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What’s in your Glass? Here’s a Drinking Glassware Guide!

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or just looking to stock up your bar cart, knowing different types of glassware can help make you appear like a savvy cocktail expert. […]

How to Stock Your Home Bar

I’m a real estate agent who has also worked in the food and drink industry for 20 years. Recently, I’ve realized that these two things are wildly similar. You are […]

How to Make a Classic Margarita

Sometimes you just want a good ‘ol classic Margarita. My go-to recipe is fresh and bright and one you should definitely have under your belt as a home bartender. The […]

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7 Beers You Should Be Drinking This Summer

Let’s be real I don’t discriminate when it comes to booze, but I do actually have my go-to summer beers. It’s beer drankin’ season for me and I find that I […]

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Small Sandwich Shop Doing Big Things @ Il Bambino

The panino at Il Bambino (hey, that rhymed!) is keeping sandwiches crave-worthy. In this multicultural queens neighborhood, you can find just about every ethnic cuisine in the world so there […]

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Awesome Cocktails, Craft Beer, & a Not-So-Secret Garden @ Sweet Afton

Elton John’s Tiny Dancer in the background, a bar made of old shipping crates and perfectly dried flower bouquets nestled in old mason jars brings a little rustic chic to […]

7 Best Cake Recipes

Cake, cake, cake, cake. What even makes a cake a cake? Well, there are so many classifications of cakes that it can get a bit overwhelming. Sponge, coffee, cheese, butter, […]

How to Make Watermelon Jell-O Shot Slices (Video)

We have a way to make your watermelon Jell-O shots look like real watermelon slices! You won’t believe how cool this is and how drunk and excited your friends will […]

How to Split a Vanilla Bean (Video)

Using fresh vanilla bean in your dishes makes such a difference. That sweet, distinct vanilla flavor is one of the most expensive spices in the world and with good reason. […]

How to Make Panna Cotta (Video)

This is one of those recipes for everyone out there who feels like they can’t bake and needs to come up with a quick, ridiculously delicious and easy dessert. Or if […]

How to Cut a Watermelon (Video)

This summer picnic fruit is not only good for you, but really refreshing and inexpensive. We have a few tips for you when you are out shopping for a watermelon […]

Cut a Handful of Grape Tomatoes in 3 Seconds

Here is a trick to cutting those grape tomatoes quickly! You will need to grab two lids and of course, your tomatoes. A cerraded knife works best, but if you […]

How to Remove Corn from the Cob

Corn season is upon us and removing the kernels can be a quite messy and tricky thing to do. There are so many methods to doing this correctly, but if […]

How to Make Dill Pickle Pasta Salad (Video)

This Mindy Fox inspired pasta salad kicks ass and you have to make it. It’s a dill pickle pasta salad and the dill pickles and fresh dill will set this […]

How to Make an Aperol Spritz

Beat the heat with this refreshing summer cocktail, the Aperol Spritz. Aperol is an Italian apéritif and is known for its bitter orange flavor with hints of rhubarb and herbs. […]

Bacon Wrapped Wieners? @ Crif Dogs

Crif Dogs is not a spot for those watching their caloric intake or alcohol consumption. Whether you’ve come in here stone cold sober or after a late night out. This […]

How to Make Cheesecake Filled Strawberries

This will make you feel a little better about loving cheesecake. Instead of woofing down an entire slice you can make these awesome bite-sized treats and (if you have willpower) […]

How to Make Rainbow Cupcakes (Video)

Make some rainbow cupcakes! These are really fun and simple to do. You can use your own homemade white cake batter recipe or just buy your favorite boxed cupcake mix […]

Why You Should Spiral Cut Your Hot Dogs (Video)

Here’s how to take your hot dog to the next level. Spiral cutting your tube steaks before grilling allows you to get that delicious char on the entire hot dog and […]

How to Make Chocolate Chip Sea Salt Cookies

Here is a chocolate chip cookie recipe for you to try. You essentially just have to mix all of your ingredients together and pop your cookies into the oven. These […]

How to Make Candied Bacon

Let’s talk bacon! Candied bacon is bad ass as a bloody Mary garnish or just a great snack to eat. You will love this easy recipe and serve this as […]

What is the Creaming Method? (Video)

This method is one you need to master in baking. It is used for cookies, cakes and so many baked goods. This is an essential method that once mastered you […]

How to Make a Blood Orange Ginger Margarita (Video)

This drink is killer! Not only does it taste amazing, it will get you drunk and it also looks gorgeous. You will be the life of the party when you […]

How to Make a Cream Cheese Frosting (Video)

Cream cheese frosting is one of those things that is so simple to make and has so many uses. It’s wonderful on carrot cake, red velvet cake or even in […]