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May 2011

Articles From Lisa McKay in May
Sunday May 29, 2011 35:00 AM ET
Bursting with the flavor of fresh herbs and vegetables, these recipes are excellent choices that maximize flavor and sophistication while emphasizing healthy eating. Not a bad deal at all, and a really nice way to greet the season.
Thursday May 26, 2011 19:28 PM ET
If you're inspired to try a cocktail made with a flavored vodka this summer, we've got a recipe for you right here.
Friday May 20, 2011 25:00 PM ET
The piña colada became firmly implanted in American minds (in an ear-worm kind of way) by recording artist Rupert Holmes, who released a song called "Escape" on an unsuspecting public in 1979.
Thursday May 12, 2011 59:19 PM ET
Given that a good deal of the world's rum is produced in the Caribbean nations, it's not too surprising that the mere mention of this particular spirit conjures up images of swaying palm trees and sandy beaches.
Tuesday May 10, 2011 02:06 PM ET
One of the simplest things you can do with a can (or two) of black beans is make a quick and tasty salsa. The variations on this theme are nearly endless, and apart from doing a bit of slicing and dicing, the preparation is not only simple, but it's a great do-ahead.
Monday May 9, 2011 46:48 PM ET
Performance artist, writer, and filmmaker Miranda July will release her second feature on July 29. Titled The Future, the film garnered some positive press when it screened at Sundance this year.
Monday May 9, 2011 22:33 PM ET
A lot of us get home from work at the end of the day with not enough time, energy or imagination to get something tasty on the table for dinner. Now that spring is here and the markets are beckoning...
Thursday May 5, 2011 05:49 PM ET
I have a little ritual on Fridays. I like to come home at the end of the day and celebrate/acknowledge/kick the ass of the working week by relaxing with a drink.
Tuesday May 3, 2011 51:23 PM ET
No one was more surprised than I was when my husband and I planted our first vegetable garden a couple of years ago. Long known among friends and family as The Woman Who Kills Plants (even the supposedly hard-to-kill ones),...

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