TIP OF THE DAY: Agua Fresca, The Latin American Cooler

[1] Turn your favorite fruits into agua fresca (photo courtesy and recipe chart below Good Eggs). [2] If you can borrow a tap dispenser, it’s more convenient than pitchers (photo courtesy Flavor & The Menu).   It’s heading above 90 degrees and humid here for the next few days, and we’re planning enough cool drinks…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Chillsner Beer Cooler

Chill that beer in a minute. Photo courtesy Hewy Wine Chillers.   We’re quite enamored of the Corkcicle, a reusable, gel-filled plastic icicle. Kept in the freezer until you need it, it becomes a wine cooler and bottle stopper that chills down a bottle of wine or maintains the temperature of an already chilled bottle.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Agua Fresca, The Latin American Cooler

A lychee agua fresca, or cooler. Photo courtesy Melissas.com.   For summer entertaining, try a menu of aguas frescas. In Spanish, agua fresca means fresh water. In culinary terms, it refers to a variety of refreshing cold drinks that are sold by street vendors and at cafés throughout Latin America. They’re also available bottled in…
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