#Drinks

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Sparkling Peach Margaritas - My Baking Addiction

Sparkling Peach Margaritas are the perfect way to celebrate summer. They're light, sweet and bursting with fresh peach flavor!

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Watermelon Vodka Slush

Such a light and refreshing drink! Great summer recipe!

Health & Fitness | Health

Skinny Sipping: Best and Worst Drinks for Losing Weight in Pictures

See the best and worst drinks for weight loss. From coffee to cocktails, WebMD shows which beverages can help or hinder a healthy lifestyle.

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Lemonade | Cook's Country

Homemade lemonade is refreshing, invigorating, and much better than store-bought. It’s also easier to make than you might think.

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South Your Mouth: Mandy’s Mojitos

Whip up a pitcher with easy mint simple syrup (seriously, it's crazy easy), fresh lime juice, rum or tequila and lemon-lime or club soda.

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The Perfect Iced Coffee | The Pioneer Woman

Here’s my latest video! It’s Perfect Iced Coffee, I’ve made it for years, and it’s life-changing. This video was shot after you all gave me so much great advice for my recip…

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Coca-Cola (KO) has quietly removed sugar from some of its sodas—and no one seems to care — Quartz

In hindsight, the corporate fuss over sugar was misplaced. For years, consumers have been angling for food companies to use less sugar in their manufactured goods for health reasons. For their part, companies have tinkered with reworking their recipes, bu

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15 Pitcher-Perfect Cocktails For Breezy Bartending Duty

Cocktails taste better when they're enjoyed with good company, but rather than craft a bunch of different beverages (I mean, who really wants to be stuck with

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How to Drink Better Coffee Without Buying a Grinder

There are a couple of new options for coffee lovers who don't want to spend the money or time required to grind your own beans.

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Genévrier des Sud Recipe

This gin and tonic is made with Fever-Tree tonic, Hendrick’s gin, a slice of grapefruit, a sprinkle of freshly grated cardamom and a leaf of basil that’s clapped between two hands to foster the release of flavor.

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Genévrier des Sud Recipe

This gin and tonic is made with Fever-Tree tonic, Hendrick’s gin, a slice of grapefruit, a sprinkle of freshly grated cardamom and a leaf of basil that’s clapped between two hands to foster the release of flavor.

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Oaxaca Old-Fashioned Recipe

Tequila didn’t play much of a role in the early years of the cocktail renaissance (the Añejo Highball, by the brass-rail elder statesman Dale DeGroff, being a notable exception) And mezcal, tequila’s rough-hewn relation, had none at all Both are used

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Celebrate summer with 42 cocktail recipes

It's not Friday quite yet, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start celebrating summer with a cocktail. In fact, we’ve compiled 42 of our favorite cocktails to help toast the season – not to mention the Fourth of July and the long weekend.

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Bourbon Mint Lemonade | Plain Chicken

Bourbon Mint Lemonade - our Signature Summer Cocktail! Only 3 ingredients - bourbon, mint and Simply Lemonade. So light and refreshing! Mix up a pitcher for your next summer BBQ!

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Jim Meehan’s Negroni Recipe

This is the classic Italian way to open a meal: the Negroni, a bittersweet palate cleanser that makes way for the evening’s delights Adding a bottle of Campari to the liquor cabinet opens up a world of cocktail possibilities In any case, drink this cold

Food & Drink | The Cocktail Hour

10 cocktails every cocktail geek needs to know how to make

From Scotch to Mulled Wine, there is a tasty cocktail to suit every taste. Check out the ten essential cocktails you need to create!

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Tiki 101: A Beginner's Guide

An introduction to tiki history, what makes a tiki cocktail, and the essential ingredients you'll need for your home tiki bar.

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Watch Nick Offerman Silently Stare and Drink Whisky for 45 Minutes | Mental Floss

As a part of his ongoing collaboration with the global alcohol company Diageo, comedian and author Nick Offerman has appeared in several YouTube videos for a channel called "My Tales of Whisky Official." From shooting a music video, to reading poetry at The Oban Distillery in Scotland, Offerman uses his signature dry sense of humor and deadpan facial expression to promote the labels that Diageo imports.

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Vietnamese Coffee Sundaes Recipe - NYT Cooking

Here, a sort of granita made with very strong coffee is layered with a sweetened cream mixture, and then doused in a chocolatey coffee syrup It’s a relatively lengthy endeavor, but one well worth doing The individual parts must be made ahead of time, so

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“If you love me, you’ll drink this”: 7 movie cocktails you shouldn’t try at home

1. Schnapps on white bread, Taxi Driver (1976)According to Hollywood legend, acclaimed film composer Bernard Herrmann wasn’t interested in scoring Taxi Driver. But Martin Scorsese did enough arm twisting to make Herrmann read the script, and when the ma

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30 years ago today Coca-Cola fixed a mistake that could have destroyed the company

The most iconic American soda company once pulled a stunt that infuriated masses and nearly drove...

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9 Things To Drink This Summer If You Hate Beer

If you’re anything like me, sitting by the pool with a drink in your hand is the perfect remedy to a hot summer day.

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Lemon-Gin Granita Recipe

This recipe is by Rosie Schaap. Tell us what you think of it at The New York Times - Dining - Food.

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Banana Muesli Smoothie Recipe

Years ago, before the term “super foods” was a part of our lexicon, I would always add a handful of chia seeds to my whole-grain bread dough I knew the seeds were high in protein (chia, like quinoa, has all of the essential amino acids), and in those

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Hollywood's Longest-Standing Bartender Has 86'd More Celebrities Than You

We spoke to the longest-standing bartender in Hollywood about his ethos on slinging dry martinis, 86ing movie stars, And DD’ing For Charles Bukowski.

Food & Drink | The Cocktail Hour

7 Classic Cocktails Every Sophisticated Girl Should Know

You walk into a bar, go up to the bartender, and...draw a blank. So many bottles, so many options, but what do you want?!? *Definitely* not that Malibu and pineapple juice you've been falling back on since 2001. No, you want these:

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Top 10 Non-Sports Bars & Restaurants to Watch Sports in Los Angeles | Discover Los Angeles

Bars and restaurants that weren't necessarily designed for watching sports can still be great places to catch a game. Discover 10 places to enjoy a game in the Los Angeles area.

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Crazy Coffee | The Pioneer Woman Cooks | Ree Drummond

A couple of weeks ago, I was working on my new cookbook. My friend Andy was helping me prep food and get things organized, an...

Food & Drink | The Cocktail Hour

The Best New Breweries in America - Best American Breweries 2014

2014 was one of the biggest years in American beer history. Breweries opened at a rate of 1.5 per day and over 4,500 licenses were issued. As of last June, over 3,000 breweries were operating in the US, which means we have the most options for top-quality American brews for the first time since...

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The Proof - THE AMAZING CHAMOMILE HOT TODDY

After the rush of the holidays and the go-go empowerment of new year’s resolutions, we’ve finally entered the winter doldrums. And that can mean only one thing: it’s hot toddy time.

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

12 Midwest craft beers to drink on Thanksgiving

Not sure what craft beer to pair with turkey, mashed potatoes or pumpkin pie? We asked beverage directors and bartenders to help.

Food & Drink | The Cocktail Hour

Making your own cocktails on a plane -- How to mix your own drinks at 36,000 feet

By packing miniature bottles of alcohol and other ingredients, you could mix your own drinks on a plane.

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

5 New Chicago Breweries You Need To Try Right Now!

Chicago is in the midst of a beer renaissance -- a beerenaissance, if you will (Editor's Note: You will.) -- here's how to be a…

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Chinatown guide: The best of the neighborhood

Find the best restaurants, bars, karaoke, shops and things to do with our guide to Chicago's Chinatown.

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ManMade Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Make Awesome Beer Cocktails

Our love for beer is sincere and it grows stronger every year (and so does our beer belly, but it's so worth it.) Like whiskey or quality tequila, it can...

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

The Ultimate Chicago Cocktail Crawl

Chicago-based bartender Charles Joly's recommendations for the best cocktail bars to visit in his city.

Food & Drink | The Cocktail Hour

Map: The Most Popular Cocktail In Every State

What's the most popular cocktail in your state? This map has the answer.

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Chicago 4 a.m. Bar Guide: Full List, Map of Chicago's Late-Night Spots

Here's a list of dozens of bars across the city that serve up drinks after the last call at most others.

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Chicago: Tiki City?

Hala Kahiki in River Grove has been open since 1963 and is a mecca for devotees of tiki culture.

Food & Drink | The Cocktail Hour

10 Best Bottles of Bourbon in the World

These are 10 of the best bottles of bourbon in the world as determined by the International Wine & Spirit Competition for the best bourbon category.

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Five Ultimate Summer Iced Tea Recipes!

Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers

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This is the Easiest, Tastiest Summer Drink Ever

After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to drink, from cheap beer to a house bartender’s expert cocktail. Here, star chefs reveal their favorite drinks.
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Food & Drink | The Cocktail Hour

The 10 Most Storied Bars in America!

Every bar has stories, but by virtue of age, ownership, or just plain oddness, some have way more than others. We rounded up 10 that really fit that bill, thanks to playing host to everything from Teddy Roosevelt’s recruitment of the Rough Riders, to George Steinbrenner’s recruitment of Billy Martin, to the recruitment of… an assassin?

Food & Drink | The Cocktail Hour

8 cocktails that changed the world… of cocktails

When you're sitting in a bar, drinking a Negroni or a Martini or some Midori mixed with grenadine and Jolt cola, you likely don't think about what got that drink in your hand in the first place, do you? DO YOU?!?! Well, luckily we do, which is why we asked our longtime contributor/master mixologist Nick Bennett to look back at the eight drinks that have most impacted the world of cocktails (for better or worse) over the past 200 years:

Food & Drink | The Cocktail Hour

How to Make a Tom Collins Cocktail

The best thing to drink when the weather turns warm, and how to make it at home.

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How To Make The Best—And Most Booze-Like—Mocktail

Think mocktails are just for the under 21 crowd? Think again. Sometimes, booze just isn’t an option. But that restriction doesn’t mean you should stick to a plain juice. Though these drinks might not taste exactly like alcohol, many of them still have complex, enjoyable flavor profiles.