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Keep Pitcher Drinks Properly Chilled With Muffin Tin Ice Cubes

Using muffin tins to freeze ice cubes is perfect for making a ton of ice at once or freezing whole lemon slices for a citrus boost, but it’s also a great way to make ice cubes that are the ideal size for keeping pitchers and punch bowls chilled.

Hangover Cures: Myths, Legends And Facts

Hangovers rank right up there with drunk dialling your angry ex as one of the least pleasant drinking-related side effects. We explain how to stave off a hangover with before and after tips — as well as myths to avoid.

Make A Mocktail Worth Drinking With Fancy Add-Ins

With all the crazy stuff happening in the craft cocktail scene, it can be easy for an alcohol abstainer to feel left out. It’s not necessarily the alcohol you may be missing, but having a beautiful glass of tasty liquid made just for you. To combat ethanol-fuelled FOMO, Natasha David of Nitecap has a few choice mocktails that even a booze hound would enjoy.

These Foods Will Help Keep You Hydrated 

One oft-repeated advice for beating back dehydration is to drink eight glasses of water a day. Well, that’s a myth. Some of us need more or less, and how much you need changes day to day. Also, water isn’t your only option. You can stay hydrated from many foods, too.

The Best And Worst Edible Shot Glasses (and What To Put In Them)

The number one function of a shot glass is to hold alcohol so you can get it into your mouth. Toasted marshmallow shot glasses sure look cute, but if they disintegrate en route to my lips, I will be less than amused. To see if any of these twee-arse vessels are worth your time, we made a whole bunch and tested them for leakiness, flavour contribution, and ease of assembly. We’ll start with the best and work our way down to the failures.

Why Tilting Your Glass Is The Best Way To Pour A Beer

Most of us have learned the hard way that there’s a certain technique to pouring our beer without making it overflow and ruin everything. You have to strategically tilt the glass as you pour to prevent a massive buildup of foam. Why? Because beer chemistry.

Make Your Own Tiki Cocktails With This Easy Formula

Tiki cocktails have the undeserved reputation of being overly sweet and fruity, but — when done correctly — they are complex, balanced and super drinkable. Lucky Peach has a simple template to help you construct your very own.

The Best Wines To Pair With Spicy Foods

Alcohol is not the best thing to reach for if your food is too spicy for you. But if you love the burn of spicy food and want to intensify the flavour of your meal, a glass of wine can compliment it well.

Create Perfectly Clear Cocktail Ice With Directional Freezing

Crystal clear ice may not make your cocktail taste any better, but it definitely makes it look more elegant and sophisticated. Using a process called directional freezing, you can make a huge batch of perfectly clear ice without any expensive equipment.

Baby Food Makes A Pretty Good Bellini

I spent a good portion of this last week hanging out with a baby, and that child loved those little pouches of pureed fruits and vegetables. Always curious, I took a taste of her peach-mango pouch and thought, “This wouldn’t be so bad in a cocktail.”

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