Cocoa is a great cold-weather dessert beverage, but many store bought powder mixes are too sweet. Making your own homemade cocoa lets you adjust the recipe until it's just perfect for your palate. And it makes a great gift for the holidays!
If you're having a problem making a nice cold glass of iced coffee, you may be doing it all wrong. Obviously, don't try to put hot coffee with ice. That will just make a nasty tasting beverage that you won't enjoy.
Mix up a hot chocolate recipe that everyone will love. In this how to video Chef Paul reveals his secret to exceptional hot chocolate. Watch and learn how to combine milk, cocoa, sugar, vanilla bean, and cinnamon for a great cold day beverage.
Egg nog is popular over the holidays, but it's also a delightfully warm beverage for those cold and stormy days. See how to make egg nog from scratch. Ingredients for this holiday drink are eggs, salt, sugar, rum, whiskey, milk, vanilla, whipping cream and nutmeg.
Nothing ruins beer like hot sunshine, but nothing makes a summer beach trip better than drinking an ice cold beer. You don't need to bring a fridge for keeping your alcohol cold - just use science! Pack a cooler with ice and rock salt to keep your favorite beverage perfectly chilled for your next picnic.
Summer is right around the corner, which means it's time to switch from perfect hot coffee to perfect cold coffee. A nice icy glass of cold coffee is wildly refreshing and just plain delicious. In my opinion, it's the key to enjoying any sunny day (warning: if you don't already drink cold coffee, you may find yourself drinking four or five glasses a day very quickly).
This icy-cold fruit concoction is also known as a Sex on the Beach in the Winter—which, as any Arctic-dwelling individual will tell you, is easier said than done. You will need ice, a blender, vodka, peach schnapps, pineapple or grapefruit juice, cranberry juice cocktail, cream of coconut, a drink glass, and a lime wedge for garnish. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to mix a frozen Sex on the Beach cocktail.
In this tutorial, learn how to make Gajar Kanji. Gajar Kanji is a simple Indian beverage that is often served around the holidays in India. The ladies from Show Me The Curry will show you how to make this delicious juice from scratch so that it lasts a long time in your fridge. Enjoy this beverage around Christmas or all year long!
Man, it's hot outside. And what the better way of cooling down than sitting by the pool sipping a drink. Here is the perfect summertime beverage - Thai iced coffee. For this recipe, you will need sugar, Thai coffee, and half and half. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to make iced coffee with Thai chef Kai.
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Cold brewing tea and coffee are all the rage, and for good reason: they're idiot-proof. I, personally, am a total dunce at brewing coffee. It either ends up strong enough to peel paint from a car or so weak that you can see through it. Meanwhile, I have friends who inevitably brew green tea to the point where it's painful to drink it.
This simple, under one minute, video tells you the secret to super chilling your favorite beverages in as little as 2 minutes. Soda and beer lovers alike will appreciate this interesting bit of news. Take your room temperature, 80 degree, beer or soda, and cool them to under 45 degrees in two minutes. All you need is a bowl, some ice, common table salt, and your favorite beverage. By adding salt to the ice, it lowers the freezing temperature of the ice, giving it increased cooling abilities.
LannyPlans shares his unique methods and tools for building beverage-can alcohol stoves, which uses his Alcohol Stove Build Kit, to build a proven design, the Open Well Jet Alcohol Stove.
This hot chocolate mix recipe from chef Jason Hill is a decadent Valentine's Day treat or winter drink. Hot cocoa is a hit for adults and children alike. The ingredients are milk, chocolate chips, vanilla extract, whipped cream, and chocolate shavings. Learn how to prepare this sweet cocoa drink by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.
Dr. Jeanne Galloway shows you how to reduce a fever naturally. The primary goal seems to be is to reduce the suffering. This may have a harmful effect because fevers are the body's natural ways to kill off bacterial or viral infections. If you kill off a fever too soon you may prolong the illness. Some tricks to reduce pain include tepid bath that is not too hot or too cold. Putting lavender essential oil or vinegar in the bath it may bring down a fever. Another thing is to hydrate because a ...
Making cold brew coffee can be done simply with only a jar, water, a coffee filter, and ground up coffee. Though it seems like it would be more complex, the procedure to making cold brew coffee can be easily achieved in just a couple basic steps. The steps do not require too much work and can be done in a matter of minutes. Simple measures are taken to making cold brewed coffee, such as by mixing the coffee and water through shaking up the jar. Using a coffee filter, just pouring the mixed gr...
Decades ago, Japan rocked the automobile industry with its revolutionary manufacturing and car quality, but today that title seems to be moving over to Elon Musk's electric car company Tesla. Nevertheless, Japan isn't done innovating mass-produced hardware.
Want a fruit smoothie? While we can't recommend asparagus or cheddar-flavored drinks, we encourage you to experiment, using this road map to the ultimate healthy blended beverage. Remember to be creative -- mix a variety of fruity flavors.
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In this tutorial, learn how to make someone's beverage completely disappear with a special trick. It will appear as though you are simply leaning over your friend's glass but when you lift your arm their drink will have disappeared! If you would like to know how to do this trick and successfully annoy your friends, follow along with this tutorial. The Trickbusters will debunk the illusion and explain the secrets behind it.
Frozen hot chocolate is even better than a hot fudge sundae if you make it right. People flock from all over the world and wait hours just to order one of these treats at Serendipity 3 in Manhattan, New York City. With this tutorial, learn how to make this delicious treat and impress your friends. The best part is, you won't have to fly to New York to get it!
Spending too much money on those expensive coffee concoctions? Get your fix at home for a fraction of the price. You will need strong coffee, sugar, ice, milk, whipped cream, a spoon, a blender, a coffee maker, a large glass, a straw, and a flavored syrup. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to mix up a frozen iced capuccino.
If you've just done a beer run for a party and come back with a bunch of beer that isn't cold, forget the bathtub, toilet tank, freezer or whatever method you use to quick-chill your brews and try this super easy fix instead.
Where you lead, Gilmore Girls, I will follow. My lifelong dream to grow up Gilmore was to blame for how I ended up waiting in line outside a Williamsburg coffee shop at 6:30 a.m. on a random Wednesday morning. If I was going to start my day like a Lorelai, I needed to live my caffeine-addicted truth with a (free) cup of the good stuff from Luke's Diner.
Learn how to make the ultimate party beverage - Jello shots!
By the time you reach Act 3 and the quest "Best Served Cold" in Dragon Age 2 you're already pretty deep in this whole mage-templar thing. You initiate this quest by reading the Best Served Cold letter on Hawke's desk. The vieo and this walkthrough will take you through the rest.
The song "Cold Sweat" by James Brown has a classic funk rhythm on drums. Learn how to play "Cold Sweat" on drums in this free cover songs and drum lessons video series.
Starbucks last big hit was definitely their Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew, which became a permanent menu item—not just a summer fling—on May 31, 2016. It's the perfect blend of 20-hour cold brew and vanilla sweet cream; The result not only tastes great, but the cream makes is visually mesmerizing as it floats down through the brew.
In this video, you'll be learning how to make coconut milk kefir, which is a fermented beverage that's thought to be great for your health. Although using fresh, young coconuts is optimal, you can also use storebought coconut to prepare your kefir.
Have you ever seen one of those Snapple machines with the lever coin return? I will show you how to get free drinks or snacks out of this type of machine.
This tea recipe is great for those of you who enjoy green tea and cappuccino. Watch this HowTo video as our Japanese host demonstrates how to make a matcha cappuccino using a matcha tea mixture. This beverage recipe is a great combination of green tea and coffee.
American Bartenders School shows how to make a Shirely Temple mixed drink cocktail recipe. You will need grenadine and lemon lime soda (7 Up or Sprite). Learn how to mix a Shirley Temple non-alcoholic cocktail by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.
Forget those soomthies! Watch this how to video to learn how to stay cool with a refreshing iced coffee drink. For this chilling beverage you need coffee, sugar, ice cubes, and ice cream.
The Tokyo Rose cocktail is made with sake, which is usually served hot, but the video shows us how to make a cold cocktail with sake. Start by chilling the cocktail glass and the shaker so they are both nice and cold. In the shaker put an ounce of sake, an ounce of vodka and an ounce of melon liqueur. Give it a good shake and strain it into the cold cocktail glass. The end result is a good looking and delicious Tokyo Rose.
Learn how to make French recipe Vichyssoise in this free cooking video on cold soup. Part 1 of 12 - How to Make vichyssoise (cold potato and leek soup).
Oh my goodness, is there anything more regal than a Kir Royale cocktail? In this video, learn how to make this delicious beverage using Chambord liqueur and give your cocktail that royal purple color it deserves. You will impress any guest or customer with this drink, and it is surprisingly simple to make. Enjoy this cocktail at Happy Hour, brunch or anytime!
It's a Chinese tradition to eat long noodles on New Years Day, ensuring a long, healthy life. Try these cold sesame noodles.
A long time ago I was reading an issue of Saveur and saw an article about a trendsetting bar in Portland. The bartender at the joint had started making enormous blocks of smoked ice for his cocktails. When a patron ordered a drink that called for the smoked ice, the bartender would chip off a large chunk and place it in a glass with the booze. Then, as the ice slowly melted, the drink would take on more and more smoky notes, and the flavor profile of the beverage would change with every passi...
This video teaches the secrets of cheating on any test with a soda bottle. You will need: a beverage bottle, glue, scissors. First remove the brand label from the beverage bottle. Now scan the label to your computer or take a picture of it and use it. With any photo editing software remove the nutrition facts from the label and replace it with your notes. Now print it horizontally by adjusting the page setup for the full label to be printed. Use a quality glossy paper for printing to make it ...
This video instructs the viewer on how to make a Sour Patch Apple Martini with candy garnish. To mix this drink you will need ice, vodka, apple schnapps, apple juice, and Sour Patch Kids candies. To start off, put some ice in a steel beverage shaker. You will then add one part vodka, one part apple schnapps, and two parts apple juice. Put the cap on, and shake vigorously. The video suggests, "Put ya booty into it!" Place sour patch kids (about four or five) in the bottom of your martini glass...