Category: Beverage

Shake The Heat With a Chilly Chai

Shake The Heat With a Chilly Chai
I saw the weather forecast. We’re in for 90+ degrees this weekend. It was hard for me to believe that as I wrote this, while the chilly rains pelted the earth and I shivered in my sweatshirt and slippers, but that’s what they say. If they’re right about the coming heat wave, it means you... Read more »

Rich, Decadent Hot Chocolate--A sinful sip for Fat Tuesday

Rich, Decadent Hot Chocolate--A sinful sip for Fat Tuesday
Whether you call it Mardi Gras, Carnival, or Fat Tuesday, it’s similar—a time to celebrate and stuff yourself with a caloric feast before the restraint of lent starts on Ash Wednesday. Then you have 40 days of eating lean and mean. Theoretically. Today is Fat Tuesday, a day many people pig out, eating to their heart’s... Read more »

Apple Cider, Hot and Spicy—The cider house always rules!

Apple Cider, Hot and Spicy—The cider house always rules!
You know autumn is here when the leaves are changing and falling, there’s pumpkin everything at the grocery store, and people start having bonfires. My children like to have friends over for bonfires. The kids sit around the fire, show their propensity for pyromania, and make lots of noise. What I’ve noticed is that some... Read more »
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Make Mojito Water: Infuse your day with one last sip of summer

Make Mojito Water: Infuse your day with one last sip of summer
I sat outside a few days ago to write a blog about autumn and apples. You know, the leaves starting to change colors, pumpkins and cool winds and fall festivals. Then I looked in the garden. There, between the struggling tomato plant and the dried basil stalks… mint. Mint—that ridiculously resilient herb that plants itself... Read more »