How To Make An (Almost) Healthy Cocktail

By Genevieve Garruppo on
New Year’s resolutions to get healthy can be hard to stick by, especially when you’re hosting Happy Hour, Lonny’s new cocktail series. But I’ve managed to create a beverage that’s not only really tasty but also (almost) guilt free. The name of this miracle drink? I call it the Resolution Cocktail.   Industry City Industry Standard Vodka, $38.00, Crate and Barrel Orb Copper Cocktail Shaker $21.95, C. Wonder Golden Highball Glasses Set $54.00, Dauville Handmade Gold Glazed Ice Bucket $88.00...Read Full Story

Savory Shortbread Recipe from Cold Picnic

By Catherine Dash on
Need a fast last minute entertaining idea before company arrives? Have we got one for you. Last week, the most delish package—a lovely holiday gift of handmade shortbreads—arrived at Lonny HQ from the Brooklyn-based store Cold Picnic. Despite the vast abundance of sweets on our desks, we couldn't keep our hands off the savory treats. So we pressed the company for the recipe, and it turns out that they're super quick and easy to make—just how we like our DIY baked goods. Want to try them for...Read Full Story

Stories & Recipes From a Culinary Master At The Top of His Game

By Sean Santiago on
(Ph. Angelica Domingo / Lonny) Any cookbook with a recipe that starts off name-checking poet William Carlos Williams and ends up pairing popcorn and grits is bound to be a bit unusual. And the unusual is exactly what chef Daniel Patterson brings to the table in Coi: Stories and Recipes (Phaidon; $49.95). Named after Patterson’s two-Michelin-star San Francisco restaurant, the volume is a compendium of modern culinary techniques as well as a compelling narrative by a man in love with food...Read Full Story

Fall Recipe Idea: Braised Chicken with Shallots

By Livingly Staff on
Now that the weather is shifting from Summer's heat to Fall's crisp days, we're starting to crave comfort food.  We pulled back out an oldie but goodie, and wanted to share it with you too.Everyday Food: Fresh Flavor Fast offers 250 recipes in a clean, colorful format that makes cooking a less intimidating endeavor. The Braised Chicken with Shallots on page 165 is a delicious take on cold-weather comfort food and makes for a gorgeous, rustic presentation. Braised Chicken with Shallots Page...Read Full Story

Rice Krispie Treats... "The Perfect Mix of Sugar and Nostalgia"

By Livingly Staff on
Yum, reminds me of the good ol' days!Photo: TraceyRead Full Story

How to Make a Whole Roasted Turkey

By Livingly Staff on
Thanksgiving is here again, and it's time to roast a turkey and host a feast for family and friends.  Below you'll find a video describing how to make a whole roasted turkey, as well as written instructions from on-air foodie Alton Brown.  Enjoy the holiday. The Food Network's Alton Brown also describes the process: 2 to 3 days before roasting: Begin thawing the turkey in the refrigerator or in a cooler kept at 38 degrees F. Combine the vegetable stock, salt, brown sugar, peppercorns...Read Full Story

How to Marinate Chicken

By Livingly Staff on
How to Marinate Chicken from wikiHow - The How to Manual That You Can Edit This easy recipe for marinated chicken will show you how to make chicken dishes that are infused with the flavours of herbs and spices. It will melt in your mouth. Ingredients 2 chicken breasts Marinade 2 ounces (60 ml) lemon juice 2 ounces (60 ml) orange juice 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon chopped coriander Pinch of pepper flakes Steps Create the...Read Full Story