TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: H2O Sonoma Soft Seltzer ~ Non Alcoholic, Wine-Infused Sparkling Water

[1] H2O Sonoma Soft Seltzer comes in 4-packs and 12-packs. Above, the Rosé variety (all photos © H2O Sonoma Soft Seltzer). [2] Sparkling water with the essence of Pinot Noir. [3] Sparkling water with the essence of Sauvignon Blanc. [4] Sparkling water with the essence of Sauvignon Blanc. [5] Pinot Noir grapes used to make…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Thanksgiving Seltzer

Lime seltzer garnished with whole cranberries. Photo courtesy Polar Seltzer.   As you’re lining up your ducks for Thanksgiving (or should that be, lining up your turkeys?), here’s a beverage that can be a cocktail, mocktail or simply a replacement for water at the table. We were inspired by these ideas from Polar Seltzer, a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Uses For Club Soda

Drinking club soda is just for starters. Photo courtesy Schweppes.   You may enjoy it as a refreshing drink or a mixer, or sprinkle it on tablecloth spills. But here are other uses for that bottle of club soda, seltzer or sparkling water (see the differences below).     CLUB SODA IN RECIPES 1. Make…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Sparkling Water & Espresso

The chaser, a time-honored custom of alcohol consumption, is glass of water or a milder beverage consumed immediately after a strong drink. The term developed around 1897 from the French chasser, to chase. But it took some etymological evolution to create the chaser we know today. Originally, the term referred to a drink of liquor…
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PRODUCT: R.W. Knudesen Sparkling Essence

What a refreshing lineup! Photo by Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE. Sometimes we disagree with high-falutin’ names given to products. And don’t even get us started on names approved by highly-paid individuals who haven’t bothered to consult a dictionary. Such is the case of R.W. Knudsen’s Sparkling Essence. Essence of what? Look at the definition…
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