Mint iced tea, sure; but mint iced coffee? That was something new for us; but as we searched online, we found a lot of it. We love mint, so we tried it. Cinnamon, hazelnut, vanilla: You now have some competition in the iced coffee cup. One of the recipes we tried, from How Sweet Eats, […]

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[1] It’s not sangria: It’s iced tea! (Photo courtesy Melissa’s.) [2] Iced tea for dessert? (Photo courtesy The Maple Guild.)   It’s a scorching day today, so we’re alternating glasses of ice water with glasses of iced tea. If you brew your own tea, you can give iced tea the “sangria treatment” by adding fresh […]

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This week’s featured products are a trio of beverages, from zero-calorie sparkling water to low-calorie iced teas to an exciting IPA (240 calories pee 12 ounces, and worth it). Here they are, in alphabetical order.     1. BEER: BALLAST POINT SCULPIN IPA IPA is the hottest category in craft beer, and it’s been our […]

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June 10th is National Iced Tea Day. Here are some fun facts from Pure Leaf Tea. Tea is the number-one-consumed beverage in the world, after water. While most of the world consumes iced tea, in the U.S., almost 80% of the tea consumed is iced. 1. Tea leaves and wine grapes share similarities. Both tea […]

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June is National Iced Tea Month, inspiring one of our favorite tips: Brew your own iced tea. It’s easy to buy bottles of ready-brewed tea. Bbut if you drink a bottle or two a day (or more), why pay dollars when you can enjoy it for pennies—and be kind to the environment at the same […]

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[1] Iced coffee with spiced rum and coconut liqueur. You can use any liqueur you like (photo courtesy The Skylark | NYC). [2] Use milk or half-and-half, or enjoy it black (photo courtesy The Wayfarer | NYC).   We drink our fair share of iced coffee, and see swarms of people carrying it down the […]

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