright red cherries caught our eyes immediately–summer produce at its very best! Look through our #BestSummerEver gallery for more of our favorites. And [...]

California Week: Santa Barbara Area

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This week, Living‘s executive editor (and resident travel expert), Yolanda Edwards, is hosting California Week on her blog, Travels With Clara. Check back here every day for Yolanda’s favorite spots along the California coast, and head over to her blog for even more photos. After our quick trip in LA, we headed up the coast to visit our dear friends [...]

Franny’s Cover to Cover

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If you live in or around or have visited New York City, you’ve likely been to Franny’s in Brooklyn. If you’re into cooking seasonal food from local ingredients, chances are you’ve seen or own the new cookbook Franny’s: Simple Seasonal Italian (if not, order it immediately). The amazing cocktails and the perfectly flavored yet beautifully [...]

Summer Cocktail 2013: The Botanical

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Last week we asked readers for help in coming up with a cocktail for this summer. It was hard work mixing and tasting the different suggestions, but, well, someone had to do it, and we’re nothing if not thorough. We decided on the Botanical Spritzer (which we shortened to “the Botanical”), submitted by reader Kristina. We [...]

Wisdom Wednesdays

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For more than 20 years, the test kitchen has been the birthplace of the recipes found throughout the pages of Martha Stewart Living, and along the way, the food department has amassed a wealth of easy recipes and time-saving techniques. To say the least, our food experts know a good idea when they see one. Working [...]

Whatcha Drinking this Summer?

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We were all about the Negroni last summer. They’re really everything you want in a cocktail—refreshing, not too sweet, easy to make. We were tempted to keep on mixing them right through this summer, but, well, you know what they say about variety…. We’d love to know what you’re drinking, and whether you can help [...]