TIP OF THE DAY: Lady Liberty Lemonade, Sangria Or Cocktail

Here’s a very quick, yet very high-impact, trio of drinks for July 4th weekend. One has no alcohol, one is lightly alcoholic and one is full-cocktail. Call them Lady Liberty Lemonade or Lady Liberty Sangria; or add gin, tequila or vodka for a Lady Liberty Cocktail. Even if you have time for nothing else, you…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cut The Calories In Thai Iced Tea & Thai Iced Coffee

The milky swirl of Thai iced tea or coffee is a visual treat (photo #1 courtesy Wife Mama Foodie, photo #2 courtesy Hella Good). [3] Want to make your own sweetened condensed milk? Here’s the recipe, from Gluten Free On A Shoestring.   June is National Tea Month, time for an article on a type…
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TIP OF THE DAY: When Life Gives You Limes, Make Limeade

Summer is lemonade season. But what about limeade, it’s oft-ignored sister? You can easily make a quart of limeade with a can of frozen concentrate. Limeade is a refreshing base for a cocktail. Fill a rocks or highball glass with limeade and ice; then add gin, tequila or vodka to taste. While frozen concentrate is…
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PRODUCTS: 4 New Favorite Foods & Beverages

[1] A drink that says “summer” (photo courtesy Belvoir Fruit Farms). [2] A new, limited edition Cholula Hot Sauce (photo courtesy Jose Cuervo).   In two days we head to the Fancy Food Show, a trade show of specialty food producers so vast that, like Disneyland, you can’t possibly see it all, much less eat…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Chocolate Ice Cubes In Vanilla Milk Or Cocktails

Today’s tip might be a natural for Valentine’s Day, but we like it even more for the cold drinks of summer. These chocolate ice cubes are the brainchild of the Parisian chocolatier Jean-Paul Hévin. His Summer Chocolate Ice Cubes are simply a chocolate ice cream recipe that gets poured into ice cube trays instead of…
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