Fresh Golden Root Juice

A fresh juice, designed to soothe the body — earthy and sweet in flavor with a touch of the exotic, using mostly roots....

Watermelon-Peppermint Agua Fresca

Combine 4 cups cold, diced, seeded watermelon, 1/2 cup water and juice of 1 lime, in a blender and purée until smooth. Muddle 16 peppermint leaves with 2 Tbsp unrefined sugar in the bottom of a pitcher or jar, pour in blended watermelon, and stir to dissolve sugar. Cover and store in the fridge for at least 1 hour. Serve over ice. Makes 8 servings....

Homemade Oat Milk

This creamy nondairy milk is lower in cholesterol—and methane emissions—than cow’s milk. Plus, making your own is easy, fast, fun and cheap. ...

Red Cider Zipper

This hot spiced cider is perfect for the cold winter months. Its complex flavor profile is a beautiful harmony of the tried and true apple-cinnamon-clove trio with more exotic ingredients such as ginger and hibiscus. It also makes for a unique cocktail when mulled with apple brandy. INGREDIENTS: 1 quart apple cider, preferably fresh 8 whole cloves 8 allspice berries 3 cinnamon sticks 3 inches of fresh ginger, sliced about 1/4 inch thick 5 orange slices, including rind 4 tea bags of red hibiscus and rosehip herbal tea, such as Red Zinger or Tazo Passion 2 cups boiling water 1 tablespoons honey (optional) 9 fluid ounces apple brandy (optional) Orange or Angostura bitters (optional) STEPS: Pour the cider into a medium saucepan with all of the spices, the ginger, and the orange slices. Bring...

Agua Fresca de Zucchini-Cucumber

Too many zucchini? An errant, enormous cucumber? Make this refreshing agua fresca, which won a contest in Jalisco....

Pinot and Pear Soda

For this soda adaptation of wine-poached pears, there’s no need to don high heels or a jacket and tie. ...

Huckleberry Milkshake

Edible huckleberries are grown and harvested only in the wild. This version of the popular regional milkshake gets a smooth and tangy kick from a dollop of yogurt....

Bees Knees

Matchbox Lounge features Bee Local honey from its rooftop hive in this cocktail all summer long. Find local honey in a co-op or farmers’ market near you....