Whether you're looking for a drink recipe that's basic (lemonade), healthy (smoothies), seasonal (eggnog), or alcoholic (berrytinis or mojitos), this collection of drink ideas makes a great addition to the day's menu.
Make Your Best Coffee Ever
Who needs a barista when a few coffee-making skills are all you need? Our tips save you money on your coffee habit.shop. Regardless of the brewing method you choose, all we start with freshly ground coffee beans Coffee beans are roasted to various degrees of darkness. Choose darker beans for a stronger flavor, lighter beans for mild tasting coffee, and create your own blend for something in between. Coffee grinders are inexpensive and well worthy investment. Since coffee beans lose their freshness quickly, it's best to grind them fresh each time you make coffee. The most popular methods for brewing coffee are the automatic drip, the manual drip, and the French press Follow the manufacturer's guidelines for your coffee maker for either a fine or coarse grind. For an automatic-drip coffee maker, measure the ground coffee into the filter, pour the water into the reservoir. Each 6-ounce cup of coffee, use three quarters of a cup of fresh cold water and one to two tablespoons of ground coffee depending on how strong you like your brew. And press the button to start the brewing process. To use a manual drip
Zero-Calorie Iced Tea
Refresh with a homemade iced tea. We've got two ways to make it: One the stovetop and in the refrigerator.tea brew for about 24 hours. For a refreshing finishing touch, serve iced tea with lemon slices and fresh mint leaves .
How to Make a White Russian to Impress Your Friends
A classic White Russian is one of the easiest drinks to make. Learn the three ingredients and the proportions you need to master it.a kick of vodka that couldn't be simpler to make. Combine a quarter cup of vodka together with 2 tablespoons of coffee liquor and 3 tablespoons of light cream. Give it a good stir. Add a few ice cubes if you'd like. The white Russian is the perfect after-dinner drink. So tasty and satisfying, it's good enough to take the place
How to Make a Mojito
Light, refreshing, and minty - mojitos are the perfect party drink. Let us show you how to make a mojito that's easy, delicious, and sure to be the hit of your party.easily make this minty Cuban drink. Start by placing eight or so mint leaves and sugar in a cocktail shaker. You can also make your drink directly in your glass if you don't have a cocktail shaker. Use the end of a wooden spoon or a muddler, if you have one, to mash or muddle your leaves and sugar together. This helps release the flavor in your mint. Next, pour lime juice, rum and ice cubes into your cocktail shaker. Shake, shake, shake up your drink. Now, all you have to do is strain your drink into an ice-filled tall or lowball glass, and top off with club soda. Garnish with fresh mint and a slice of lime for a restaurant worthy drink that's made to be shared with friends.
How to Make Blackberry Bourbon Lemonade
Our lemonade cocktail is bursting with the flavors of blackberry and bourbon. See our simple steps for making this delicious summer drink.the mixture through a fine mesh strainer, pressing the fruit with a wooden spoon to extract as much liquid as you can. Now that we have our syrup, it's time to mix up our cocktail. In a cocktail shaker , combine bourbon, lemon juice , the blackberry rosemary syrup and ice. Shake until well chilled about 30 seconds or so. Then, strain into a glass filled with
How to Make Strawberry Coconut Cream Soda
Sip on a sparkling summer drink that's bursting with fresh strawberries and the sweetness of cream soda. It's the tastiest way to cool down on a hot day.the mashed strawberries, then fill with ice. Add 2 tablespoons of refrigerated coconut milk to the glass and top with about 1/2 cup of club soda. Give the drinks a stir before serving, and then kick
How to Make a Berrytini
Enjoy a delicious summer drink by learning how to make a berrytini. The refreshing cocktail includes fresh blackberries and should be served in a chilled glass – we show you how to shake it up.-We're gonna make a Mom-A-licious Summertini, developed by Domenica Catelli, a Cookbook author and chef and it is great to help Mom get ready for the party when she has worked all afternoon on all
How to Make Lemonade
No sour lemons here! We show you how to make lemonade, turning it from a roadside-stand treat to a refreshing anytime drink.Now, for the easy lemonade formula, 3 parts water to 1 part fresh lemon juice . Got it? 3 to 1 and stir. Sweeten with sugar as you go, tasting as you add. Keep stirring. Ah, now that??s
How to Make a Smoothie
Watch our so-simple formula for how to make a smoothie. We break down the four ingredients you need for tasty smoothies (hint: ice isn’t one of them).boost with your smoothie? Just toss in a scoop of whey powder, wheat germ or peanut butter to power up and voila, our four to one smoothie formula gives you delicious smoothies everytime.
How to Make Eggnog
Constant stirring is a key to great homemade eggnog. A bath of ice water is also a critical step to make this traditional holiday drink.The secret is knowing when the custard is perfectly cooked. Combine the egg yolks , milk and sugar in a heavy sauce pan, then cook over medium heat whisking constantly. This is really important. Don't rush it by turning up the heat. That may cause the custard to boil or