With a flavor combination that is beloved by many, this chocolate peanut butter milkshake recipe is sure to satisfy everyone. Easy to follow instructions are included.
There are more similarities than differences between hard liquors or spirits, including gin, rum, tequila, vodka and whiskey/whisky. For example, they were all originally used for medicinal purposes, and they make great cocktails. They also have a few differences, too.
This guide will break down how I improved my morning with this tea and provide instructions on how you can too!
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.
The history of coffee dates back over 1000 years, and taste for the bean has permeated around the globe. In the style of Proust, each country and city offers a unique taste and blend—and memories.
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.
Getting the milk just right for your cappuccino or latte is essential. Here is my top 3 list of the best espresso thermometers currently available.
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.
What's a Star Trek party without Bloodwine and Warp Core Breaches? Dullsville. But don't worry, help is here. This is a collection of "Star Trek" drinks.
This is a recipe for a simple blueberry banana smoothie that you can prepare in under ten minutes. A great snack to start the day or a refreshing pick me up.
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.
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.
Have you ever eaten at Tokyo Tokyo? It's the most popular Japanese food restaurant chain in the Philippines. This restaurant offers a variety of delicious foods and drinks. Learn how I recreated their famous red iced tea at home.
If you've grown herbs for herbal teas or tisanes, the next step is to preserve them. You can dry them easily and make your own herbal teas with them.
Do you love gourmet coffee from your favorite coffee shop, but hate that they can be loaded with calories? Here's a solution, low-calorie coffee drinks at your favorite gourmet coffee houses like Starbucks, Caribou, Dunn Bros, and Dunkin' Donuts...
Want to try butter tea but can't trek out all the way into the furthest corners of the Himalayas? Check out this authentic Tibetan recipe for this warm drink!
Ginger is one of the most vibrant, delightful, and hardworking spices around, but it rarely receives the recognition it deserves. If you're not familiar with the wonders of ginger tea, dive in.
Starbucks' green tea matcha latte is mostly sugar. You can make a healthier version at home that's cheaper and healthier! I've also included in-depth ingredients research.
Explore the story of sherry, a fortified wine of a unique region in Spain. Along the way we’ll find recipes for dinners, desserts, and appetizers.
Do you love making smoothies but don't want to use bananas in them? There are lots of easy healthy green smoothie recipes that produce delicious, creamy drinks without bananas!
Are you craving bubble tea? Learn how to make your own delicious concoction at home. It's easy, and it will save you lots of money, too!
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.
Organic fruit smoothies are a quick, delicious, and healthy way to start your morning. All you need is a small blender, some organic fruit, and a couple of other easy-to-find ingredients.
We don't clean it as often as we should so grab your vinegar and baking soda, it is time to clean that scaly teapot.
On the rocks or on the stem, the vodka martini is the iconic baby boomer drink with its own history, lore, and more, including the secret recipe for the perfect vodka martini.
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy delicious cold watermelon drinks. There are lots of non-alcoholic and alcoholic recipes with options ranging from lemonade to sangria to Moscow mules.
Here's how to clean and sanitize beer bottles for homebrewing using what you (probably) have around the house.
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.
Passion fruit juice is one of the most refreshing juices around. Find out just how easy it is to make, and learn about some of its health benefits, as well.
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.
How to brew your own elderberry mead or honey wine when your elder trees are brimming with fruit. Making mead is easy, and you'll be enjoying it around the holidays. This mead recipe is for a melomel.
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.
Nearly everyone is a coffee drinker, but few know where it comes from. Here's a short history of this magical hot black liquid.
Easy Starbucks iced caramel macchiato recipe for a fraction of the price. You can even make this delicious drink without an expensive espresso machine!
The first whiskey sour was poured in Wisconsin in 1870. Today there are hundreds of recipes. This is how to make a whiskey sour that tastes the way it should.
Try this delicious recipe for grenadine ginger tea. A truly refreshing tea with a twist that everyone will enjoy drinking, any time of day.
A simple, easy-to-follow recipe with instructions for making homemade raspberry wine from whole raspberries.
Making homemade coconut milk is easy, fast, and cheap, but which is the best way to do it? This article compares milk made from fresh coconuts with the dried and shredded versions, simmered and cold.
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?
Follow these tips to have an elegant tea party for your next social gathering that requires a special touch.
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.
What should you do when you've dropped your bottle or can of soda, and you want to drink it without having fizz blow all over your hands? Check out this guide to opening soda without any explosions.
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.
Here's 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.
Start off your brewing career with a simple mead recipe of five ingredients you can buy at your local grocery store.
Discover alternatives to using espresso machines for making your own espresso drinks at home or on the go.
Here I will show you step by step how to juice fresh noni fruit using a blender. The noni is used as a diet aid and also is claimed to be beneficial in the battle of some cancers.
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.
This article will examine how different types of tea are prepared and enjoyed across seven different countries.
This refreshing cucumber cooler is prepared with cucumber, mint and lemon—perfect for summer! Recipe video included.
Starbucks eating away more of your income than you'd like to admit? A Starbucks barista reveals how to make copycat frappes at home!
This is a cheap and easy way to make your own mead at home. Mead is also known as honey wine, and has been celebrated for millennia as a divine alcoholic beverage.
What's the big secret companies keep from consumers? Be informed about the orange juice you drink and the real health benefits.
Coconut wine, also known as tuba or bahalina, is a popular drink in the Philippines. Learn about its different variations and how it's made.
In order to keep your Keurig coffee maker functioning properly and the coffee tasting great, users must clean their machine and care for it on a regular basis.
A list of my favorite cheap wines that still taste great including brands like Franzia, Lambrusco, Vendage, and Carlo Rossi.
No wine beats Champagne. The bubbly liquid stands for celebration and classy events, and it tastes like heaven. Learn more about the exclusive name, preparation and vintages behind this world-famous wine.
As responsible drinkers like to know what they are drinking, responsible homebrewers should be able to tell them. This article explains how to manage sugar content and alcohol production.
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.
Coffee-flavored vodka is a delicious and versatile treat, and making your own is easy and inexpensive.
Learn how to make the perfect Irish coffee recipe with step-by-step instructions, my own photos and videos. Irish coffee has four ingredients and is easy to make once you know how. Hear the interesting history of this traditional whiskey drink.
So you push the button and your Keurig does nothing. Well, then check out this guide on how to fix it almost instantly and get that coffee brewing again!
From the fountains of yesterday to the plastic bottles of today, many soda pop brands have hit the marketplace; some are still here, and some are long gone. Throughout the decades, we Americans have loved our soda pop, and we still do! What is your favorite soft drink?
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.
Wine is called the elixir of the gods. Let's take a look at what famous thinkers, writers, and poets have said 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.
How does the popular new Flaviar spirits membership club work? Is it legit?Is it a scam? Can it save you any money on alcohol? I tried it out so you don't have to!
Learn British afternoon tea customs, traditions and history plus party planning tips including setting the mood, invitations, menu and recipe suggestions and beautiful tablescapes.
I offer a guide to using stovetop espresso makers and suggest three of my favorite products currently available.
What's the secret to making the perfect gin and tonic? Let me show you, and you'll never make it another way again. This is a must-have recipe for the gin-lover.
Over the years, I have had several opportunities to make martinis, shots, and cocktails, but the pineapple upside-down cake martini and shot really takes the upside-down cake.
Here's a simple and reliable method for making wholesome red and white table wine from supermarket grape juice, sugar, and yeast. No chemicals and no specialist equipment needed.
The wine industry in Vermont is growing, especially with the emergence of cold-hardy grape varieties. Each of its wineries offers something unique and individual to its patrons. Here are a few of my favorite tasting rooms near Burlington, Vermont.
Did you know that you can make a delicious wine from tea? It's quick and easy to make (need no for special equipment). Want to know how? Read on...
Is your Bunn coffee maker overflowing or not filling up enough? This article will explain how to adjust the water level on your brewer.
Are you looking for a good stovetop espresso maker? This article reviews a couple of the top options around. And don't worry, you won't believe how affordable brewing this way can be!
Is store-bought kombucha a healthy drink you might serve your kids, or is it a controversial and questionable concoction to worry about? Read on to get the full story on the alcohol content of this popular drink.
This drink is always a winner with anyone who has tried it and likes fruity drinks. Disclaimer: It does NOT contain any marijuana.
Fruit and vegetable smoothies are a great way to start the day and this carrot and banana smoothie recipe is delicious any time. Are you consuming your daily recommended fruit and veggie servings? This smoothie recipe is a great way to incorporate more healthy foods into your daily diet and routine.
Rainbow Jell-O shots are a perfect treat to serve at any rainbow-themed party, especially Gay Pride parties!
Sometimes our morning coffee tastes better than at other times, and we may not know why, especially when we stick to our chosen brand—in my case, Nescafe's Alta Rica. Here are some wonderful hints and tips to make sure you make the best cup of instant coffee each time.
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.
Liven up any party or a quiet evening at home with a bourbon and soda. A few suggested twists on this classic ratchet up the fun!
What is Goon? What does it mean to slap it? Which flavours are best? And what can you do with the space bags? Learn about Australia's famous drink here.
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.
Milo is a delicious, satisfying drink that makes a wonderful alternative to coffee. Widely consumed in Australia, Asia and Mexico, Milo is sold as a sports energy drink and is enjoyed by millions.
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.
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.
Learn how to make Pisco Sour, the national cocktail of Peru! Try either the authentic or quick and easy Pisco Sour recipe. Also included: substitutions and how to find ingredients in the United States.
Adding a flavored rim to the glass is a great way to add taste and eye appeal to a drink. Rimming is very simple to do and can be added to any drink, even non-alcoholic ones. You will find instructions on how to do a basic glass rim here as well as some ideas for other types of rimming to make your drinks really impressive.
Grinding your own coffee is recommended if you want your beverages to have maximum flavor. In this article, I cover the main types of coffee grinders and give examples of my favorite products.
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. Are these claims true or false?
I think Coke Lite tastes better than Diet Coke. Coke Lite is what is served in many areas of Europe and Central/South America. Lite uses a different mix of sweeteners than Diet Coke.
A must-read for the beginner or the advanced tea drinker, covering the production process, types of leaves, blends, flavorings, and health benefits.
Malunggay is a widely cultivated plant in the Philippines. It is also known as Moringa, West Indian Tree, horseradish tree, ben oil tree, drumstick tree, la mu (Mandarin), arzan taiga (Burkina Faso), windi bundu (Niger), among others. Malunggay...
A mocktail is a non-alcoholic cocktail. These drinks are ideal for a ladies' night out, children's parties, or for those who don't drink alcohol. There's a drink here for every occasion.
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.
For a terrific sweet treat, try this rich and creamy strawberry banana milkshake. Top it with a little whipped cream and you'll be set.
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.
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.
Ever wondered what's in a Spanish coffee cocktail? Learn to make it at home with this easy carajillo recipe.
Red wine is sultry and captivating. From the curvy glass, the delicious aroma, and the alluring color, red wine is the ultimate date beverage that enhances the romantic mood.
Looking for an easy amaretto drink for the patio? This sweet and sour amaretto cocktail is a wonderful way to cool off on a hot summer day. Bet you can’t have just one!
Moringa leaves are very nutritious. They contain powerful antioxidants. Also, they can help control blood sugar levels and prevent cholesterol formation in the body. Try this easy, healthy dish.
A stove top coffee percolator is an old-fashioned way of brewing coffee, and it produces better coffee than electric coffee makers. Read to find out how to use a percolator.
Limes are packed with vitamin C, which is 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. Read on to learn more!
I recently read an article about five beers men over 25 aren't supposed to drink. Well, I think you should drink whatever makes you happy—including these 5 beers.
A collection of 25 Jägermeister shot or shooter recipes. There are shots with Bailey's, Blue Curaçao, Goldschlager, and more. Some shots pack a punch, others are a light caress—all are delicious.
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).
A delicious homemade version of a Double Chocolate-Chip Frappuccino: a fancy and delicious iced chocolate milk and very easy to make! For more original recipes go to dangerouslydelishh.com
The traditional martini is a blended cocktail of gin or vodka and vermouth. This article will give you the basics for how to understand what the customer is ordering and how to prepare their martini.
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.
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.
Learn the secret to a perfect Jell-O shot. And then learn how to take those shots to the next level with over 65 different combinations. Happy drinking!
This brewery makes 100% natural and handcrafted beer with the same process perfected by Peter Straub over 125 years ago. Visit the brewery and experience the wonders of the Eternal Tap in the town of Saint Marys, PA.
The quickest way to make the best fresh coffee is to use a French press coffee maker. Discover the ten best products available today.
Save time and money! Try my fast and practical guide to making delicious Starbucks iced coffee at home in ten minutes or less. Now you can be sure your coffee is exactly to your liking!
Directions and tips on how to clean a coffee maker. This is a quick and easy procedure that takes only a few minutes.
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.
Make your cafe mocha at home with a Nespresso Espresso machine using quality Ghirardelli chocolate. Just follow this recipe and you'll never go back to drive thru mochas! And yes, it beats Starbuck's Verismo!
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.
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.
"How To Make Great Coffee" sounds so simple, doesn't it? Yet it is a fine art of simplicity and complication. There are four main steps involved in making great coffee. Here I have laid it all out.
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.
I developed this recipe for a non-alcoholic pina colada smoothie after my honeymoon because the drink was SO good, but I didn't want alcohol.
This is an interesting question if you are interested in home brewing. Is it possible to brew coffee with espresso grounds or vice versa? Actually, the two types of beans are different.
This article reviews Gerhart Coffee Company's "Running Pump Roasting" coffee blends. I was so inspired by the "story in every cup" that I included a fictional short story along with my factual review!
Discover the amazing carrot juice benefits. A collection of delicious carrot juice recipes for health and weight loss.
The United States is home to a number of good companies that bottle spring water, but some consumers want to know where the actual springs are located. This article provides locations and maps.
Lemon balm is known to calm anxiety, restore depleted energy and its decongestant and antihistamine properties help with asthma and hayfever. Try a delicious glass of lemon balm tea to enjoy and receive the benefits this beautiful herb has to offer.
Earl Grey tea is a black tea flavored by oil of bergamot. The fragrant oil is produced from the bergamot orange. The best type is produced in Calabria in Italy.
Is homemade wine safe to drink? It should be both safe and wholesome, but there are some dreadful recipes and methods out there on the Internet. Here's how to avoid the shockers.
This article will teach you the basics on how to create and make a baby Guinness shot, which you can have at the bar, home, or a restaurant.
A hard apple cider recipe with a twist! Simple, easy-to-follow instructions for making apple-pear cider.
This article is about how to get more use out of your Nespresso U pods when the foil method does not work. I also included a frothed milk recipe that can be made with the Nespresso frother.
Step by step instructions how to make a Dole Whip Float from Disneyland. Here is the official recipe and a copycat version!
Valerian root has been used since ancient times to promote restful sleep. This guide will show you how to brew your own valerian root tea at home.
The different ways in which coffee is brewed around the world, from Turkish coffee to the French press method, drip coffee and types of drinks based on espresso.
The are a few products that simply scream the 80s. These seven drinks are so iconic to the 80s that they are sure to bring back memories.
How can you choose the best-tasting tequila? Which liqueur complements tequila and lime better than triple sec? Learn how to make Joshua's famous margaritas. (Including an interview with Joshua!)
There are countless varieties of coffee and coffee-based beverages out there. Even ordering a simple drink at your local cafe can feel overwhelming when you're presented with so many options. Learn the coffee drink basics here.
These diabetic-friendly drinks are filled with dietary fiber, complex carbs, vitamins and diabetes super foods.
Learn more about the history of afternoon tea and the proper etiquette that comes with hosting and attending afternoon tea.
If you’re a beer aficionado, you’ve probably wondered what it takes to make your own beer. Not that much actually. To make a small batch, you’ll need a brewing kit consisting of some essential items for beer making—and a little patience.
This snickerdoodle coffee is one of my many experiments. It took days to perfect, but every hour spent was worth it. Now it's time for me to share my amazing creation with you.
How to make 8 delicious drinks including Frozen Mudslide and Twisted Brazilian Lemonade plus 2 cool concoctions of vodka watermelon and layered jelly shots.
Five of the very best coffee makers out there, including favorites from BUNN, Keurig, and Cuisinart. Reviewed for price, temperature, ease of use, options, and of course, taste.
Flowering teas are not only great-tasting and healthful, they are also lovely to look at. It may be right up your alley… in fact, these “blooms” may just end up being your cup of tea!
Brighten up your party with some dazzling drinks sure to impress your guests! Here are some tips on making unique cocktails and glow-in-the-dark, fog, or flaming drinks.
Manual coffee grinders are quiet, they don't require a power source, plus they give you full control over the grinding process. I suggest my best 3 crank-operated mills.
Iced coffee is refreshing and delicious. This simple recipe is perfect for making your own iced coffee without the use of a blender.
Don't waste your money ordering an expensive Kombucha kit. This exhaustive guide to creating your own will set you up in no time.
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.
Rose hips are an excellent source of vitamin C. Learn how to identify, gather, and blend your delicious rose hip tea.
There are many wine descriptions and terms that wine experts and connoisseurs use when tasting wine. When you understand these terms you will be able to communicate what particular characteristics you enjoy in a wine. Here are 10 terms to know and how to taste wine like an expert.
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.
I was searching for an easy-to-use coffee maker that could brew a decent cut of Cappuccino. Oster’s BVSTEM6601SS-033, which is also marketed by Mr. Coffee, appears to be a good choice. This is my review.
How to use avocado oil in a smoothie! This recipe creates an easy and great tasting blend of spinach, banana, and yogurt that comes with all the health benefits of avocado oil.
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.
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 2018.
Here I list 10 of the best affordable bourbon whiskeys and explain why I selected each of them. Each bottle on this page can be purchased for around 20 dollars or less, and they're all well-worth the money.
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!
Winemaking is an easy and ancient art. Nowadays people desiring to try making wine at home don't have to purchase fresh grapes and expensive equipment. All that is needed to get started are some simple household items, a packet of wine yeast and some grape or other fruit juice from a neighborhood grocery store.
Learn how to make really great-tasting milky coffee with soya milk without the milk curdling and separating. Non-dairy lattes are firmly back on the menu now that I have solved this curdling conundrum.
A quick, reliable way to make cider without specialist equipment, ingredients, or knowledge. An ideal summer drink.
These are the strong liqueurs traditionally consumed after a meal to help digestion. They're known as "digestivos" in Italian.
This recipe for ginger tea with brown sugar is very easy to make, not to mention delicious. Ginger tea is good for helping with stomach gas, bloating, common cold, and nausea. It's a very good health tonic.
Shots can be strong. This list of 48 shot recipes is made for you, if you love a little liquor but want a fruiter, creamier, or more chocolatey taste!