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Lillet Spritz Very Well Could Be The Best Aperol Alternative - Mashed

Lillet Spritz Very Well Could Be The Best Aperol Alternative

As summer approaches, few cocktails are as refreshing as a spritz. While the Aperol spritz is a sure classic, why not mix up your spritz game with another aromatic liqueur? The refreshing drink taking the world by storm this summer is the Lillet spritz.

TikToker @dianavaldemar510 describes Lillet as tasting, "delicious, crisp, refreshing, floral, everything I want in a summer drink." The method of making a Lillet Spritz is similar to

What Happened To Umaro Foods From Shark Tank? - Mashed

What Happened To Umaro Foods From Shark Tank?

If Umaro Foods has its way, seaweed bacon will replace pork bacon during your Sunday brunch or the next time you crave a BLT. The brand felt confident enough to pitch on "Shark Tank" Season 13, Episode 18, and asked for $500,000 in exchange for 2% equity for a product that, at the time, wasn't on the market.

63% of Americans said they're cutting down on eating red meat, according to Yale's School of the Environment.

When Pre-Batching Your Cocktails, Don't Forget About Temperature - Mashed

When Pre-Batching Your Cocktails, Don't Forget About Temperature

If you enjoy cocktails, then one of life's pleasures likely includes enjoying a hand-crafted cocktail with friends, during date night, or while relaxing alone. Pre-batched cocktails can be incredibly convenient, especially for events like parties or weddings. They can also be great if you want to ensure you have consistently high-quality drinks waiting when you want to unwind or even if you decided to host an impromptu get-togethe

Visit TacoVino for Creative Tacos and a Little Vino

Located near the riverfront in downtown Corvallis, TacoVino offers creative fusion tacos alongside more traditional fare like Al Pastor and fish tacos. The entire food menu is gluten-free and both omnivores and vegetarians will find something tasty. Thanks to the menu, friendly service, and relaxed ambiance, it is a favorite with Willamette Valley locals and visitors.

We caught up with co-owner John Sobolewski, who co-founded TacoVino, along with chef Jason Biga. John said that Jason enjoys cre

The Case For Adding Black Pepper To Cake Frosting - Mashed

The Case For Adding Black Pepper To Cake Frosting

Move over salted caramel, it's time to let chocolate peppercorn bask in the spotlight. If you crave salty yet sweet caramel, you may also enjoy other unexpected ingredients in your baked goods. For example, ground peppercorns add a surprising hint of spice. Before you say no, consider whether you were one of those people who once hesitated to add sea salt to toffee.

5 Platforms to Find Kids’ Shows and Entertainment With Your Library Card

Whether it is a rainy Saturday or a snow day, sometimes you may want wholesome entertainment for the kids in your life. While most streaming video platforms offer children’s entertainment, you may want something different.

If you have a public library card, chances are your library might offer hours of free entertainment, including shows, interactive stories, games, and comics. Some have an educational leaning, while others are purely for fun.

Are Round Wines No Longer A Thing? - The Daily Meal

You may have noticed that the wine world has its own language, whether you simply enjoy a glass of vino or are seriously into wine-tasting. It's hard enough to understand some of the flavor notes, but how do shapes come into play? Some wine lovers may describe a wine as "round," referring to its texture and mouthfeel.

Sommeliers Choice Awards describes a round wine as having a "smooth texture, not coarse or tannic." Tannins are bitter phenolic compounds found in grape skins, stems, and seeds.

How to Create a Collaborative Spotify Playlist With Your Family This Holiday Season

During the holidays, many of us connect with family members, including those with whom we don't spend much time. Sometimes happy memories result, and other times it can be super awkward.

Whether your gathering is small or includes the extended family, you may bond over food, shared activities, and holiday traditions. If you are looking for a new shared activity, creating a Spotify collaborative holiday playlist can be a fun way to enhance the environment.

Here's What Happened To Kodiak Cakes After Shark Tank - Mashed

Here's What Happened To Kodiak Cakes After Shark Tank Pancakes are a delicious breakfast and brunch staple, but often we find them unsatisfying once the initial sugar buzz wears off. Kodiak Cakes aimed to offer an alternative, using whole grains and added protein that may keep you satisfied for longer. Starting as a family business, co-founder Joel Clark and his older brother sold their mother's whole grain pancake mix out of their red wagon when Clark was just eight years old (per the brand).

The French Baguette Is Now Under Cultural Protection By The U.N. - Mashed

The French Baguette Is Now Under Cultural Protection By The U.N.

When you think of French cuisine, you may think of rich buttery sauces, posh pastries, and elegant meals. Or perhaps you think of a warm, freshly baked baguette. There's just something about biting into the delightfully crisp crust to get to that soft fluffy center. And now, the art of making a quality baguette has attained special status alongside other globally recognized cultural arts and traditions.

When You Should Be Seasoning Scrambled Eggs For Optimum Flavor - The Daily Meal

Foodies are divided on whether it is better to salt your eggs before, during, or after the cooking process. During a demonstration on Season 8, Episode 5 of "MasterChef," Gordon Ramsey explained his famous scrambled egg technique. He urged the chefs to avoid adding salt and pepper too early, since that can cause the eggs to "go gray and turn watery." Instead, he suggests seasoning at the end.

The Extra Step That Will Give You The Smoothest Pumpkin Pie Ever - Mashed

What is it about pumpkin pie? It could be the silky smooth texture, the vibrant autumnal color, or maybe the sweet yet spicy flavor. Whatever it is, the beloved dessert has been a Thanksgiving tradition for centuries, and people in the Americas have enjoyed pumpkins in some form since 5500 B.C., according to the History Channel. In fact, members of the Wampanoag tribe ate pumpkins and may have brought some to the "first Thanksgiving."
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