To help ring in 2013 with a splash, I decided to try some new bubbly cocktails that were low on prep time but big on flavor. These three sparklers are delicious, exciting, and a unique way to countdown to the New Year. …
Eggnog. It’s a “love it or hate it” thing, but I’m squarely on the side of the “love it” crowd. This is probably bad for my goal of zero holiday weight gain, but I’m sure it’s 100% good for my holiday spirits.
If you’re a lover like me, I’ll let you in on a secret: eggnog isn’t for sissies. This drink’s silky-sweet combination of egg yolks, cream, sugar and nutmeg (preferably with a jaunty shot of dark spirits) hides a long run of fame and notoriety. Eggnog is the scandalous rock star of the holiday treats world….
Derby Day is a time for big bets, bigger hats and tasty cocktails. Fashion is high and the expectation of a derby-themed cocktail is higher.
Here is a duo that should cover your bases for a party scenario that often encompasses an array of taste preferences.
First, we tip our hat to a perennial all-star: The Mint Julep is the quintessence of Derby Day imbibing with a permanent place in America’s liquid history. …
With Cinco de Mayo fast approaching, let’s take a look at two fun and tasty cocktails for the adventurous palate!
Before we get rolling, I will make quick mention of a product that has taken the country by storm.
If you are strapped for time or cash (or both!) click on Skinnygirl Margarita and “forgeddaboutit!” Bethanny Frankel‘s open-and-serve margarita is a quick option for the calorie-counter seeking a festive sip. Simply pour over ice or blend.
Those looking for a heightened marriage of tastes can experiment with equally festive — yet more elaborate — cocktails. …
Hooray — that glass of red wine you just drank is good for your health! Oh wait, no, drinking that bottle of wine is actually pretty risky business. Confused yet? You’re not alone.
In this week’s post, the fifth and last in the series of National Nutrition Month coverage of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 (DGA-2010), I’ll try to set the record straight; or at least, to provide a review of what the official state-of-the-science research says about it.
First off, drinking too much has well-known health consequences, and nobody is advocating overdoing it. Abstaining is always an important option.
That said, there are nuances for responsible adults of legal drinking age who enjoy a drink now and then. Namely, there is strong evidence for heart health benefits, and there are also ways for breastfeeding moms to responsibly enjoy a drink, too….