Is a fridge full of boring juice cramping your style? Then turn it into booze! “How?” you might ask. “Science,” I would then answer.
The DIY Juice to Alcohol Kit contains yeast packets you can use to turn the fructose into alcohol in just 48 hours.
It’s as simple as pouring the yeast into a 64-ounce bottle, screwing on the cap and waiting. You’ll be rewarded with a sparkling beverage with about 14% alcohol.
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Lunazul Tequila is a smooth, 100% blue agave tequila that tastes more expensive than it is.
In general, the blanco variety of tequila can sometimes be too harsh, if not done well. However, Lunazul Blanco is very smooth while still possessing a little heat.
It has a strong agave nose (which is a good thing) with a hint of fruitiness. There’s a mild floral taste accompanied by a hint of pepper and citrus. … Read more
What’s better than kicking back with some beer and pretzels? Why, adding some chocolate and marshmallow to the mix, of course! Beer and pretzel marshmallows are a brilliant creation.
Confectioner Truffle Truffle makes beer marshmallows (I didn’t know there was such a thing), dips them in chocolate and tops them off with a beer and pretzel brittle. Sweet, salty, crunchy, chewy … with beer. Though they were created for the Super Bowl, I don’t think … Read more
Chocolate-covered strawberries are the perfect romantic treat for Valentine’s Day. They pair well with Champagne and sparkling wine. They look pretty on the plate. However, they are actually inexpensive and easy to make.
When pairing this with champagne, you can’t go wrong. But if you’re looking for a nuanced pairing, keep in mind that you want the Champagne or sparkling wine to be as sweet as the chocolate. “Brut” has the least sugar, which would … Read more
Super Bowl party food is the best!
Game time is the perfect time for those snacks you’ve been craving for months. No matter whom you’re rooting for, here are a few of our favorite Super Bowl food recipes:
Creamy Artichoke Dip
Slow Cooker Super Bowl Chili
Sliders with Chipotle Mayo
Mexican Layered Dip
Bacon Cheddar Popcorn
Photo by Ron Almog.
A beautiful lemon spiral is a great garnish for cocktails like the French 75 or any cocktail that you want to add a little lemon oil to. You can also do this with oranges for cocktails that call for an orange twist. It takes a bit of practice but, as you’ll see in this video, it’s not that hard. All you’ll need besides lemon is a citrus zester, also called a channel knife.