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Green Tea Mint Lemonade

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. He loves all foods and beverages Summer. Who doesn’t? 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

Watermelonade 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.

Chinese Tea Eggs Eggs, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee soft-boiled with some kaya toast dipped into the runny yolk. And scrambled with some herbs and melty cheese. Tea eggs are a common street snack and even sold in convenience stores in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. - 6 eggs - 2 bags of black tea - 4 star anise - 1 cinnamon stick - 1/4 cup of soy sauce Place the eggs in a pot and fill with water until just covered. Place the eggs back into the pot of water and add the tea bags, spices and soy sauce. Alternatively, you can simmer the eggs for about 2-3 hours instead of soaking them overnight. (Ru ware image from here) zp8497586rq

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50 Smoothies : Recipes and Cooking 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. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 20 Alcoholic Beverages Inspired By The Harry Potter Series 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. 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: Mix cold water and sugar very well and chill until ready to use. Place 1/2 of the limes in your blender.

Red Velvet Cake This week's red velvet cake is not the first one I've made. I've tried several recipes in the past and wanted to try a new one this week, but I knew what I was looking for and luckily found something close in the The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook (I've made a few edits of my own). 1) More cocoa powder: Some red velvet recipes called for too little cocoa powder, typically a tablespoon and even as little as a teaspoon. 2) Easy on the acid: I've made a red velvet cake in the past that just had too much acid for me, the addition of buttermilk and vinegar was a little too much. 3) Lots of red food coloring: Call me picky, but there is nothing more disappointing than cutting into a red velvet cake that isn't red. 4) Cream cheese frosting: It's my favorite so that's what I'm using. WARNING: Use an apron. Frosting: - 2 sticks of butter, softened - 1 1/2 pounds (3 packages) of cream cheese, at room temperature - 3 cups of confectioners sugar, sifted Baking the Cake Making the Cream Cheese Frosting

Eater DC : The DC Restaurant, Bar, and Nightlife Blog Sugar and Charm: italian sodas June 30, 2011 | Sweet Recipes | Comments Growing up, these Italian sodas were my favorite!! My mom and I would always stop by a little coffee shack on our road trips to Oregon. I remember ordering the blueberry Italian soda in the summer instead of ice cream because they were so refreshing. Photo Credit: Sugar and Charm Indian Masala Chai Tea Recipe - Made Just Right Masala Chai Tea is one of the most popular beverages in all of India. The exact recipes for chai tea vary by region and can be made with various different spices, though this recipe combines some of the most popular into one delicious hot drink… or you can even serve it over ice for a refreshing iced chai “latte”! Ingredients: 2 cups of water 1 cup Earth Balance® Original Soymilk 2 teaspoons black tea leaves (good choices: Assam, English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Darjeeling) 1 cardamom pod 1 clove 1/2 inch piece of ginger 1/4 inch piece of cinnamon stick Sugar to taste In a sauce pot, combine the Earth Balance® Soymilk, water and spices, bring to a boil. When it begins to boil, add the tea leaves and keep on a rolling boil for 2 minutes or till the tea leaves are brewed and the tea has a dark golden color. We love this combo of floral tea with warm spices, perfect for the onset of fall! What is your favorite type of tea? Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast) Related Posts

Detox Smoothies Toxins-free for life Looking to increase your energy levels, to lose weight, get clearer skin, prevent premature ageing and to help preventing diseases? Then look no further! This 5 days step-by-step detox will help you implement long-lasting healthy habits that yields results. Price: $47 Price: $27 Smoothies are a great way to boost your fruits and veggies daily intake. Flat Tummy Rich in digestion supporting ingredients, this smoothie will help prevent bloating and digestive stress that can sabotage your tummy flattening efforts. 3/4 c. papaya 3/4 c. sliced peaches 1/2 pear, sliced 1 tsp fresh ginger 2 mint leaves Water to thin Skin Saver Antioxidants in berries are known to help to fight wrinkles and other skin ageing signs. 3/4 c blueberries 3/4 c pitted cherries 5 strawberries 1/4 avocado, peeled and pitted 2 tsp wheat germ (optional) 2 tsp ground flaxseed Water, to thin Peanut Butter Energy Booster This protein-rich and minerals-filled smoothie will give you long-lasting energy. Bone Lover

Slutty Brownies Now I don’t want to over sell this, so I’m going to be conservative and simply say, that these are… The Best Brownies In The WORLD. I know, big statement. They’re called Slutty Brownies because they’re oh so easy, and more than a little bit filthy. They’re best served warm from the oven, with good quality vanilla ice cream (devastatingly I didn’t have any in the freezer this time, so I guess I’ll just have to make them again). They take about 45mins to make, including baking time. The ultimate comfort food, whipped up within the hour. You will need… 1 Box of cookie mix, 1 Box of brownie mix, 2 Eggs, 2 Packs of Oreos (double stuffed ones are even better if you can find them) Some oil & your favourite ice-cream (optional) Preheat your oven to 350F, 180C, gas mark 4. Line a baking tray with grease proof paper. Squidge (technical term) the cookie dough into a lined baking tray, until it covers the bottom. Cover this layer with your Oreos. Mix up your brownie batter. & pour over your Oreos. Bake for 30mins.

101 Cookbooks - Healthy Recipe Journal Strawberry Margarita Jell-O Shooters Strawberry Margarita Jell-O Shooters Margarita Jell-O Shooters ~ A fun farewell to summer and a festive edition to your Sunday football tailgate party or gatherings. For another Jello shooter variation like this one, check out my Lemon Drop Jello Shooters cut into the shape of lemon wedges and my Rocky Candy Shooters shaped just like the rock candy you loved as a kid. Strawberry Margarita Jello Shooters As many of you know, my Lemon Drop Jell-O Shooters are my issued dish from my girlfriend who holds the annual tailgate kickoff amongst our friends. Now that we can finally make the next one in two weeks, she has again requested Jell-O shooters. That being the case, I opted to try what you see here. Besides how cute and fun are these? Printthis recipe Saveto recipe box Yield: Makes 24-30 Shooters Ingredients: 24-30 Strawberries Margarita Mix 1 box Strawberry Jell-O8 ounces tequila, preferably reposado or blanco6 ounce CointreauSalt for garnish Directions: Strawberry Prep: A few notes: Leave a Comment

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