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Moxie’s Common-Cold Cure-All

* Adults Only (unless you get alcohol-free echinacea extract) Have that feeling that you’re coming down with something?  Bon Appetit, published this potion, originally made at the no-longer-open, Moxie Rx in Portland Oregon.  The combo...

Why is Ginger Good for You?

Ginger has long been known for its health benefits. Here are 7 reasons you might want to add ginger to your family’s diet: You Can Even Try Ginger in Your Next Cocktail 1. It supports the body’s natural defenses against illness by boosting T-cells 2. It contains anti-oxidants, thought to fight against certain cancers, and may help eliminate […]

Spiced Ginger Cocktail

This takes a little extra work but this sweet and savory spiced cocktail is perfect for a festive holiday party. It’s made with La Poire vodka giving it the freshness of an Anjou pear. Ingredients 1 part Grey Goose® La Poire 1 parts DISARONNO® Originale Liqueur ½ tsp Maple Syrup 1 part Apple Cider ½ part Lemon Juice […]

Slow-Cooker Spiked Mulled Cider

Recipe Makes about 16 (8-ounce) drinks 1 gallon fresh apple cider 1 orange 1 (1 1/2-inch) piece of ginger 5 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks 1 tablespoon whole cloves 5 star anise pods 1 1/2 cups bourbon, brandy, or dark rum Orange slices, for serving (optional) Pour the cider into a 5-quart or larger slow cooker. Cut orange into […]

Indian Street Food: Aloo Tikki

Aloo Tikki is an Indian street food made with fried potatoes, peas, and onions. It’s easy enough to make right at home and is best when it’s soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. Often it’s made with leftover potatoes and served with a spicy chutney made from chiles and coriander (you can find […]

Vegetarian Creamy, Buttery Dal Makhani

This recipe comes from and is a popular dish that’s cooked during Diwali and originates from the Punjab region. Dal refers to lentils and makhan refers to butter. Dal makhani means lentils cooked with butter. It is cooked slowly creating a thick, creamy, buttery dish. You can serve it basmati rice or naan with some onion and cucumber wedges. It takes […]

Vegetarian Stir-Fry with Ginger, Broccoli & Mushrooms

This is recipe is my friend Reshma Shah, founder of The Family Table. She also happens to be a pediatrician, mom of two and vegetarian. She always inspires me to try new ingredients and has a way of making healthy food that is delicious! This recipe is what she calls a “Friday night” sort of meal, meaning that […]

Raspberry Lemonade Cooler

“Homemade” raspberry-citron vodka and lemonade are the key ingredients for this summer refreshment. Makes a pitcher full but you may want to double up for a party of peeps! This drink needs a little prep (w/no effort), but it’s worth it in the long run because it makes enough for a small party!  In all honesty I […]

Yellow Mung Dal

Dal is a staple of Indian cuisine. “It’s like an Italian grandmother’s red sauce recipe,” says Reshma Shah, founder of The Family Table, “each family has it’s own version with special twists here and there.” We are happy to be sharing Reshma’s family’s dal recipe. “It’s my mother’s recipe,” she says, “but I have made a few adjustments […]

Ginger-Lime Cosmopolitan

Citrus mixed with ginger delivers a KaPow to your taste buds!  Take it easy, though… these go down way to quick. Find Out Why GINGER is GOOD FOR YOU!