TIP OF THE DAY: Make Flavored Ice Cubes

Today’s tip is to make flavored ice cubes. They’re the easiest way to add dazzle to everyday drinks, be they club soda, juice, soft drinks, mocktails or cocktails. We have long made “party ice cubes” that deliver big impact with no effort beyond freezing a liquid in an ice cube tray. The benefits of flavored…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Mai Tai & Other Tiki Drinks

June 30th is National Mai Tai Day, a drink that is attributed by most experts to Victor J. Bergeron, a.k.a. Trader Vic (1902-1984). Bergeron was the founder of the Trader Vic’s restaurant chain that was so popular in the 1950s and 1960s, which grew to some 30 Trader Vic restaurants worldwide, plus a wholesale food…
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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: Add Grilled Fruit To Your Cocktails

If a cocktail uses a fruit garnish, grill the fruit first (photos courtesy Kenyon International).   When your business is making grills, as it is at Kenyon grills, you’re always thinking of what to grill next. From the company’s test kitchen, here’s a way to add a subtle smoky flavor to summer cocktails. Grill the…
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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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