Scotch Whisky Fudge & Types Of Scotch: It’s National Scotch Day

July 27th is National Scotch Day. It’s a reason to pour yourself a dram (or glass, as we say in the U.S.) of your favorite amber libation. We’ve got some Scotch-infused fudge for you, below. But first, a bit about the whisky itself. While alcohol has been distilled since the eighth century, the first known…
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How To Have A Tequila Party For National Tequila Day

July 24th is National Tequila Day. How about a “pot luck” tequila tasting? The idea is to compare different tequilas, and decide which brands you prefer. It can be as simple as tequila and tortilla chips get-together, or a tequila-and-dinner potluck. Call your favorite tequila lovers and ask them what brand(s) they have. Then, make…
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Frozen Cantaloupe Cocktail Recipe (Frozen Cocktails Are Fun!)

[1] Frozen melon cocktail served in melon halves. The recipe is below (photo © Melissa’s Produce). [2] A Charentais melon is a more refined cantaloupe. While you can’t smell or taste it here, look at the smoothe skin (photo © Marius Kant | Wikipedia). [3] Charentais melons in a market in France (public domain image).…
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Use Frozen Grapes For Ice Cubes

This tip falls in the “food fun” category. Some of us keep grapes in the freezer as snacks. The icy grapes are like sorbet with no sugar added. The grapes have enough natural sugar, and enough water, to create the “sorbet” effect. You can be satisfied with a few frozen grapes, as opposed to digging…
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Mojito Cocktail Recipes For National Mojito Day

[1] The fixings for a classic Mojito. Note the sugar cane “swizzle stick” (photo © Jennifer Schmidt | Unsplash). [2] A classic Mojito at Seviche restaurant (photo © Seviche | Louisville). [3] A Cherry Mojito. The recipe is below (photo © Jochem Raat | Unsplash). [4] A Coconut Mojito. Here’s the recipe (photo © Firewater…
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