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Beverage Recipes

Recipe for Warm Spiced Apple Cider

Here in New York, most of the leaves have fallen off the trees but there always seems to be more to rake up. After an hour or two out in the cold air raking and sweeping a warm beverage is a great way to warm up. If you are tired of coffee, tea or hot […]

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Basic Iced Coffee for Hot Summer Days

As much as I love a hot cup of coffee, I have to admit that some days it is just too hot for coffee. Days like that are perfect for iced coffee. It is not hard to learn how to make iced coffee. This simple recipe for iced coffee allows you to brew a glass […]

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Refreshing Raspberry Iced Tea

With summer fast approaching it’s time to start thinking about iced tea. Iced tea is no longer only tea with lemon flavoring. Many variations are possible. As we mentioned in How to Make Iced Tea freshly brewed iced tea is better than store bought. Iced tea with sparkling water is easy to make at home […]

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The Best Iced Tea is Freshly Brewed

Iced tea is a refreshing drink any time of the year. With our basic iced tea recipe it is easy to brew quality iced tea. Iced tea brewed fresh at home has a far superior taste to bottled iced tea. We did a little research to find the origins and history of iced tea and […]

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How to Make Anise Tea at Home

Spice up your tea with a hint of anise. Once you know how to make anise tea, you’ll find it a nice way to add variety to your tea break. This is a quick and easy recipe to add a little extra to your regular or decaffeinated tea. The anise seed gives even the most […]

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Make Irish Coffee at Home

Irish coffee can add a nice finishing touch to any special dinner. Irish coffee could be considered a flavored coffee but it is actually a standard coffee with added flavor; the flavor is added after brewing. This recipe for Irish coffee shows how easy it is to make. Irish coffee is a quick and easy […]

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Fabulous Coffee Frost Recipe

Spring has arrived and my thoughts start drifting to coffee and tea recipes for the summer. One of my favorite summertime treats is a coffee frost. I guess I had this on my mind when I met some friends the other day, somehow we got onto the subject of ice cream. I mentioned that while […]

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Make Your Own Chai Tea

Chai tea is rapidly gaining in popularity in America. Chai tea is a spiced black tea with milk. It is very easy to make at home and when you make it at home you can adjust the spices to suit your taste. Chai tea is usually made with black tea, milk, spices and honey or […]

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Valentines Day Spiced Coffee Recipe

This is an interesting recipe sent to me by Sheila. I tried it yesterday afternoon and it was delicious! A very nice change of pace. It does require a prep work so prepare the water ahead of time. Ingredients for Water: 6 cups water 4 cinnamon sticks 8 whole cloves 8 allspice Put water and […]

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Cafe Mocha Recipe – Easy Version

February 11th, 2008 · No Comments I mentioned the other day that I was sipping a cup of homemade Cafe Mocha and several people contacted me. A couple wanted to know what a Cafe Mocha was and several others wanted to know how to make it at home. A cafe mocha is a coffee based […]

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