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Recently I watched an episode of Psych, titled “Ferry Tale”.

 

In this episode the character Gus (Dule Hill) is given a glass of the Mexican drink Horchata. He falls in love with its sweet taste and can’t stop sipping it.

 

It reminded me of a drink my childhood friend Sylvia’s mom would give us after a day of playing in the summer sun. She called it “My Horchata” and gave my mom the recipe because I loved it so much.

 

Here is Sylvia’s mom’s recipe of this delicious drink.

 

SERVES: 10

 

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups of uncooked white rice, coarsely grounded

8 cups water

1/2 cup sugar

5 cinnamon sticks

2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon

2 cups milk

1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk

2 teaspoons of vanilla extract

Posted by: / September 20, 2010 / No Comments

(Photo by: www.inspiredtaste.net)

 

SERVES: 1

 

INGREDIENTS:

3 ounces chilled cranberry juice

5 ounces chilled champagne

5 whole cranberries (optional for garnish)

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

 

Stir all of the ingredients into a chilled champagne flute.

Posted by: / August 27, 2010 / No Comments

(Photo by: www.freecocounutrecipes.com)

 

SERVES: 1

 

INGREDIENTS:

6 large strawberries with the tops removed

1 large banana sliced into 5 pieces

1 tablespoon cream of coconut

4 large ice cubes

Posted by: / August 25, 2010 / No Comments

 

SERVES: 1

Posted by: / August 25, 2010 / No Comments

 

I had the wonderful opportunity of going to Harry’s Bar in Venice last spring. Naturally, I tasted the worlds best tasting Bellini. The hype of having one of Harry’s famous Bellini did not disappoint. I went back every night I was in Venice and had a Bellini. I highly recommend this drink!

 

INGREDIENTS:

3 oz. peaches

Dash lemon juice

Maraschino liqueur

Prosecco (substitute Champagne)

Posted by: / July 19, 2010 / No Comments

 

Clueless about beers? I am!

 

One of my favorite places to go to is the Beer Garden in Williamsburg. I like the atmosphere a lot, and even though I am not a big beer drinker, it is a great place to hang out with friends and try something different. Also if you bring your date here, it is sure to score points with your man.I have never heard a complaint about this place!

 

There are two types of beers – lagers and ales. Lagers are pale, dry, light and refreshing. Ales are robust, loaded with fruity and spicy flavors, and higher in alcohol content than lagers. I always end up order a type of Ale. To make the best selection at your party, below are different types of lagers and ales and the foods they go best with.

 

Lagers

 

Dark Lager

Tastes like: flavored with roasted barley or malt, it tastes rich, malty and sweet.

Goes best with: Roast chicken or sausage dishes.

Posted by: / July 15, 2010 / No Comments

 

SERVES: 1

 

INGREDIENTS:

2 ice cubes

1 cup milk

1/3 cup plain yogurt

2/3 cup frozen strawberries

1 1/2 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

 

Pour all of the ingredients into the blender.

 

Blend for 45 to 60 seconds until smooth.

Posted by: / July 01, 2010 / No Comments
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