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Cocktails — Information is Beautiful. Adult Capri Suns-Bag o' (vodka) lemonade - perfect for the beach! best idea ever. Pure stinkin genius. Freeze it first and take to beach and squeeze to make it slushy-this way it won't get watered down:) - cute-tattoo. No, Starbucks’ Chai Tea Latte is not real chai. Chai in the West has become synonymous with the overly sweet, oddly spicy blend that Starbucks sells as a Chai Tea Latte. But in India, chai takes on different flavor profiles, snack accompaniments, and even drinking vessels depending on the region or city or town. First, a brief history of chai: “chai” translates to “tea” in Hindi and several other Indian languages (so Starbucks is being redundant—Chai Tea just means “tea tea”). Tea came to India from China, but was popularised largely in the British colonial era when large plantations were established.

And as a form of marketing, the tea was often gifted to British factory owners in the subcontinent. The owners fed that tea to Indian workers as a source of energy and cheap calories, with cream from northern Europe and sugar harvested from slave plantations in other British colonies. Basically, New York University food studies professor Krishnendu Ray says, this early form of chai was a steaming cup of the British empire. American chai. White Russian pour les lèvres baume à lèvres Baume par aromaholic. Aged Gin Amaro Cocktail with St. George Spirits Dry Rye Reposado Gin. Aged gins are becoming a thing in the spirit world. St. George Spirits, being the wonderful craft distillers that they are, decided to get behind this trend and age their Dry Rye Gin.

After finally locating a bottle of my own, I decided to mix it up into this tasty aged gin amaro cocktail. Sort of a variation of the Preakness cocktail, if you will. With aged gins, you won’t find them labeled as aged because of labeling restrictions (or so I’ve been told). Rather, the labels will read barrel rested, barrel finished, barrel reserve or even reposado as St. So, what drinks do you make with the Dry Rye Reposado Gin from St. As I mentioned before, this aged gin amaro cocktail is a variation of the Preakness (which is a variation of a Manhattan).

Uptown Brown {an aged gin amaro cocktail} 1-1/2 ounces St. Add all ingredients except for garnish to a mixing glass and fill with ice.Stir and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.Garnish with a lemon twist. Adios Motherfucker drink recipes. Moscow Mule. Black Tea. Every Man Should Know: The Wonderful World of Whiskey. Mark Twain once said, “too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.”

It’s been brought to my attention that a lot of guys out there aren’t aware of what whiskey (or as I like to call it, “writer’s blood”) actually is. This entry will serve to educate those men out there who, for some reason, just can’t put down that warm can of Coors Light. It’s time to man up and class up. First off, tons of manly men drink whiskey. It’s the drink of choice for famous authors Ernest Hemingway and the aforementioned Mark Twain. Early American actor, Clark Gable, was famously known for his love of whiskey.

Let’s keep it simple. All whisky’s (Yeah. The drink must also endure a vigorous aging process. Diving even deeper into Scotch, you’re provided with the option of either single malt or blended Scotches. Recommended Brands: Johnnie Walker, Glenmorangie, Highland Park Recommended Brands: Jameson, Bushmills, Tullamore Dew Recommended Brands: Bulleit Ah. Good news! Well, yes. Quick watermelon smoothie hack. Boozy Cocktail Milk Shakes - Entertaining. 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.

I stirred and stirred and stirred again until that sugar was finally dissolved. Speaking of which, what gives sugar?! Why aren’t you easier to stir into cold drinks?! 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) Now if that doesn’t say summer, I don’t know what does.

Aviation (cocktail) The Aviation was created by Hugo Ensslin, head bartender at the Hotel Wallick in New York, in the early twentieth century.[1] The first published recipe for the drink appeared in Ensslin's 1916 Recipes for Mixed Drinks. Ensslin's recipe called for 1½ oz. El Bart gin, ¾ oz. lemon juice, 2 dashes maraschino liqueur, and 2 dashes crème de violette, a violet liqueur which gives the cocktail a pale sky-blue color.[2] Harry Craddock's influential Savoy Cocktail Book (1930) omitted the crème de violette, calling for a mixture of two-thirds dry gin, one-third lemon juice, and two dashes of maraschino.[3] Many later bartenders have followed Craddock's lead, leaving out the difficult-to-find violet liqueur.[4] Creme Yvette, a violet liqueur made with additional spices, can be substituted in versions that call for crème de violette.[5] Jump up ^ Hess, Robert.

BevMo! - RothmanWinter Creme De Violette. 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. It is still important. 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. 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). As a result, whenever we go to parties, people ask Lukus to make a cocktail. And since we were talking about cocktail dresses yesterday, I thought it only fitting that I ask him to share one of his recipes with us! I am excited for Lukus to share this recipe, as he actually won a competition based off of it. The cocktail? 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: In an emptied shaker (no ice!) 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. However, I’m always looking for new ways to make these smoothies even healthier. Today, I have a guest post by Alex Bonari, a freelance writer and researcher for College Scholarships, who offered to introduce Green Tea Smoothies to you and me. ___________________________________________________________________________________ Putting fresh fruit in your smoothie will not only help give a little more flavor, it will also give you more energy as well and even increase weight loss.What you need:1 large peach (sliced and pitted)½ a banana1 green tea bag½ cup of ice cubes1 tablespoon of honeyOriginal Recipe Courtesy of Wellsphere.

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. - StumbleUpon. S 25 Most Popular Recipes of 2010. 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. 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. Rudy's Molcajete Mixto Recipe. Post Prohibition | Handcrafted Libations by Josh Sullivan. Jonny's Hard Cider Ice Cream.