I don’t know about you, but as I’m writing this, summer is in full swing and temperatures are blazing. I’ve been having non-stop cravings for icy cold, sweet drinks to cool me off for weeks. Luckily, many of our southern neighbors are used to things getting toasty during the summer months, so let’s take an …
This category includes mixology and recipes for cocktails or mocktails, as well as how to make your own shrub syrups.
It also includes recipes for healthy smoothies and teas.
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A popular way to cool down in Spain or Mexico is to enjoy a sweetened rice-based drink called horchata. Easy to make if you think ahead a day, and flexible enough to have with or without alcohol. The recipe below is for a rum-based horchata cocktail, but making this creamy base at home allows you …
Recipe for Hubert Keller’s Chow Chow sliders and an easy way to make a Michelada for Gameday or casual celebrations.
Have you decided to start your own herbal tea garden and managed to obtain your first harvest? Awesome, great job! But… how should you proceed now? Many herbs can be made into herbal tea (better known as a tisane) and enjoyed on their own, but not all of them taste that great. Jump to: Favorite …
Summer entertaining is made easier with pitchers of Sangria. Red & white sangria recipes enhanced with flavored drink syrups
Brunch is often a special occasion or a social gathering and if you are making brunch at home it is fun to add some more unique dishes. A salmon omelet, strawberry infused champagne and a citrus marmalade are a few ideas to make your brunch special. Strawberry Lavender Champagne Cocktail This drink is so good …
Using shrub syrups in drinks is a way to make awesome cocktails or mocktails at home!
Dessert platters (or dessert boards) can be a fun, easy way to treat family and friends. This dessert board for two includes ideas and options for the sweets, the drinks and the decor. You can always focus on home-made treats (some recipes included), but the idea with this how-to is “easy” and is focused on …
A tasty, low-calorie DIY Low Carb Blackberry Mojito made with a Blackberry Mint Shrub Syrup. Good for keto and low carb diets.
A Salty Dog cocktail is an easy cocktail to have at home but it is taken to the level of a craft cocktail when you add Grapefruit Cardamom Shrub Syrup
A Tequila flight or a Mezcal flight is a great way to enjoy Mexican cuisine. Add an orange or tomato Sangrita for the full monty!
Enhance your Hygge lifestyle and learn to make a Golden Milk Latte (aka Turmeric Tea)
Drinking vinegars can enhance just about any cocktail or mocktail and are especially fun during the holiday season or for entertaining.
Low carb cocktails can be greatly enhanced with a Cranberry Shrub Syrup (aka drinking vinegar) Try Cranberry Habanero Shrub Syrup!
Spiced Mexican coffee uses hot and smoky chile peppers along with cocoa and whipped cream and coffee to make a great drink for winter.