Beverage

Iced & Spiced Green Tea

By Kevin Pettway / May 7, 2014 /

Ingredients: Makes two pitchers Four tablespoons of your favorite kind of long leaf green tea. (I have a few, but I like the Imperial, and it’s usually very affordable.) Two bags of aromatic herbal “infusion.” (Technically, anything that doesn’t have tea leaves in it is an infusion, and not a tea. All this is for…

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Almond Milk

By Lena Shore / April 22, 2013 /

1 cup of raw almonds (pre-soak for 4 hours in water if you don’t have a Vitamix or other high speed blender) 3 cups of water 3 dates (or 2-3 tablespoons of agave) 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract Instructions Throw all in blender on high for 1-2 minutes. Strain liquid through a nut milk bag.

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Lena’s Fuel — Chocolate Smoothie

By Kevin Pettway / June 6, 2011 /

Toss the following in the Vita-Mix: 1½ cups of soy milk 2 frozen bananas handful of almonds 2 tablespoons of hemp seeds 1 serving Starbuck’s VIA instant coffee 1 rounded tablespoon of dark cocoa powder ½ capful of vanilla 1 Tablespoon of agave 1½ itty bitty coke-spoons of stevia extract 1½ cups of crushed ice…

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Butterbeer

By Lena Shore / March 31, 2011 /

This is a recipe clone for the Butterbeer you can get at Universal Studios. Next time I would use a bit less salt and maybe a bit less vinegar. Ingredients 1 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons water 6 tablespoons butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cider vinegar 3/4 cup heavy cream, divided 1/2 teaspoon rum…

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Cranberry Liqueur

By Lena Shore / November 27, 2008 /

Recipe received by Kara Shallenberg Presented in small decanters or glass bottles, Cranberry Liqueur makes a memorable gift. Attach a gift tag and include the following: “Cranberry Cosmopolitan: 1/2 cup Cranberry Liqueur, 1/4 cup Cointreau, 2 tablespoons lime juice. Mix with 1 cup crushed ice; strain into martini glass. Makes 2 cocktails.” Yield: 4 1/2 cups (serving size:…

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