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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TIP FOR MEMORIAL DAY (OR JULY 4th) WEEKEND: Red, White & Blue Recipes

Red, white and blue colors are not just for July 4th. Memorial Day is an equally patriotic holiday. Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War (1861 to 1865), which saw the largest loss…
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