The Pink Patio: A Delightfully Refreshing Low ABV Sipper by Lisa Wright

Summer is in full swing, which means endless hours of outdoor gatherings maxing and relaxing with family and friends. And whether it’s a backyard BBQ or a pool/patio party, chances are these gatherings will involve icy, cool (and most likely alcoholic) beverages as a way to beat the heat and get into the spirit of … Read moreThe Pink Patio: A Delightfully Refreshing Low ABV Sipper by Lisa Wright

The Safe Pink House: Tacos El Pueblito in Nebraska City by Monique Quintana

Before leaving Fresno, California, and going to Nebraska City for my four-week artist residency, I research restaurants near the center. Eating out during a residency is precarious for me, as most residences are in small, white, conservative towns. I find Tacos El Pueblito, a Mexican restaurant in a hot pink building that opened in 2001. … Read moreThe Safe Pink House: Tacos El Pueblito in Nebraska City by Monique Quintana

The Last Bite: Curried Chickpeas by Sasha Lee

Cuisine: JamaicanCategories: Vegan/ Side DishCook Time: Approx. ½ hrServings: 4 Is it Curried Chickpeas? Chickpea Curry? However stylized, it’s a mouthwatering delight! This easy chickpea curry is a healthy vegan option, a flavorful, fragrant and protein-packed way to keep the menu interesting. Chickpeas are budget-friendly and quite versatile. They are among the most popular shelf-stable … Read moreThe Last Bite: Curried Chickpeas by Sasha Lee

Vintage Recipe Du Jour: Chocolate Pinwheels Why I’ll Never Toss My Vintage Cookbooks: Part Deux by Lisa Wright

Those of you who read the last amazing issue of Mixed Mag (props!) will quite possibly recognize this as an appendix to my piece “Why I Will Never Throw Away My Vintage Cookbooks,” where I, ambitiously, discussed making one or more of the recipes found in one of my cherished (yet oft forgotten) vintage cookbooks.  … Read moreVintage Recipe Du Jour: Chocolate Pinwheels Why I’ll Never Toss My Vintage Cookbooks: Part Deux by Lisa Wright

Phở: The National Dish of Vietnam and A Bowl Holding My Story by Louise Kim

Photo from https://www.recipetineats.com/vietnamese-pho-recipe/. I submerge my chopsticks into the rich beefy broth of the Phở in front of me and catch a bundle of thin rice noodles and a strip of meat. The crunchy white bean sprouts stand out from the soft noodles when I pick various ingredients up with my chopsticks and bring them … Read morePhở: The National Dish of Vietnam and A Bowl Holding My Story by Louise Kim

The Kirby by Leanne Su

FLAVOR NOTES: fruity, flowery, tangy VIBE NOTES: silly, tactile, friend-shaped In the immortal words of internet commentor Sharkbandit, Kirby is shaped like a friend. With the release of Kirby and the Forgotten Land, Kirby is also shaped like a vending machine, car, lightbulb, and more! I picked this game up because I thought it looked … Read moreThe Kirby by Leanne Su

The Last Bite: Recipe Corner by Sasha Lee

Cuisine: Jamaican  Categories: Vegan/ Side Dish  Cook Time: Approx. 1½ hr Servings: 8 5 Step Jamaican Rice and Peas  This simple and delicious rice dish is a beloved island staple. Sundays and special occasions just aren’t complete without the coconut enriched goodness of Jamaican Rice and Peas (not to be confused with ‘red beans and … Read moreThe Last Bite: Recipe Corner by Sasha Lee

Editor’s Note: Hot Girl Tips for a Healthy Gut by Stephanie Eyocko

Hello and welcome to the 13th Issue of Mixed Mag. I am so happy to have you here. What if I told you that longevity really can be achieved through food — if you follow an approach based on facts, not the newest craze? I’m a City Girl in every way: A twenty something, career-oriented, … Read moreEditor’s Note: Hot Girl Tips for a Healthy Gut by Stephanie Eyocko

The Last Bite: Here’s To You, 2022 by Sasha Lee

With the world now on its third attempt at 2020, I decided to try a different approach to the usual festivities. I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions, but an article I recently came across led me to what seemed like the perfect solution: an anti-resolution. In the Refinery 29 oped titled Why Black … Read moreThe Last Bite: Here’s To You, 2022 by Sasha Lee

The Powerpuff Girls by Leanne Su

FLAVOR NOTES: bubbly, sweet, floralVIBE NOTES: sugar, spice, everything nice Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup have dedicated their lives to fighting crime and the forces of evil. I’ve dedicated my free time to making fun cocktails. So basically we’re the same! The Powerpuff Girls was the first cartoon that I have distinct memories of watching as … Read moreThe Powerpuff Girls by Leanne Su

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