HALLOWEEN: Cheese & Pretzel Broomsticks

Who needs candy when there’s a clever Halloween snack like this? It was created by Angie Ramirez of LittleInspiration.com, who shares yummy food, easy DIY crafts, adventures of motherhood and everything in between on her blog. This healthy Halloween snacks works for kids as well as for adults, with cocktails. The witch’s broomsticks are easy…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Genmaicha Tea

Genmaicha, green tea mixed with toasted rice. Photo courtesy Wikimedia.   Genmaicha, pronounced gen-my-cha with a hard “g,” is one of our favorite green teas. The flavor of the sencha green tea base is secondary to the nutty, toasty flavor of kernels of toasted and popped brown rice that scattered among the tea leaves. The…
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RECIPE: Trick Or Treat Scotch Sour

A treat for the candy-hander-outers. Photo courtesy Laphroaig.   If you need something spirited to get through an evening of handing out candy, how about a special Scotch Sour? This recipe, from Laphroaig (our personal favorite Scotch—we love that peat!) “Sour” refers to lemon juice, which is added to the whisky with sugar to create…
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