Everyday Meals

Hot Buttered RumChata

ActiveTime10 Mins Total Time: 10 Mins Yield: Serves 4 Here’s a creamy take on traditional buttered rum: Rumchata is a blend of rum, cream, cinnamon, vanilla, and sugar. Essentially, it’s the Mexican drink, horchata, combined with rum. Even if you’re unfamiliar with horchata, the apple pie spice adds the coziness you know and love in […]

Everyday Meals

Secret Aardvark is the Hot Sauce I Put on Everything

Let me begin by saying that I am absolutely not a hot sauce fanatic. I’ve never been one to kick up my red beans and rice with multiple glugs of Crystal or douse my burrito in a bath Cholula. Sure, I’ve been to Avery Island, Louisiana, home of the Tabasco production plant—it’s a gorgeous nature […]

Everyday Meals

Ready or Not, Dessert Hot Pockets Are Here

For those with a mini fridge and a microwave in their college dorm room, Hot Pockets have long represented the pinnacle of late-night, low-effort culinary excellence. I mean, who hasn’t craved a frozen pastry that’s also a pepperoni pizza or a ham and cheese at 1:00 in the morning, the time when all of our […]

Food Trends

Hot Cranberry Juice Is the Unexpected Fall Cocktail to Master

Among visits to the pumpkin patch and sweater weather, fall also means trading in cold drinks for warm, comforting ones. Aperol Spritzes are replaced by toddies; hot mulled wine takes over for frosé, sipped by a roaring fire instead of on a sunny rooftop. It’s a time to let seasonal ingredients and spices shine—think Spiced […]