In Greek mythology, the gods on Mount Olympus drank mead, a fermented combination of honey and water. It was called “nectar of the gods” and was also consumed by the Greeks down on Earth, who made it for themselves. Along with beer, mead is one of the world’s oldest alcoholic beverages. But we’ve discovered our […]

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[1] Everything Butter is a symphony of nutritious nuts and seed (all photos © Fix & Fogg). [2] How to make Everything Butter even better? Add chocolate and chunks of cherries! [3] Oaty Nut Butter has oats plus cashews, peanuts, coconut, sunflower and chia seeds. [3] Who needs maple syrup, when you can add protein […]

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It’s cocktails tonight, dear reader, because June 14th is National Bourbon Day. We’ve got the recipes for the Big Four classic Bourbon cocktails for your drinking pleasure. If you want to know why Bourbon is capitalized, it’s because it’s a proper name—a county in Kentucky that was named for a very proper family, the Bourbons, […]

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In a specialty grocer near you, you may find a colorful stack of New Zealand tamarillos (Cyphomandra betacea)—a relative of tomatoes that looks like a plum tomato, hence its original name, “tree tomato.” Tamarillo, a fruit resembling an oversized plum or a plum tomato, is native to South America, where it has long been used […]

Diets To Lose Weight