Drinks

Christmas Trinkets

Christmas Trinkets

And just like that, Christmas is upon us! 2017 has blundered its way through and we’re suddenly at the tail end of the year. I don’t know about you, but these eleven months have gone by so quickly I barely have time to breathe and […]

Homemade Gingerbread Syrup for Your Coffee Needs

Homemade Gingerbread Syrup for Your Coffee Needs

If you’re anything like me, this is about the time of year where you want to add a little seasonal cheer to every thing you drink as the cold settles in, the last few leaves fall to the ground, and you struggle to stay awake […]

Coffee Every Day, Vol. 1

Coffee Every Day, Vol. 1

This past Friday was #NationalCoffeeDay, meaning that everyone on Instagram posted photos of coffee. It’s all very well to have a day dedicated to the substance, but as far as we’re concerned here at the Attic, National Coffee Day is every single day of the […]

Christmas In August: A Tea Recipe

Christmas In August: A Tea Recipe

So. I get sick* a lot. Nothing drastic ever, minus that horrid case of laryngitis first year of university thanks to that guy who decided to sit too close on our first day of Drawing 100. We were inseparable for the next nine months but […]

With Friends Like These…

With Friends Like These…

Who wouldn’t need a cocktail? Enter the players. There were seven of us then, seven bright young things with wide precious futures ahead of us. Until that year, we saw no further than the books in front of our faces. We, here at The Attic […]

A Lazy Summer Sangria

A Lazy Summer Sangria

Summer is fundamentally the laziest of all seasons. Anyone who’s ever had the privilege of living with me will know that like our Food Editor Abby, I tend to spend a majority of the season lying on the ceramic kitchen floors of my childhood, and more […]

Whiskey Sour: A Two Part Recipe

Whiskey Sour: A Two Part Recipe

If you type the words “whiskey sour” into your YouTube search bar, you might come across various clips touting titles such as, “The Best Whiskey Sour,”¹ “Everything You Think You Know About Whiskey Sours is Wrong,”² and my personal favorite, “Top Ten Cocktails for Men.”³ […]

A Toast To New

A Toast To New

“I am at once both a blasphemous heathen and a purist snob,” I said to my housemate as I cooked a dinner of Croque Madames. My sins? Unable to find gruyère, I had substituted a different, white, melty cheese. In favor of laziness, I had […]