TIP OF THE DAY: DIY Crêpes

Today’s tip was inspired by this yummy photo from Wife Mama Foodie. Here’s her recipe for easy homemade crêpes. You can also purchase ready-to-heat-and-eat versions (photo #6). Crepes are thin pancakes made from flour, eggs, milk, butter and salt. The word was derived from the Latin crispus, curled. There are two principal types: Sweet crêpes… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: DIY Crêpes”

TIP OF THE DAY: Have A Shandy Party

[1] A shandy made with spicy ale (photo courtesy Whole Foods Market). [2] A ginger beer shandy leaves out most of the alcohol (it’s less than .5% ABV) and adds the flavor of ginger. Here’s the recipe from Homemade Hooplah. [3] This Island Shandy from Tommy Bahama uses passion fruit juice instead of lemonade. [4]… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Have A Shandy Party”

TIP OF THE DAY: Agua Fresca, The Latin American Cooler

[1] Turn your favorite fruits into agua fresca (photo courtesy and recipe chart below Good Eggs). [2] If you can borrow a tap dispenser, it’s more convenient than pitchers (photo courtesy Flavor & The Menu).   It’s heading above 90 degrees and humid here for the next few days, and we’re planning enough cool drinks… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Agua Fresca, The Latin American Cooler”

TIP OF THE DAY: Pimm’s Cup, The Classic British Summer Drink

[1] A bottle of Pimm’s No. 1 Cup and an approximation of the original drink, with a Mason jar standing in for the tankard. Here are recipe variations from Brit.co. [2] A modern interpretation, with so much fruit that it rivals sangria. Here are more variations from Chilled Magazine. [3] Here’s the recipe from Joy… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Pimm’s Cup, The Classic British Summer Drink”