Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
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
Winter is not exactly beauty's best friend. One of the only beauty bonuses courtesy of chilly weather: less-frequent shaving, for those of us who choose to do so at all. We've stowed away our skirts and shorts in favor of pants and leggings, so most days, a “What’s the point?” attitude makes total sense.
In 2014, Kanye West went from rapper to adjective. He's been A-list for quite some time, but this year we saw a sharp transition in the way people talk about him. Comments went from "Look what Kanye said" to "How Kanye is that?" Now, Kanye is a lifestyle. He's the tortured artist to a point of self-parody. He is larger read