I’ve got many great memories of idyllic summers spent basking in the sun with a cup of shaved ice in my hand. While future me would tell past me to wear more sunscreen, I’m eager to pass along these wonderful times to the next generation. These are my favorite shaved ice machines to use when those opportunities arise. Of course, they’re also great for enjoying shaved ice yourself, or even for making mixed drinks.
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Whether you’ve got a full-sized home bar or you just have a setup in your kitchen that doubles as a bar, you might have noticed that things aren’t quite the same as they are in a professional bar. For starters, you’ve (probably) got a more limited supply of alcohol. You also don’t have beer on tap, you have to wash the dishes yourself, and you might not have timed pour nozzles on every single bottle of booze in your arsenal.
When growing up, I had the luxury of having a pomegranate tree in the backyard. It was small and didn’t bear much fruit, but it was always a treat to come home from school and find a bowl of pomegranate seeds awaiting me. My mother taught me how to handle and seed pomegranates at an early age.
A muddler is an essential bar or kitchen tool to make cocktails or mocktails. When incorporating fresh fruits or herbs in our drinks, we should keep the texture harsh and visible enough for aesthetic purposes, yet squashed enough to allow them to mix with the drinks. That is where the muddler comes in, and it is an essential tool when you are making famous cocktails like Old-Fashioned and Mojito.
How to make a pineapple wine – a light & delicate beverage? Well, preparing a pineapple wine comes with a delicious recipe that can be served as a drink. So, if you are looking for a home-made recipe with which you can prepare pineapple wine & surprise your guests with a flavorful & refreshing beverage, then look no further as you have landed to the right page!
Whether it’s hot sake to warm you on cold nights or a delicate cold glass in summer with some fresh sushi, sake lovers around the world have a lot of options today. I personally love Japan’s national liquor and try to introduce others to the charms of sake.
If you are working or in charge of a bar or restaurant and intend to rise above the competition, then selling exclusive private label wine is one of the simplest and coolest ways to up your profit margin. I speak this from experience in creating a private wine label for my store that has produced better results than I had expected from this endeavor.
On The Gas Review: Shake it up in style!
(Updated Jun 2018) – A cocktail shaker is not just a tool that will help you concoct a great cocktail it is also piece of décor that adds sophistication and elegance to your bar. So, a cocktail shaker should not just be functionally effective, but it also has to look and feel good.
Review 2017/18 – Let the party begin
Sometimes the life of the party can be found at the bar, or behind it. In fact making your own drinks is often just as much fun as drinking them.
Nothing starts a party like a round of blended cocktails, they perk everyone up a bit and in summer are awesomely refreshing, but then you have the problem of what to make and if you have a number of guests, coordinating drinks with only one blender can be a hassle or even a disaster to say the least.
Along comes the Margaritaville Tahiti DM3000 to save the day. Let’s have a look at this superb invention and why we should all kneel before it.