Sunshine Juice
Sunshine Juice

This juice is powerful and helps boost your immune system after these cold and clammy months.

Homemade Frappuccino

If you have leftover coffee, do not pour it down the drain, just fill them in an ice cube tray and freeze and then pop them in when you are making frapps.

Mango Juice
Mango Juice

If you want to have the real taste of mangoes then don’t look anywhere else and just go for this mango juice.

Spring Cocktail - Honey-Meyer Lemon Whiskey Sour
Spring Cocktail – Honey-Meyer Lemon Whiskey Sour

Quick, fresh, ridiculously easy version of a whiskey sour, nothing but Meyer lemon juice, orange juice, honey, and bourbon.

Coffee House Test - Metropolis Coffee
Coffee House Test – Metropolis Coffee

If you’re in town, make sure to stop by this Denver gem.

Vanilla and Raspberry Iced Coffee
Vanilla and Raspberry Iced Coffee

Beat the heat with this version of the classic cold coffee. Creamy, with hints of vanilla, it will surely bring spring to you…via a straw.

Cumin Spiced Blood Orange and Citrus Cooler
Cumin Spiced Blood Orange and Citrus Cooler

Jal Jeera is a cooling summer drink from North India and usually a must in any decent Indian restaurant menu.

Ginger Juice

Ginger juice is enriched with a few other healthy ingredients and will get you going in the morning. It’s also a great detox routine.

Roasted Rhubarb, Strawberry and Rosemary Prosecco Cocktail
Roasted Rhubarb, Strawberry and Rosemary Prosecco Cocktail

The strawberry-rhubarb puree sweetens a dry prosecco for a balanced sip and the rosemary just gives it a little something extra.

Watermelon Margaritas
Watermelon Margaritas

You mash up the watermelon with a pinch of sugar, pour it through a fine sieve and into your serving glass, add the liquor, lime and voila.

Pumpkin Juice
Pumpkin Juice

Despite being sweet and rich this drink is very low in calories.

Infused Whisky Trio
Infused Whisky Trio

A trio of whisky cocktails, infused with fresh fruits and an unexpected addition from the grocery store aisle.

Familia Camarena Tequila - Transforming Blue Agave Into a Smooth and Soft Elixir
Familia Camarena Tequila – Transforming Blue Agave Into a Smooth and Soft Elixir

Brenda Benoit and a group of people got together at El Vato Tequila & Tacos Bar in Miami to pair delicious food with Tequila cocktails.

Saint Patrick's Day - Irish Coffee
Saint Patrick’s Day – Irish Coffee

Bill Walsh gives us a splendid Irish Coffee recipe in honor of the looming-right-around-the-corner Saint Patrick’s Day.

Cocolate and Avocado Smoothie
Chocolate and Avocado Smoothie

This sounds completely crazy, but these are actually incredibly good. Get this drink recipe, and many others, on Honest Cooking today.

Tamarind Margaritas
Tamarind Margaritas

These are perfect – not so frozen so they’ll give you head freeze, and perfectly balanced.

Ginger and Apple Bourbon Cocktail
Ginger and Apple Bourbon Cocktail

Bowen Close invites us to try this wonderful ginger and apple bourbon cocktail.

Nimbu Pani - Indian Lemonade
Nimbu Pani – Indian Lemonade

A refreshing combo of lime juice and mint in a simple Indian drink.

WineRam - Wines New Zealand
The WineRam Experience – Episode 4

Episode 4 takes us just outside Martinborough in Wairarapa hunting with Glen Ora Hunting Adventures before touring Martinborough Vineyard.

Ginger and Cardamom Tea
Ginger and Cardamom Tea

Since the season of winter is still going on, having ginger tea on a regular basis is a sure shot strategy to stay healthy.

Healthy Peanut Butter, Banana and Honey Milkshake
Peanut Butter, Banana and Honey Milkshake

Faith Gorsky shows us one of her favorite milkshake recipes.

Fresh Beetroot Juice
Winter Vitamin – Fresh Beetroot Juice

Beetroot has a rich, earthy flavour with a mild, bitter edge, and is perfect for making a Vitamin booster in the harsh winter months.

Cherry Margaritas
Cherry Margarita

If you’re keen on cocktails, try out this recipe for a cherry margarita that will blow your mind.

Roadtrips, Mexico, Chocolate and Champurrado

Champurrado is a slightly spicier and thicker version of hot chocolate. Drink it to ward off the winter blues.

Homemade Grape Squash Juice
Homemade Grape Juice

Wonderfully simple and free from any artificial flavors, quench your thirst with this homemade grape juice.

Classic Mardi Gras Cocktail – The Hurricane

Even if the name today invokes memories of horror and hurt in New Orleans, this classic cocktail has been called the Hurricane since the 40s

Winter Margarita Recipe Blood Orange and Ginger
Winter Margarita – Blood Orange and Ginger

Brittany Everett with a wintery take on a margarita, dressed up with blood orange and ginger.

Hot Buttered Bourbon Cocktail Recipe
Hot Buttered Bourbon Cocktail

Amanda Marsteller makes a drinkable bourbon solution to harsh winter winds that puts hair on the chest of the classic cocktail.

Wineram Experience Episode 3
New Zealand Wine Travel – The Wineram Experience – Part 3

Watch as our presenters, Colin West and Jo Holley, head to Marlborough during their last days on New Zealand’s South Island.

Shaken not Stirred Book Authors
Interview: Shaken not Stirred – a Celebration of the Martini

Serge Lesouarnec talks to cocktail authors Anistatia R.Miller and Jared M.Brown about their classic Shaken not Stirred book.

Chocolate Liqueur Recipe
Chocolate Liqueur Recipe

Chocolate liqueur can be consumed straight, as an after dinner drink or be used in…

Teavivre Review
Tea Review – Teavivre Keemun and Monkey Picked Oolong

Bill Walsh gives the Keemun Black Tea and Monkey Picked Oolong from Chinese tea purveyor Teavivre a spin.

Pomegranate Cooler Recipe
Refreshing Pomegranate Cooler Recipe

Raise a toast with this cooler made from pomegranate, the Swiss army knife of fruits.

Homemade Lavender Kombucha

Lovely, healthy lavender spiked kombucha.

Indian Spiced Eggnog

Indian spiced eggnog is a new take on a holiday classic.

Cranberry Lime Infused Vodka Recipe
Cranberry Lime Infused Vodka

This is a great way to infuse vodka with some extra winter flavors.

Spiced Cider Holiday Cocktail

This spiced cider cocktail from Brittany Everett is the perfect drink for the Holidays.

The Wineram Experience
The Wineram Experience – Episode 2

Episode 2 of the WineRam Experience takes place in Christchurch and the Greater Canterbury Wine Region with focus on Waipara and Pegasus Bay Winery.

Peter Sisseck
Tasting Notes – Pingus and Peter Sisseck 2009 Vintages

Wine writer Rasmus Palsgaard tries the 2009 vintages from fellow Dane Peter Sisseck, and his famous line of Spanish wines.

Candy Cane Cocoa in a Jar Recipe
Candy Cane Cocoa in a Jar

This lovely peppermint stick cocoa recipe is not only a great treat but, also makes for a spectacular Christmas gift in a jar.

Hunt Club Seattle
Signature Cocktail: The Madison at Hunt Club, Sorrento Hotel, Seattle

A dreamy concoction of citrus, floral and champagne; this drink pays homage to the busy Madison street outside the doors of the Hunt Club.

7 Deadly Sins of Wine: Avoid These Common Wine Mistakes

Enjoying your beverage is always the most important part, but these seven common wine mistakes could take the fun out of it.

The WineRam Experience
Video – The Wineram Experience – Episode 1

This is the first episode of a six part web series on New Zealand’s wine, travel and adventure sports.

Oliveto Cocktail Recipe
Oliveto Cocktail – A Delicious Gin, Olive Oil and Egg White Drink

This cocktail is a successful culinary surprise, built on simple ingredients and techniques to produce something entirely new and delicious.

Pure Fare Coffee Philadelphia
Coffee House Test – Purely Good Coffee at Philly’s Pure Fare

Honest Cooking’s coffee house tester Bill Walsh finds a haven of coffee purity in Pure Fare.

Pumpkin Spiced Latte

A flavorful homemade pumpkin spiced latte from Kankana Saxena.

Rhubarb Tea Coolers
Rhubarb Tea Coolers with Raspberry and Thyme

A deliciously refreshing rhubarb tea cooler by Joy Zhang.

Coffe Froth
Fooling the Baristas: How to Make Milk Foam Without a Frother

A quick way to froth milk and create a coffee shop-like cup of caffeine right at home.

Boozy Winter – Vodka Infusions

This winter, experiment with infusing a bottle of vodka with chopped fennel and lemons, or perhaps toasted hazelnuts and coffee beans.

Are You A Comfort Drinker?

Who doesn’t reach for a bar of chocolate or a calorific cake when we’re feeling a bit low on a dark, miserable winters evening? Or perhaps a creamy comfort drink?

Salmon served with a glass of wine.
10 Classic Food & Wine Pairings

Gregory Dal Piaz from serves up ten classic food and wine pairings that just work.

Healthy Smoothie
Chobani Spinach, Apple and Kiwi Smoothie

This super healthy smoothie gives you all the vitamin c you need to fight the colder days.

Pairing Northern Italian Red Wine

Eric Guido, from our friends over at with some tips on how to pair red wines of Northern Italy.

Carrot, Celery and Apple Juice

Juicing is a great way to get those essential nutrients your body needs to repair the damage done to your cells over time.

Pumpkin Cinnamon Bun
Pumpkin Cinnamon Buns and Home-Brewed Pumpkin Ale

Your morning buns and brew get an autumn update with this season’s favorite flavor.

Mango Lassi – Indian Yogurt Drink

This popular and easy to make drink is a classic and a staple in Indian restaurant menus.

The 6 Wines You Should Have on Hand Right Now

A friendly warning and some recommendations for six wines you should have on hand right now, from our friends over at

Fresh Press with The Crush: Chocolate and Wine

Chocolate and wine. Two of life’s greatest pleasures. But are they actually good together? 

Squeezing Out the Last Little Bit of Summer

Make every last moment of summer count with this refreshing vegetable based cocktail.

Champagne and Chanterelles

Jimmy Forsman improvises a show and tell featuring store foraged chanterelles, and a lovely glass of bubbly.