Category Archives: Home Brews & Smoothies
Homemade brew recipes for beer, wine, sport drinks, coffee and much more.
Remember when you enjoyed school dances, hayrides, slumber parties, etc with your high school friends. Seems we always enjoy a good punch or hot cider, etc. The recipes in this article are from the days long ago that I remember. Try the Hot Spiced Punch Imperial or the Spiced Tomato Juice, two favorites in my...Read more
Tomatoes are rich in so many good things, including vitamin C, lycopene and assorted carotenes, that eating them every day is a good idea - especially now, while local, ripe tomatoes are at their peak. Here are ideas for serving tomatoes in a variety of ways. Delicious now, they will be even more welcome when...Read more
Today, it’s hard to walk down the street without seeing a sports drink in someone’s hand. Originally created to help football players and other athletes replace electrolytes lost through perspiration during vigorous exercise, these drinks replenish sodium and potassium. Now, with mass marketing strategies and celebrity endorsements, people from Little Leaguers to Boomers are gulping...Read more
To give is to receive, and you can feel especially good when offering a homemade present that is both personal and unique. In this time-pressed day and age, when making traditional gifts like cookies or jam takes too much time, one of my favorites is a generous jar of Chocolate Spiced Chai Mix. Spooned into...Read more