TIP OF THE DAY: Grown Up Snow Cones

Remember your childhood summers, and how happy a snow cone made you? The rainbow snow cone (photo #3) was our personal favorite. Alas, when one’s palate evolves, those overly-sweet syrups from street vendors no longer bring pleasure. And the day-glow colors? Sheesh! One way we’ve worked around this is to make adult snow cones with…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Fantasy Ice Cream Pie

One of the easiest yet impressive desserts you can make make is an ice cream pie. In its quickest form, you buy a cookie crumb pie crust, a quart of ice cream and a jar of dessert sauce. Press the softened ice cream into the crust, freeze, garnish and serve. Have a few extra minutes?…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Spiked Hot Chocolate

Tomorrow, December 13th, is National Hot Chocolate Day, a drink that’s not just for kids. A few days ago we published an article on Christmas hot chocolate, to be enjoyed by all. But today’s recipes are for adults only. Turn your cup of hot chocolate into an adult drink with a touch of schnapps—or any…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Alcohol Slush

[1] Alcohol slush drinks made in the Zoku Slush Maker (photo courtesy Williams-Sonoma). From top to bottom: Bellini Slush, Gin & Tonic Slush, Screwdriver Slush. [2] Turn your favorite liqueur into a slush (photo courtesy Godiva Liqueurs).   Call it an Icee®, Slurpee*, slush or slushy*, adult versions of shaved ice drinks with alcohol are…
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