Posts Tagged ‘Beverages’

Lemon Shake-Up Recipe — A Refreshing Summer Drink

Bobbie says: Ah, summer. The scorching heat, the overwhelming humidity. Fun times. Well, when life hands you lemons, shake things up a bit and make Lemon Shake-Ups. Depending where you live, you may have had these treats at a local fair or carnival. For the uninitiated, a Lemon Shake-Up is basically a freshly made, individual lemonade.…

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Ask the Audience: Beverages

Heather says: Yesterday we talked about saving money by taking control of the beverage budget. Today I have a two part question. Part one, what drinks are you not wiling to give up? I have two, my morning coffee and Dr. Pepper. To keep costs and calories reasonable the Dr. Pepper is an occasional treat.…

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Stop Guzzling Down Dollars

Heather says: One of the simplest ways to tighten up an out of control grocery budget is to learn to love water. I don’t mean the 20oz bottles of the stuff, either. The second? Get to know serving sizes. Drink all the water you can handle, but when it comes to OJ and other fruit…

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How to Use a French Press

Home Ec ladies, Do you know anything about making coffee with a French Press? I am not a coffee-drinker, but some caffeine addicts are staying with me this weekend, and I would like to provide them with a nice way to wake up in the morning. My French Press came with instructions on how to…

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Recipe: How to Make Sweet Tea

Dear Home-Ec 101, My inlaws from down South are coming to town, I need help! All they do is complain about how awful the food is here and how there is no ‘sweet tea’ to be found. I’d like to make a good impression. Signed, I Like it Bitter in Minneapolis Heather says: Sweet tea…

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