About Barbara Scott-Goodman

Barbara Scott-Goodman is the author and designer of 14 cookbooks, including The Diabetes Menu Cookbook, a 2007 James Beard Award nominee, and her most recent title, Wine Bites. Her recipes have also appeared in Bon Appetit, Coastal Living, and Martha Stewart Everyday Food. @barbarascottgoodman

A glass gobelet filled with an Adonis cocktail and an orange twist garnish, in front of a painted background.

Adonis Cocktail

The Adonis stunningly draws together vermouth, a couple styles of sherry, orange bitters, and a twist. Created in 1887 and named for a Greek god–now that’s a pedigree.

Eight beef empanadas on a rectangular platter with a bowl of relish on the side.

Beef Empanadas

Savory little somethings with a surprise for those of you unfamiliar with the flamboyant flavors of Latin America.

Old Fashioned Cocktail

Old-Fashioned Cocktail

This riff on the classic is slightly spicy and not too sweet and nothing if not pretty darn close to perfect.