The origins of mulled wine are murky, but the concept (masking subpar hooch with spice-rack staples) is as old as time. Greeks and Romans sugared and spiced runoff wine as early as the 2nd century. In the Middle Ages, folks lacking access to potable water spiked wine and cider with “medicinal” infusions like honey, saffron, bay […]
If you’re anything like us, the only motivating factor for getting out of bed in the morning is the sweet, sacred promise of your morning cup of coffee. The aromas of the fresh grounds, the gurgling sound the pot makes when it’s near finishing… really, nothing else compares. But this probably isn’t your only cup of […]
No need to head to your local Starbuck’s anymore to get that hit of Pumpkin Spice running through your veins. Baileys has introduced its seasonal, limited edition Pumpkin Spice Irish Cream flavor and: We. Can’t. Even. Seriously, we’ve tried it, and it is delicious. Call us ”basic” all you want, we don’t care.
Temperatures don’t have to dictate booze choices, especially since “fall” varies across the country and climate funkiness is seeing to it that none of us really know what to wear most days (best advice: always carry a sweater vest). But spicy beer does seem kind of seasonally appropriate, maybe a way to zing things up […]
Fast Food & Fine Wine #5: Wendy’s Jalapeño Fresca Chicken with J.J. Prum Riesling Having trouble with the embedded video? Watch it on YouTube! I’ve never been a glutton for punishment, which is why, to this day, I’m not one of those diners that actively seeks out spicy food. Sure a bit of heat here […]
Savory cocktails have been all the rage lately. Some restaurants are even taking it to the extreme, making cocktails with beef broth. While it may seem strange to add vegetal or salty elements to your drinks, herbs can actually give your cocktail a delicious, full flavor that makes it seem more like a meal than […]