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Juicing is Actually Kind of Cool

Juicing is Actually Kind of Cool

PHOTO: Bertholf, Creative Commons Juicing: for some it’s old news, but after years of urging by numerous friends, I’ve finally gotten into it myself. I’d been having some health issues, and I kept hearing the same thing: “It might be your diet”… “Change your eating habits”…and over, and Over, and OVER again, “Do you juice?” […]

RECIPE: Classic Cocktails

RECIPE: Classic Cocktails

Whether you are visiting with a few friends or entertaining a crowd of people, it’s cool to have a handful of classic cocktail recipes in your repertoire. With each of the following concoctions consisting of less than five ingredients and a few garnishes for presentation, these simple recipes are almost effortless to make and add […]

MIXOLOGY: Fruity Serrano White Sangria Spritzer

MIXOLOGY: Fruity Serrano White Sangria Spritzer

 San.gri.a (n.) History: Originating in Spain, sangria is a cold drink that can consist of either red or white wine and many variations of fruits, liqueurs, mixers, and garnishes. Etymology of the word sangria comes from the Spanish word sangre, literally meaning “blood” or “bleeding,” and is named so for its deep red color. Traditionally, sangria […]

RECIPE: Amber Noel’s Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam

RECIPE: Amber Noel’s Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam

Jam is more versatile than you may think. Yes, it’s great for toast, but it’s also a delicious marinade, pie filling, ice cream topping, or even as a cocktail base. But that’s not the only way it’s versatile. The flavors you can create cross a wide spectrum as well: Spicy Plum, White Tea Nectarine, Blackberry […]