Warm fluffy pancakes are the perfect way to start the morning! These homemade whole grain pancakes are from Whipped.I love warm fluffy pancakes when the weather starts getting cold. And I really love make-ahead meals! These pancakes come together in minutes with this make-ahead batter!
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Remember last year's big bottled-juice trend? Well, it appears to be moving beyond juice bars and into cocktail bars. At an increasing number of venues across the country, health junkies and boozehounds have a place to convene and enjoy their gin with fresh-pressed ginger.At Soaked in Manhattan's Mondrian SoHo, guests can lounge on the rooftop with "orchard to bar" cocktails, such as the 100 Mile Margarita, made with apple, pear, pineapple, and wheatgrass juice. LA's Parisian-themed cocktail lounge Pour Vous offers a new take on carrot juice with pear eau de vie, and Verveine Velay Jaune.
We had a chance to sample the trend here in San Francisco at Nectar Wine Lounge, which has recently launched a juice-centric brunch with Thrive juicery. In lieu of mimosas and Bellinis, customers can choose between Day at the Spa (apple, cucumber, fennel, and mint), Pink Pearl (strawberry, pineapple, pear, mint), and True Blood (red beets and navel orange), all with Baron de Seillac sparkling wine. "It's a fun way to offer the benefits of fresh-pressed juices and the already well-known benefits of wine consumption," owner Chris Potter told us.
What do you think of the trend? Could you see yourself getting behind, say, a kale margarita anytime soon?
- Did you double check your baking soda and powder? There are easy hot-water tests you can do to see if the powders are still "alive" and reactionary. No bubbles means your baking soda/powder is expired and should be replaced with new, unopened cans.
- Did you read the recipe closely? Measuring a heavy hand of baking soda or overmixing the dough can lead to the cake sinking. Baking is a science, and to achieve accurate results, follow the recipe exactly.
- Did you open and close the oven door? Opening the oven door while baking lets in cold air that makes the cake sink. If you don't have a window to watch your cake grow, set a timer, and keep your hands away from the door until the timer goes off.
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A while back, we tried Heinz's balsamic ketchup and were not that impressed, but we wondered how the new, limited-edition Heinz Tomato Ketchup Blended With Real Jalapeño ($5) would fare. It's available for early purchase via Heinz's Facebook page until Dec. 7 and will be released in stores early next year. Should you dip your fries into this spicy condiment or stick to the original? Find out what our taste-testers thought.
If you love escaping chilly Fall weather with a hot cup of apple cider, then savor that flavor in a cupcake from pastrydiva.Apple cider starts the holiday; once you begin to see gallons of it in the food stores, you can't help but start thinking of the festivities.
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