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Brazilian Lemonade

Brazilian Lemonade
This is my most favorite drink. Ever. Maybe I’d feel differently if I drank (as in alcohol), but there is nothing I love more than a warm, breezy afternoon and a pitcher of Brazilian lemonade. I didn’t try it for a long, long time because I was very put off by putting sweetened condensed milk in with citrus fruit. It seemed very wrong. And then I had some at Tucano’s and my life has not been the same since. It starts off with fresh, juicy limes. You pop them in a blender with some sugar water and pulse just a few times. Pour the mixture from the blender through a strainer and into a pitcher, thus saving all of the flavorful liquid. Then the secret ingredient: sweetened condensed milk. Brazilian LemonadeOur Best Bites Ingredients: 4 juicy limes (try and find ones with thin, smooth skins; they’re the juiciest and the thin skin cuts down on the chance of your drink being bitter) 1 c. sugar 6 c. cold water 6 Tbsp. sweetened condensed milk Instructions: Place 1/2 of the limes in your blender. Related:  DrinksDrinks

50 Smoothies 1. Banana Blend 2 bananas, 1/2 cup each vanilla yogurt and milk, 2 teaspoons honey, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 cup ice. 2. Strawberry-Banana Blend 1 banana, 1 cup strawberries, 1/2 cup each vanilla yogurt and milk, 2 teaspoons honey, a pinch of cinnamon and 1 cup ice. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Hurricane Cocktail Drink, Hurricane Cocktail Recipe, Pat O'Brien's Hurricane Cocktail, Hurrican Cocktail Recipe, How To Make Hurricane Cocktail The drink know to most tourists in New Orleans is the Hurricane Cocktail. During celebrations (and celebrations seem to be every night in the New Orleans French quarter), tourists carry their "to go" hurricane drinks with them. In New Orleans, you can carry your drink out of a bar and down the street, even into another bar. Hurricanes are also the cocktail of choice during Mardi Gras, when thousands come to parade and party. The hurricane cocktail was made famous by Pat O'Brien's French quarter bar in the 1940s. Other restaurants and bars now serve this drink but it has become synonymous with Pat O'Brien's. this signature cocktail is a potent fruit punch drink that is served in a special hurricane lamp glass in New Orleans. Hurricane Cocktail Recipe: Recipe Type: Beverage and Cocktails Cuisine: Cajun/Creole Yields: 1 serving Prep time: 10 min Ingredients: NOTE: To really save time when make a Hurricane Cocktail, order one of these Hurricane Cocktail Mixes. Preparation: Makes 1 serving.

Green Tea Mint Lemonade When I asked Alex what we should say about this soothingly refreshing beverage, he responded that we should call it a “delicious summer treat.” But for Al, everything is a delicious summer treat. I might have gotten the same response if I’d inquired about beer or grilled salmon. Me, for one. Predictably, this Green Tea Mint Lemonade is the exception. Ingredients (serves 6-8): 1/2 cup packed fresh mint 1 cup sugar 2 cups water, divided 1 cup fresh lemon juice 8 cups iced green tea (or other iced tea) Instructions:Combine mint leaves, sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan, then bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Leave a Reply

The Ultimate Strawberry Lemonade One of the first times I ever realized that – HEY! I can cook for myself! – was when I first learned to make lemonade. I magically found the refrigerated lemon juice at our house and followed the directions to make my own lemonade. Sorry for the detour. Anyway, there was a summer there where I made my own lemonade every single day, making sure to rub it in my sister’s face that I knew how to and she didn’t. The key to this being the ultimate lemonade is that you blend it up with the lemon rind in there. And any time of day for that matter. (makes 2 pint-glass servings with ice) 3/4 cup sugar2 large lemons, microwaved for 30 seconds2 cups water1 cup of frozen strawberries, microwaved for 1 minute (you could use fresh, but I think the frozen works better here) In a blender squeeze the lemons and add the rest of the lemon, rind and all. **Note: I like to microwave the lemons to release more of the juices, and microwaving the strawberries does the same sort of thing.

How to Make Milk Chai When I was in India I drank a lot of tea. There were days where I drank 5 cups of tea. India was also where I was introduced to milk tea. Your will need:Masala Chai (I use tea bags, I enjoy Celestial Sweet Coconut Thai Chai)SugarMilkWaterA small pana Mug 1) Pick out a mug. 2) Poor half a mug of water and half a mug of milk into your pan 3) Bring the mixture to a boil 4) Reduce the heat and throw in your tea bag and let that simmer for about 4 minutes 5) Mix in a few spoon fulls of sugar. 6) Pour your tea in your mug, let it cool a bit and drink it

Lucy Knisley - CHAI! Oh sweet! I'm totally going to use this, thanks. if you go to middle eastern stores, or even indian stores cardamon is waaay waaaaay cheaper. stop buying ethnic ingredients at chain grocery stores- they over charge!! same goes with pomegranate juice... or figs... or dates. I love it when your comics take a turn to the psychedelic side... Holy cow I'm doing this the second I get home from work. Ok, yeah, definitely making a bigger batch next time. I used to get the best Chai tea from the cafe at Borders when I worked there, for some reason I've never had better! Yeah, they had great Chai...then their cafes became Seattle's Best and the good Chai could never be had again. are you planning to publish a book of the various comic recipes you've been making? Twinings had a nice Indian Spice Chai in tea bags, which is nice. Oh wow this is the coolest recipe ever! Cardamom is a lovely, lovely spice, and makes a fabulous spiced sweetened bread. I can't WAIT to try this recipe now. try Oregon Chai.

Best Teas Ratings and Reviews | Best and Worst Products Overview Environment scores are assigned to bulk coffee and tea by combining product-level environmental indicators with company-level environmental indicators. Based on the relatively extensive product-level information available for coffee, the summary Environmental score is weighted 75% product-level and 25% company-level. The data for teas was as not as comprehensive over the product’s life cycle, so the summary Environmental score for teas is weighted 50% product-level and 50% company-level. Product-level Environment scores for this category are based on: Product type, because type determines key resource management indicators like the efficiency of flavor extraction per unit of coffee or tea and the amount of hot water heated or wasted. Social scores are assigned to bulk coffee and tea by combining product-level social indicators (weighted at 50%) with company-level social indicators (weighted at 50%). Product-level Social scores for this category are based on: Health Note

Cocktail Recipe: Grown-Up Sweet Tea I think I’ve mentioned it before, but for those of you new to North On Harper or prone to skimming my posts (I am under no illusions!), my husband is the GM of a bar/club. We actually met back when we were both working in another restaurant/bar (he was a bartender, I was a waitress). I am excited for Lukus to share this recipe, as he actually won a competition based off of it. Ingredients (per cocktail): 2 oz Vanilla Vodka (we only had regular- it works, but vanilla is even better!) Special Tools: Martini GlassStrainerPint GlassCocktail Shaker Directions: Rim a martini glass with Honey (use about ½ tbsp of the honey).Dip into crushed Animal Crackers.Add Ice, Vodka and 2 oz of Tea/Honey mixture to the shaker.Shake and strain into the Martini glass (fill until ¼ inch from the top). In an emptied shaker (no ice!)

Kombucha Is a Fermented Drink That's Good for Your Gut and Easily Made at Home I've made Kombucha at home and it is remarkably difficult to mess up. It's also is an acquired taste. I'll bet on most of the stories you've heard from people who posted negatively either botched the brewing process (aka didn't follow any of the readily available wealth of instructions, because they a) are big dummies or b) figured they knew better and did it their own way. I'd pick the latter on that, just look at forums on recipes online, everybody thinks they have a better way to improve a simple recipe) Another consideration is that they were simply drinking TOO much of it. This happened to a friend of mine with Natto....which is absolutely disgusting to begin with. Kombucha has been naturally made for centuries by people with a LOT less resources than we on the internet have available to us.

Green Tea Smoothie Recipes {Guest Post} 19.5K Flares Twitter 11 Facebook 90 Pin It Share 10.3K Google+ 2 StumbleUpon 9.1K Email -- Email to a friend Made with Flare More Info 19.5K Flares × Smoothies are a regular breakfast item in our house, usually consisting of a variety of fruits, coconut yogurt, and some almond or coconut milk. How To Make a Green Tea SmoothiesMaking your own green tea smoothie may sound intimidating at first, but it’s actually a relatively easy process if you know what you’re doing.If you like to drink green tea on a regular basis then you are probably already aware of the fact that green tea has numerous health benefits, as it is known to treat headaches and indigestion, and also acts as a powerful antioxidant as well. By adding almonds to your green tea smoothie it will not only provide your smoothie with a little more flavor but also give it extra protein as well.

Watermelonade Recipe at Epicurious photo by Roland Bello yield Makes 1 gallon (serves 16) active time 30 min total time 30 min You would be hard-pressed to find something more refreshing than watermelon. Garnish: lemon slices; mint sprigs Preparation Cut watermelon flesh into 2-inch chunks and discard rind. Cooks' note: Watermelonade can be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. Better than the Best Stuff on Earth: Lemon Iced Tea Needless to say, this is the most vital step. But for the ones out there that didn't catch on, this is the most vital step. Again. Pour 1 quart of water into the saucepan.Put the lid on the saucepan and put it on the stove to boil.Boil it.Once the water has been boiled, pour it into the jar. Set the kitchen timer for 20 minutes.Put both the green and black tea bags in the water.Start the timer and let the tea steep for 20 minutes. When the timer goes off, pull the tea bags out of the tea.Apply 15-17 squirts of lemon juice (more for more lemony flavor, less for less lemony flavor). *You don't have to use sugar, but it makes the final product of lesser quality.

Dreamy Food Design: Chocolate Ice Cubes In Vanilla I don’t drink milk, but this doesn’t even look like milk to me. It looks like a dreamy concoction of chocolate and vanilla heaven. These are frozen chocolate ice cubes in vanilla flavored milk. There are also many creative ways to serve this. I’m trying to figure out what that is around the top of the glass. Via: [Pinterest] Post Prohibition | Handcrafted Libations by Josh Sullivan