Choosing a drink is about so much more than what you like the taste of. What you pick will have a strong impact on how people view you. Like it or not, we live in a world of first impressions and snap judgements. Ordering the wrong thing at the bar can easily make you seem […]
If you want to make food that little bit special, alcohol is always the answer. Okay, okay… Maybe it’s not always the answer. But, there are many cases where a little bit of rum, wine or something else can really make a difference.
Alcohol is an incredibly versatile beverage. Not only is it something that we turn to if we want to relax or have a bit of fun, but alcohol is also a powerful ingredient in cooking. For most of us, including alcohol in cooking isn’t really about getting drunk or buzzed. After all, most (but not all) of the alcohol will burn off during cooking and most recipes with alcohol don’t even use all that much alcohol compared to the serving size.
Pick your poison, we all enjoy a little (or a lot) booze from time to time, but have you ever thought about what actually goes into making the drinks that spice up our nightlife or mend broken hearts? There’s a story behind every cocktail, and a farmer that grew your craft beer from the ground. […]
Have you ever looked at a dish or a sauce and thought, well, this could use some alcohol? Some of you might have, but often, the addition of alcohol just doesn’t occur to people. Alcohol can be fantastic simply because of the flavor you’re adding to the dish, and sometimes also because of the alcohol content (for recipes that don’t burn this off).