Contemporary Aguas Frescas from Food52

It’s been a busy summer here in nyc!  Selling flowers, having bbqs, marching in parades and hanging out with family and friends! I’ve been happy and havin’ fun running around the city for the past two months with my adorable little brother, who’d been sleeping on our couch! Now that he’s back fishin’ and writing poetry in Olympia, WA I … Continue reading

Las Bebidas: Agua de Yerba Buena (Mint Water)

Minty fresh! Maybe it’s a little bit of curandera in me or maybe it’s just the summer heat, but there’s something about drinking mint water that makes my mouth and spirit feel oh-so-clean. For centuries Curanderos and abuelitas (“grandmothers”) across the Americas have used this herb to cure a variety of stomach illnesses and spiritual … Continue reading