Apparently, there’s QUITE a flavorful difference between brewing hot coffee and icing it down, and creating iced coffee through cold brewing techniques. From Lifehacker:
Matthew Yglesias at the Internet Food Association blog writes that it’s really a matter of overnight cold-brewing and straining. First, gather up 1 cup of coarse-ground coffee and stir it into 4 1/2 cups of water, or strengthen the mix to taste. After that ‘stick it in the fridge for, ideally, a 12 hour overnight brew. Continue Reading
A giant bowl of wispy punch is certainly festive, but a true ghost-host offers their guest customized cocktails that suit their own tastes. Here’s a few ideas to get your fall festivities popping.
Garnishes: ANY mixed drink can get a scary-fun makeover with a frightful garnish. Simply mix up drinks per usual, but sink one of the following into your highball or martini glass:
Plastic spider rings Gummy worms Novelty eyeballs A few drops of black and red food coloring Candy corn Plastic skulls or bones Black Screwdriver 1 1/2 ounces Blavod Black Vodka, chilled 3 ounces Tangerine juice, pulp-free and chilled Halloween candy (garnish)
1 oz Hennessy VSOP Cognac
1 1/2 oz orange juice 1/2 oz ginger ale 1/2 oz Grand Marnier orange wheel and lime twist for garnish Black Martini
3 1/2 oz gin or vodka
1/2 oz blackberry brandy or black raspberry liqueur orange twist or black olive for garnish
2 parts Cruzan Dark Rum
6-8 fresh mint leaves 1/2 part Fee Brothers Spiced Cordial Syrup 1 egg white
When I was a kid, I refused to drink fruit punch from a glass, because I was always afraid it’d give me that lipstain red moustache that youngsters get from slurping.
Now, there’s no need, cause as long as you keep
this glass to your face, no one will ever be the wiser. Via.
Almost a year ago,
I asked Curbliers for their favorite DIY Flavored water recipes. A few days ago, money-management blog Wise Bread offered eight recipes to give your water a little extra zing on the cheap.
1. Salt – Adds electrolytes per those fancy, sugared up sports drinks.
2. Ginger – If you like spices, ginger is a great way to add a “zing” to your water.
3. Citrus – Freeze citrus zest within ice cubes.
“We’re talking serious attention to detail here – not content with
creating coasters shaped like the more common 3.5-inch floppy disks, Supermandolini has gone back even further in time, producing a coaster range including 5.25-inch diskettes.
Yes, we’re in the land of 70s computing with the
Soft Sector coasters. But this isn’t just an exercise in geek, it’s really sharp design, with each 9cm x 9cm coaster having its own colourful and individual glossy finish, with a foam base to keep your drink secure. Continue Reading
Gomestic comes through again with another list of additional uses for a household item:
Fifteen Wonderful Uses for Tea. Soothe razor burn. Refresh tired eyes. Ease pain and bleeding of a lost tooth. De-stink your feet. Relieve pain from shots and injections. Reduce pain from sunburn. Salve poison ivy rash. Gargle to reduce toothache. Wash your hair. Clean wood furniture. Nourish your roses. Clean a mirror. Keep potted plants healthier Use as potpourri. Feed your compost bin. Continue Reading
With a pH level around 3, regular cola can work its sweet and acidic magic on items all over the home. Lizzie from Gomestic offers
12 new ways to use the soft drink to make your life cleaner and more fun…(and more sticky?) Clean a burnt saucepan. Age a photograph. Lighten an intense hair dye. Clean your coins. Clean the toilet. Make a barbecue sauce. Condition your hair. Rid your plants of slugs. Loosen rusty bolts. Continue Reading
I can't read German, so there's not much more detail I can provide, but these are totally dope.
website describes: Topfuntersetzer Aufschnitt mit Rotwurst, Mortadella und Bierwurst Die Filzscheiben Aufschnitt aus 100 % Schurwolle sind mit einem beidseitigen Textildruck veredelt. Von jeder Wurstsorte ist 1Scheibe im Set.
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If beaded wineglass charms don't really suit your style…
how about reusable drink decals in a tiki or gnome theme?
clinQs.com : clinQs are reusable vinyl drink decals. A perfect accessory to avoid a beverage mix-up. Ideal for parties, office, gatherings, meetings, conferences, etc. clinQs can be used with almost any drink container, from beer cans to your finest stemware. clinQs are reusable! After use, store the decal on the clinQs header card, or most any surface (i. Continue Reading