Rhubarb has been made! Rhubarb or revent, scientifically called Rheum rhabarbarum or Rheum officinale, is actually a vegetable used in food and medicine. Be careful, only the stalks are edible and only if they are healthy! Rhubarb leaves are toxic; they contain oxalic acid in a concentration harmful to the human body.
McCafé is releasing another seasonal coffee this yearThe McCafé White Chocolate Mocha will be available from mid-November through January 2014.Winter just got a little warmer and sweeter, and Starbucks may have just gotten some competition.McDonald’s will be releasing a new McCafé White Chocolate Mocha exclusively for the winter, according to a press release.
Bourbon Punch with Pink Grapefruit and Mint Recipe Ingredients15 fresh mint sprigs, divided4 cups strained fresh pink grapefruit juice12 dashes angostura bitterRecipe PreparationStir 1/3 cup water and sugar in small saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves. Increase heat and bring to boil.
The Royal family’s newest development may help change the name of U.K. winesWikimedia CommonsThe Hambledon Vineyard in Hampshire (like this one shown above) got the royal seal of approval.The birth of the royal baby can be celebrated over a glass of his or her step-grandmother’s vintage.On Tuesday, July 9, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall and president of the United Kingdom Vineyards Association (UKVA), officially opened the £2.
Limoncello Champagne Cocktails with Mint Recipe Ingredients1/4 cup fresh mint leaves2 tablespoons sugar plus additional for dipping Champagne flutesLemon peel strips from 1 lemon4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice plus 1 lemon wedge1 cup (about) chilled Champagne or sparkling wineRecipe PreparationPlace mint, limoncello, 2 tablespoons sugar, and lemon strips in blender; blend until mint is finely chopped (lemon peel will be coarsely chopped), 10 seconds.
Top: Beat the eggs with the sugar until melted, add the melted butter, milk and mix. The flour is mixed with baking powder and cocoa and sifted over the liquid composition. Mix and pour the composition into a tray (24 cm ), lined with baking paper. Leave for about 30 minutes in the oven over medium heat.