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Food and Booze

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How To Make Mulled Wine: A Yummy, Boozy Treat To Warm Your Tummy

by AnnaOctober 19, 2010 Food and Booze

Mulled wine or glühwein or vin chaud: Whatever you like to call it, it’s delicious. I prefer glühwein because that’s the name they use in Berlin, where I first experienced this treat. It was late November, my BFF and I [...]

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A Girls’ Guide To Whiskey, Vol. 1: Getting Started

by LauraOctober 14, 2010 Food and Booze

What’s a nice girl like you doing with a drink like that?  A whiskey, when by all rights you should be fingering the stems of a lady-like sauvignon blanc. Or maybe a glass of water. ‘Cause it’s noon. On Sunday. [...]

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The Vegan Foodie: New York City Restaurants, Vol. 1

by CodySeptember 28, 2010 Food and Booze

Vol. 1 of the Vegan Foodie’s New York City Restaurant Guide is here to tackle the all-important special-occasion-meal.
Whether it’s your birthday, anniversary, graduation, or the celebration of another important milestone, you know you’ll want good ambiance and service, somewhere you [...]

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A checklist to keep you warm and toasty.

by AnnaSeptember 20, 2010 Accessories

Lead image from Louise Dungate Knitwear.
So fall and consequently, winter is upon us. Time for ruddy noses and icy toes. Some people don’t favor the colder months, but I’m a fan. Being a romantic sort, the colder months give me [...]

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Late-Summer Cocktails: Light, Sparkling and Easy on the Wallet

by LianaSeptember 7, 2010 Food and Booze

Since the Vegan Foodie is off on a vacation of Diddy-like proportions, I’ll be your vegan-eats-and-drinks pinch hitter. Although my diet consists largely of coffee, beer, and vegan snack products, I’m going rogue on you and discussing a topic important [...]

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Brew Your Own Beer: Success! My First Homebrew

by DianaAugust 30, 2010 Activities

As promised, I have brewed my own beer… and it’s delicious! It does not taste like soap! It’s a golden-red ale, super sparkling and foamy. Yum.
Quite a relief actually, because for the past few weeks I’ve been slightly concerned that [...]

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Brew Your Own Beer: First Steps

by DianaJuly 22, 2010 Food and Booze

About a year ago I tasted my friend’s pepper-infused homebrewed ale. It was one of the best beers I’ve ever had. I was impressed because I’ve tried so many home-brews that tasted like taste soy sauce. Or soap. Blech. But [...]

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My Favorite NYC Cupcake Joints: The Skinny on the Sweet

by KellyJuly 14, 2010 Editorial

I think everyone loves cupcakes. Its a no-brainer. Its something that comes in a huge variety of flavor combinations, decorated in all different ways, and you can just pick one up and pop it in your mouth with little fuss.  [...]

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The Vegan Foodie: Cookbooks

by CodyJuly 13, 2010 Food and Booze

This is a list of my favorite vegan cookbooks. It’s always difficult to know, when perusing the cookbook section at the bookstore, which cookbooks really have the best recipes. And by best, I mean both most delicious results, but also easy-to-follow [...]

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DIY Flavored Vodka, Rum, or Gin: Infuse Your Booze

by CodyJuly 8, 2010 Food and Booze

I love flavored booze, but I hate artificially flavored booze. And pretty much any flavored booze you buy at the liquor store tastes more like the candy version of that particular fruit than the fruit version of that particular fruit. [...]

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Popsicle Time! Make Your Own Icy Treats.

by CodyJuly 6, 2010 Food and Booze

The Beau and I recently registered for and received the Zoku Quick-Pop maker from Williams-Sonoma (as a 10 year anniversary present). At around $50, it’s a bit pricier than our old-fashioned plastic ditty, but, like the name suggests, it’s quick, [...]

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Homemade Maraschino Cherries And The Perfect Cocktail To Pop Them In

by AnnaJune 29, 2010 Food and Booze

The Fourth of July is upon us. Why not up the ante at the BBQ this year with a scmancy cocktail? That’ll show ‘em how it’s done. This tasty beverage is called The Aviation and in the video below, I [...]

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Side Dishes For The Perfect Picnic

by CodyJune 28, 2010 Entertaining

With 4th of July barbeque invitations rolling in, wouldn’t it be great to have some really great sides you can bring to take a load off your hosts as well as earn yourself some accolades? Never fear, OMFGstyle.com is here [...]

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The Vegan Foodie: “Cheese”

by CodyJune 15, 2010 Food and Booze

Welcome to the first installment of my newest, soon-to-be regular feature, The Vegan Foodie. Yes, I’m vegan (14 years and counting). And yes, I love food. Good food. I think more about what I eat than any non-vegan I know, [...]

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My Cosmopolitan Recipe, In Honor Of ‘Sex And The City 2′

by CodyMay 24, 2010 Food and Booze

The countdown has begun: Sex and the City 2 comes out this week… And I am ready! With a water bottle full of these fantastic cosmos ready to sneak into the movie theater with me! Take note that my cosmos [...]

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Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Y Ahora Celebramos con Muchas Margaritas.

by CodyMay 5, 2010 Food and Booze

Margarita mix is gross. Margaritas made with fresh ingredients are way more delicious… and you can even trick yourself into thinking you’re being healthy. So pass the chips.
Ingredients:

3 oz. Tequila (100% agave)
0.5 oz. orange flavored liqueur (Patron Citronage, Cointreau)
Juice of [...]

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The Key Lime Martini: The Key (Lime) to Happiness

by LauraApril 27, 2010 Food and Booze

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I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not the most recipe-inclined bird on the block.  I can bake the shit out of a lasagna…or throw a little peanut sauce on some ground turkey, wrap it [...]

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Vanessa’s 10 Minute Under $10 Vegan Chocolate Torte

by CodyApril 12, 2010 Food and Booze

Vanessa (our fantastic crafty contributor) was a dinner guest at my place a few months ago and she offered to bring dessert. When she said she was bringing a chocolate torte, I began to get concerned that she would be [...]

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Garlic Soup for Your Soul

by CaraMarch 18, 2010 Food and Booze

The clocks have moved ahead an hour and now we can’t wait for spring to er… well…. spring!
March can be unpredictable; it’s 60 degrees and sunny one day and the rainy and 37 the next. Garlic soup is a spring tonic [...]

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Bottom’s Up: The Apple Parsley Martini, The (Actually Tasty) Green Drink for St. Patty’s Day

by CodyMarch 17, 2010 Food and Booze

Green beer has its kitsch factor, but who actualy wants to drink it?
Not a fan of Irish whiskey, stout beer, or artificially colored anything, I set out to invent a new green drink worthy of St. Patty’s Day. The apple [...]

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