Yes, there is black vodka. It tastes like regular vodka, and is used the same way. The only difference is the color. You can buy black vodka or make it. The brand available in the U.S. is Blavod, a premium vodka made in Germany for a British corporation. It was created by a marketing consultant […]

Diets To Lose Weight

Make two tall smoothies or four short ones with this recipe from Chobani.   In just five minutes, you can whip up a couple of pumpkin pie `smoothies that deliver the flavors of fall. This recipe from Chobani, uses its vanilla yogurt. For a dessert smoothie, switch the yogurt to 3/4 cup frozen yogurt and […]

Diets To Lose Weight

For a weekend beer or game-watching, here’s an alternative to Buffalo Wings: Buffalo Wing Donuts! This food fun was created by Foodbeast and Dean’s Ranch Dip (photo #3). The recipe is even easier than chicken wings, because you don’t have to cook the wings. Instead, buy roasted chicken strips (we used Perdue Short Cuts). The […]

Diets To Lose Weight

[1] A skull with your cider (photo courtesy The Pampered Chef). [2] Granny Smith apples (photo courtesy Good Eggs).   Looking for Halloween fun? This cider recipe, from The Pampered Chef, will take you there. Carved apples become shrunken skulls as they cook in the cider. You can serve the cider straight, or augmented with […]

Diets To Lose Weight

[1] Candy Corn Pudding (photo courtesy Good Housekeeping). [2] Candy corn (photo by Liz West | Wikipedia).   It doesn’t look like candy corn, but it tastes like it. If you have glass dessert dishes, this dessert or snack is food fun for the harvest season. It doesn’t taste like candy corn, but looks like […]

Diets To Lose Weight

[1] Classic apple crisp (photo courtesy Urban Accents). [2] Gala apples (photo courtesy Good Eggs).   Looking for a weekend baking project? This easy dessert is as popular as apple pie, and easier to make. It is called a crisp because the topping, which contains oats (oatmeal), gets crispy when baked. In the U.K., the […]

Diets To Lose Weight