Let's be honest: the grill never heats up fast enough, and you've got hungry guests waiting. For Memorial Day, satiate their hunger a tad by making these chicks in a blanket, a slight revamp of the classic pigs in a blanket. This is a no-fuss, no-frills type of recipe that only require two ingredients and roughly 15 minutes. Watch the video to learn the technique.
Honey isn't only good stirred into tea; it's also wonderful for sweetening cocktails. In this drink, it adds a lovely floral quality as well as provides a subtle sweetness. With only four ingredients — honey, orange juice, lemon juice, and gin — this libation is fairly simple, but it's sophisticated and perfectly balanced. For those who dislike gin, I recommend trying a different spirit; vodka would be fine, but also a sweeter whiskey or bourbon would be delicious. Ready for the easy recipe? Keep reading.
Let's face it, parties are awesome, but party planning can be more than a little stressful. Luckily, these apps will help you streamline your to-do lists and manage all aspects of the event, just in time for the kickoff of Summer. Whether you need a customized menu, drink recipes, or easy party games, we've found apps that are sure to simplify the planning process. Download these seven apps to make your next event the season's best.
In March this year, Jim Beam released a versatile, near-clear spirit, Jacob's Ghost White Whiskey ($22), in an attempt to appeal to tequila and vodka drinkers, claiming it's "a whiskey both old fashioned and cosmopolitan" that can be treated like bourbon or mixed in cocktails like a clear spirit. While the label is quick to dispel this white whiskey as a moonshine or an unaged white dog, we couldn't help but scratch our heads and wonder what we were in for. A neutral-tasting spirit? A clear bourbon? A mild whiskey? The label explains it's an aged, 80-proof whiskey that has rested at least a year in charred, white oak barrels, and so us food editors raised our glasses and cheered for the best but prepared for the worst.
With the Memorial Day weekend here, there is no better time to find out what light beer will taste the best. Knowing the calorie count, carbs, and alcohol content in each of these readily available light brews will help you make smart and informed choices at your holiday BBQ. We tasted all of these beers at POPSUGAR HQ, where our editors shared their thoughts. Check out how the light beers matched up after going head to head and which one was the crowd favorite.
Since Memorial Day signals the unofficial start of Summer, why not kick off the sunny season with good friends and good food? Whether you're planning a low-key backyard barbecue or an all-out holiday feast, we've gathered some delicious recipes to help you host a fun, festive party for your pals. From tangy ginger-glazed baby back ribs to grilled dessert pizza slathered with chocolate, these tasty dishes are perfect to try on Memorial Day.
May 23 is National Chardonnay Day, and to celebrate the most popular white grape varietal, we rounded up seven bottles we've recently tried and adored. Whether you're a fan of the big oaky, buttery styles, prefer a clear and crisp version, or even lean toward sweeter white wines, we've got a bottle for you.
Remember the wedding you've been dreaming of since you were a little girl? The one filled with romantic details and pinks and pearls here and there? Well, here are some desserts that are just the, err, icing on the cake. These 25 feminine creations are romantic, whimsical, and dainty all at once, whether it's because of their heart designs or their pastel hues. In other words: they're just downright beautiful. Click on to check 'em out.
If you've never had the aperitif known as Lillet Rouge, you'll want to know that it's fruity, complex, and satisfying in its own right. But it shines even brighter when paired with sweet and spicy ginger beer. Add a wedge of grapefruit, and you've got an unbeatable combination of ease and excellence.
Bold name aside, this aperitif is light and refreshing. At 18 percent alcohol, Lillet Rouge is a natural fit for day drinking, as it'll offer a subtle buzz without knocking you off your feet.
Kick off your weekend with a drink that makes use of what's in season right now: ripe, plush apricots. This muddled cocktail, inspired by the classic whiskey smash, calls for just four ingredients: apricots, whiskey, lemon, and agave. Dare we say it's, well, a smash? See how it's done, and then print out the recipe so you can make one for yourself.