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Though we love a show-stopping New Year's Eve cocktail — the kinda that requires shakers, strainers, garnishes, the works — there's something to be said for a simple recipe that lets you focus on the night's most important task: securing a midnight kiss.
So, we're grateful to local online glossy
Rue magazine (ahem, this writer happens to be its executive editor) for this easy twist on the Dark 'n' Stormy, in which the classic combo of rum and ginger beer gets an update with a tang of winter citrus and some warming brown sugar. It's called a Come Hither. (Get it? It has kumquats in it...)
Oh, fine. Let's move on to the recipe — and be sure to read the most recent issue of Rue for more 2012-worthy entertaining ideas, will ya?
Photographed by Teri Lyn Fisher for Rue Magazine
Photographed by Teri Lyn Fisher
Did you know that November is National Sleep Comfort Month? Probably not, as it's one of those "holiday months" of mysterious origin — Sealy Mattress Company, we have our suspicions. But, whatever the origin, the focus this month should be on getting comfy and sleeping in (at least once in a while).
A "comfort read
Sometimes, your perfect gift doesn't go over so well. Of course, the giftee happily accepts. But, deep down, you know your present was a total dud, and they'll exchange it for something they actually want the next day. Well, we're letting you in on a little holiday-gifting secret: There are items that will work for read