TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Partake Brewing IPA – Non-Alcoholic & Delicious

[1] IPA, the original Partake brew (all photos © Partake Brewing). [2] Partake brews five styles: Blond, IPA, Pale, Red and Stout. Gose is forthcoming. [3] IPA, Blonde and Stout. [4] Our idea of a great party is when nobody gets inebriated.   We made a beer discovery recently that has made us very happy.…
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RECIPE: Red, White & Blue Frozen Drink Cocktail

[1] It’s red, white, blue and crunchy, for lovers of crushed ice drinks (photo © Due West | NYC). [2] Due West used this rum in the drink. It’s 126 proof! We stuck with the 80 proof (photo © Worthy Park Estate).   When Due West, a popular gastropub in the West Village neighborhood of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Jell-O Firecrackers, Red White & Blue Fruit Desserts

Our mom made apple pie and brownies; but our favorite desserts for patriotic holiday weekends are red, white and blue. We present three recipes with photos, plus another 18 links below. Recipes #2 and #3 can be pulled together in just 10 minutes.     RECIPE #1: JELL-O FIRECRACKERS OR SHOTS To celebrate July 4th,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Patriotic Ice Pops

[1] Patriotic ice pops for July 4th (photo courtesy Zulka minimally processed sugars). [2] If you’re buying new molds, we prefer “groovy” ones like this style, from Tovolo. The pop is bluebery-yogurt; hence, a lighter color than the pure, puréed berries in photo #1. [3] No molds? Use a loaf plan and slice the pops!…
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