TIP OF THE DAY: Watermelon Cocktails

[1] A Spicy Watermelon Margarita? Sure! (photo © STK LA). [2] A Watermelon Mojito. Here’s a mocktail version from The Merry Thought (photo © The Merry Thought). [3] Tajin seasoning, a versatile hot spice blend (photo © Tajin; see more about Tajin below.   If you’re buying a watermelon for the holiday weekend, buy a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Shrub, a.k.a. Drinking Vinegar

There are shrubs for landscaping, and shrubs for drinking. The latter is an acidulated beverage: made with an acid such as vinegar, lemon or lime juice along with fruit juice, sugar and optional ingredients including herbs, spices and alcohol. The word is a transposition from the Arabic shurb, a cool drink. In the U.K. today,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Valentine Cocktails Or Mocktails

Some people think a Valentine’s Day cocktail should be rose red. Others think it should be chocolate. Still others want to drink pink. Here, we offer chocolate, coffee, red and pink Valentine cocktails for your consideration. If you’re having a party, choose several. Mocktail options follow. VALENTINE COCKTAIL DRINKS Amore Espresso Cocktail Recipe Bright Red…
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