Summer's sweetest fruit is perfect when you simmer it in a heady bourbon syrup and pack it into jars. Spoon these peaches and syrup over vanilla ice cream, sweetened sour cream, waffles, or pancakes. Download the label.
Skip the green food coloring. We've raised the bar for Saint Patty's Day desserts. These blondies are enriched with Irish coffee-inspired flavors -- ground coffee in the batter, whiskey in the sugar glaze. And you don't have to pull out the heavy stand mixer: A bowl and a wooden spoon will do.
Our contributors know a thing or two about imbibing: Anne Becerra was the first woman in New York to become a certified cicerone (a.k.a. beer sommelier); the Hella Bitter boys run a successful bitters brewing company and cocktail brand; Sarah Tracey is an expert at City Winery New York; and that's only naming a few! Here are their suggestions on what to drink during the hot summer months.
Our Bloody Marys look different, but all three use traditional ingredients -- tomato juice, vodka, Worcestershire sauce, hot-pepper sauce, and salt. Red, yellow, or orange tomatoes give each a unique hue.