FOOD FUN: Pool Party Punch

Match your cocktail to the pool (the miniature beach balls are plastic, made for doll houses). Photo courtesy Pinnacle Vodka.   For your next pool party, make this Pool Party Punch, an tasty and fun idea from Pinnacle Vodka. Pinnacle made it with their Original Vodka; you can make it your own with a flavored…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Fresh Lemonade

It’s easy add a hit of extra flavor to lemon-ade, from lavender to jalapeño. Photo courtesy The Great Pepper Cookbook by Melissa’s Produce.   August 20th is National Lemonade Day. If the only lemonade you drink comes from a bottle, you’ve never experienced real lemonade. Bottled drinks are not only pasteurized, but typically use reconstituted…
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FOOD FUN: Ice Cream Topped With An Itty Bitty

The Izzy Scoop, topped with an Itty Bitty. Photo courtesy Izzy’s Ice Cream.   Move over, sprinkles: There’s a better ice cream topping in town—at least, if your town is Minneapolis or St. Paul. There, Izzy’s Ice Cream, an artisan scoop shop, has a repertoire of 150 flavors. And the good news is, you can…
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