Limes are packed with vitamin C - important for your immune system, especially in the cold and flu season. But lime juice has also been shown in medical studies to fight more serious illnesses, such as malaria, cholera, golden staph and gastric inflammation.
One of the most refreshing juices you can drink. Find out just how easy it is to make. Passion fruit juice is beneficial for those suffering from high blood pressure and insomnia.
Convert your excess runner beans into something useful. Surprise your friends by making vegetable wine from green beans. Here's what happened when I made runner bean wine from my garden crop.
Some people just can't handle the taste of coffee. Some actually despise the taste! If you do, don't worry. There are many exciting drinks at Starbucks with no coffee and less caffeine.
A quick, reliable way to make cider without specialist equipment, ingredients, or knowledge. An ideal summer drink.
If you want it to taste good, you need to keep coffee fresh - Here are 8 tips on how to store coffee so that it doesn't lose flavor.
There's nothing more comforting than sitting near a fire on a brisk winter morning with a mug of freshly brewed chai tea. Slow-brewed from whole spices, this tea will be your new favorite.
If you suffer from a muscle cramp during a workout or sporting event, drink pickle juice. Find out how pickle juice can get rid of muscle cramps fast!
Look at these ingredients! Ginger, garlic, and yogurt all have miraculous properties that are beneficial to your health. This beverage can be used as a side dish or drink. I made it in 10 min.
Country wines are so much fun and perfect for those of us who aren't brewing or wine-making experts! Here's a simple recipe with easy-to-follow instructions for making peach wine from whole peaches.
Learn how to make Pisco Sour, the national cocktail of Peru! Try either the Authentic or Quick & Easy Pisco Sour recipe. Also included: substitutions and how to find ingredients in the United States.
Recommendations for the best milk frother currently available, including handheld and electric models.
The best homemade blackberry brandy is easy to make at home. Homemade Blackberry Brandy is great for sipping or to pour over ice cream or use in desserts.
Tambuli, or cold soup, is a Karnataka specialty. This fenugreek (methi) leaf tambuli is a yogurt-based dish that can be used as a side dish or beverage. You can make this nutritious drink in a jiffy.
Moka Pots are a quick and easy way to make heavenly stovetop espresso. But if you run into any difficulties, this guide should have you sipping the perfect cup of coffee in no time at all.
Easy to follow steps for making delicious elderflower champagne. Just pick your blossoms and combine them with water, lemons, sugar and white wine vinegar. Safety instructions included.
This guide talks all about the macchiatos on the Starbucks menu, including the very popular Caramel Macchiato. Learn all about these beverages from a Starbucks barista's perspective.
What's the secret to the best limeade? Learn how to make summer's most refreshing beverage...with or without a blender! Also included: how to utilize the whole lime for economical limeade.
Grinding your own coffee is recommended if you want your beverages to have maximum flavor. I look at the main types of grinder for coffee and give examples of my favorite products.
Four great green tea recipes, including a regular iced green tea recipe, a mint tea recipe, a peach tea recipe, and a wonderful diet green tea with citrus juices. Photos and easy instructions included!
Collectors and investors pay thousands of dollars for a single bottle of wine and sometimes lawsuits ensue.
Wine tastings are the perfect opportunity to observe an insufferable breed of humans who pretend they possess a highly specialized knowledge and that other mortals should bow before their superiority.
Step-by-step photos and instructions for making your own pineapple-infused vodka. It's an easy and enjoyable project with tasty results. Drink recipes included.
We should be limiting our total exposure to fluoride from tea, based on the potential dangers associated with fluoride exposure and the high levels present in many types of tea. At the same time, incorporating benefits from different types of teas provides a wide variety of benefits.
A simple recipe that will transform the taste of Ensure and the way you drink it. Pair with juice and fruit for a delicious frozen drink. Nutrition CAN be fast, easy and yummy after all.
A quick and clear guide to green and white teas, from health benefits and warnings to brewing and different varieties, read this for a whistle-stop tour of the fragrant and delicious world of tea.
Easy-to-follow guide with pictures on how to make nocino, or Italian green walnut liqueur (also known as orahovica or orahovac in Croatian, or liqueur de noix in French).
Mulled wine or Bishop's wine is very easy to make. The sweet and spicy flavor of homemade mulled wine goes very well with home-baked New Year Eve doughnut balls. It's not expensive, you only need cheap wine, an orange, a lemon, cloves, sugar, and an old kettle to cook it in.
Choosing a wine should be an enjoyable experience. But with so many varieties, styles, and regions to choose from, it can be an overwhelming task. Here are ten tips to help you make a decision.
Information detailing the beneficial properties of a selection of herbs that can be made into healing hot and cold drinks. Includes recipes that can be made easily at home.
Although we don't usually hear many good things about alcohol, there have been more and more articles praising the health benefits of tequila lately. Let's see how true or fictitious those claims turn out to be.
You don't have to pay an arm and a leg for a good coffee grinder in my experience. Here are three suggestions for inexpensive coffee grinders.
Homemade peach brandy is delicious and easy to make. If you have access to your own peaches,pick the fruit at the peak of its ripeness for jams, pies and, of course, peach brandy. Here is a simple recipe for peach brandy that is sure to turn out well.
What's the best way to store wine - with a cork or with a screw cap? Find out one clever solution to this wine drinker's dilemma.
Martinis have been comforting the stressed since Martini di Arma di Taggia slid one across the bar top to a customer in New York in 1911. Or, maybe not
A comprehensive guide that covers both the basics of Starbucks Frappuccinos and all of the components of blended coffee Frappucinos. The author is a Starbucks barista.
These are the strong liqueurs traditionally consumed after a meal to help digestion. They're known as "digestivos" in Italian.
How to make 8 delicious drinks including Frozen Mudslide and Twisted Brazilian Lemonade plus 2 cool concoctions of vodka watermelon and layered jelly shots.
Crystal Pepsi was a massive failure when it was introduced in 1993, but its cult following celebrated its return - for a limited time, of course - in 2016.
Liquids that glow in the dark and party drink recipe ideas. Make glowing milkshakes, fruit drinks, energy mix, fluorescent Jell-O, and even a prank glow drink.
“In vino veritas.” (In wine there is truth.) – Pliny, the Elder, 23-79 A.D. Number two in the Joy of quoting famous dead people looks at wine, and what folks have had to say about wine since the beginning of time.
I'm usually not very picky when it comes to beer, but after trying the abomination known as BOXER, I felt it was my duty to warn fellow beer drinkers about this noxious brew.
If you're looking for easy and delicious juicing recipes to help you lose weight, check out this article. Find out which fruits and vegetables to juice for maximum result.
The quickest way to make the best fresh coffee is to use a French press coffee maker. Discover the ten best products available today...
Gin is generally drunk with mixers and features in many classic cocktails. It comes in many different styles and taste profiles. This article provides five selections for the best London dry gins.
In this recipe, I blend two roots (or rhizomes, to be precise) into a simple, delicious anti-inflammatory tonic that I use to alleviate my joint pain.
Learn more about the history of afternoon tea and the proper etiquette that comes with hosting and attending afternoon tea.
A simple, easy-to-follow recipe with instructions for making homemade raspberry wine from whole raspberries.
A selection of non-alcoholic Irish-themed beverages, great for St. Patrick's Day or other celebrations.
Ginger beer is a good alternative to ordinary beer for your St. Patrick's Day party this year. Do note that brewed ginger beer is an alcoholic beverage and that it must be made non-alcoholic for kids.
This is a great old family recipe for Rock and Rye. If you have never tasted Rock and Rye, you are in for a treat. It has a smooth, sweet flavor that goes down easily.
Want a good tasting shot that will get you drunk but is easy to make? Here are 17 recipes that you can prepare for your next party and go down smooth.
Teabags might be a little more convenient, but loose leaf green and white teas are bursting with antioxidants and other healthful properties. But how much of a difference is there really? Is loose leaf tea actually so inconvenient to prepare? And is...
If you're curious about the second fermentation of your kombucha, search no farther. This guide will give you all you need. Get recipes including matcha green tea, ginger lemon, and more.
As responsible drinkers like to know what they are drinking, responsible home brewers should be able to tell them. This article explains how to manage sugar content and alcohol production.
There are two kinds of people in the world: those who love eggnog and those who despise it (or assume they will). Let's join hands, learn some fun history, and share recipes. You might love eggnog.
There is nothing more fun than having Jell-O shots at one of your parties. They are relatively inexpensive to make and something fun you can have on hand to offer your guests and their friends.
I'm not much of an alcohol drinker. However, this creamy, luscious liquor is my siren song. I love cooking with it and drinking it! I'd love to share my recipes with you.
Advocates of Bulletproof coffee claim that this miracle potion can give you lots of energy, improve your IQ and even help you lose weight. Too good to be true?
A must-read for the beginner or the advanced tea drinker, covering the production process, types of leaves, blends, flavorings, and health benefits.
From taste to price, the results are in! Is Pellegrino's quality worth the high cost, or can Trader Joe's more economical sparkling mineral water stand up to the quality test? See for yourself how Pellegrino vs Trader Joe's carbonated bottled waters compare across the board.
Brewing a mead the really old fashioned way! Making a mead the same way the Anglo-Saxons did in the 400s, during the Dark Ages of Britain.
Getting that barista-style coffee is simpler than you think. Learn some essential tips to self-brew the best coffee you have ever tasted!
Manual coffee grinders are quiet, don't require a power source, plus they give you full control over the grinding process. I suggest my best 3 crank-operated mills.
Fruit and yogurt smoothies are a great way for everyone to get their daily servings of fruit. Here are 5 healthy recipes, as well as suggestions for healthy add-ins for an extra nutritional boost.
Kimberly Snyder's Detox Solution includes her signature recipe for a vegetable and fruit smoothie. The Glowing Green Smoothie will help you clear up your skin and make you feel radiant and glowing from the inside.
A hard apple cider recipe with a twist! Simple, easy-to-follow instructions for making apple-pear cider.
For hardcore whisky fans like myself, there is nothing quite like a dram of single malt. Here are my selections for the 5 best single malt Scotch whiskies.
Learn how to choose the best champagne glass, chill your bubbly properly, open the sparkling wine safely and confidently, and pour this classic beverage with minimal foaming for maximum effervescence.
Learn how to make Joshua's famous margaritas. How can you choose the best-tasting tequila? Which liqueur complements tequila and lime better than triple sec? Also included: An interview with Joshua.
One of the less welcome side effects of drinking green or white tea is that it can make you go to the loo more. Don't worry. This is actually a sign that the tea is working, and it is only temporary.
Starbucks eating away more of your income than you'd like to admit? A Starbucks barista reveals how to make copycat frappes at home!
Don't waste your money ordering an expensive Kombucha kit. This exhaustive guide to creating your own will set you up in no time.
Did you know that hot chocolate isn't the same thing as hot cocoa? Americans often use the two terms interchangeably, but this is confusing to the European and South American audiences.
Using dry ice to make drinks is easy and entertaining. You can use dry ice to make root beer, sodas, spooky punches, and mysterious fogging drinks.
Earl Grey tea is a black tea flavored by oil of bergamot. The fragrant oil is produced from the bergamot orange and is used in many products. The best oil is produced in Calabria in Italy.
A delicious and refreshing selection of original cocktail recipes made from vodka and a tasty variety of summer fruits. Recipes use fruits ranging from mango and pineapple to tomato and cucumber.
No matter if you are a hardcore tea aficionado or not, you can't help but perk up when you hear the words: "bubble tea."
I offer a guide to using stovetop espresso makers and suggest three of my favorite products currently available.
Many people are surprised to find out rosé wine is not white and red mixed together. Rosé wine is a wine making process that uses red grapes to make a light blush wine.
Growing your own Ginger Beer Plant and then making your own alcoholic Ginger Beer is easier than you might think. This article explains in detail how to go about it and what results you can expect to achieve....
What's the big secret companies keep from consumers? Be informed about the orange juice you drink and the real health benefits.
Coffee-flavored vodka is a delicious and versatile treat, and making your own is easy and inexpensive.
Getting the milk just right for your cappuccino or latte is essential. Here is a top 5 list of the best espresso thermometers currently available.
I think blue curaçao cocktails are very refreshing, and some of my favorite cocktails contain this delicious liqueur. Check out 10 of (what I think are) the best blue curaçao cocktails.
Beer, in moderation, is a healthy addition to your diet. But you do need to weigh in the negatives before drinking a bottle every day!
The Japanese tea ceremony is a very formal, yet quiet and zen-like experience meant to calm and entertain guests.
100 matcha recipes! Recipes include everything from matcha eggnog, matcha cookies, matcha smoothies, matcha brownies to matcha martinis! Check out the recipes below! - Enjoy! MissOlive
Need to open a bottle of wine but you haven't got a corkscrew? This article looks at the different methods you can employ to remove that pesky cork.
It's amazing how much good a little plant can do for our health. Herbal teas aren't just good for you, they are fun to create and they taste good too.