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Beyond the Bag ~ The Art of Making Tea, Demystified

Beyond the Bag ~ The Art of Making Tea, Demystified.  Tea making is thousands of years old, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun with it!  Here are some ways you can easily adapt those ancient principles…

A glass of lemon water with sliced lemons

Why I Start Every Day With Lemon Water

Why I Start Every Day With Lemon Water ~ I’ve been doing this for a couple of years now and love it, but there’s a lot of misinformation swirling around out there, so today I’ll separate the myths from…

Tso glasses of Frozen Mint Lemonade (Limonana)

Frozen Mint Lemonade (Limonana)

Frozen Mint Lemonade (Limonana) ~ a slushy, minty, Middle Eastern version of lemonade that is honestly the most refreshing drink I have ever had in my life.  …

Instant Pot Limoncello (regular recipe and video too)

Instant Pot Limoncello ~ if you love lemons you probably also love this gorgeous Italian lemon liqueur.  It traditionally takes weeks to infuse the lemon peels into vodka ~ but the amazing Instant Pot does it in 30 minutes. …

Hot Dulce de Leche

Hot Dulce de Leche ~ a decadently creamy and delicious hot caramel milk that gives cocoa a run for its money ~ once you try it there’s no turning back!…

How to Make Homemade Nutella Liqueur (Video)

How to Make Homemade Nutella Liqueur ~ ever since my recent DRINKABLE NUTELLA recipe I’ve been obsessed with the idea of making the famous chocolate hazelnut spread into a decadent beverage.  This easy diy chocolate liqueur is my latest…

A rich creamy thick hot chocolate to end all hot chocolates!

The Ultimate Hot Chocolate

The Ultimate Hot Chocolate ~ this thick, rich, chocolatey hot cocoa is going to be your new best friend this winter, trust me!…

Papaya and lime Agua Fresca |The View from Great Island 8

Papaya and Lime Agua Fresca

Papaya and Lime Agua Fresca ~ you can customize this hydrating fruit beverage in a million ways, and it’s so much healthier than soda or juice! Fair warning — I’ve got a new obsession…Agua Fresca.  Spanish for fresh water. …

Layered Ice Cubes

Layered Ice Cubes ~ aren’t these pretty?  They’re just ordinary ice cubes, made with layers of fruit juices.  And they’re not just pretty, they actually have a purpose— as they melt they flavor whatever you’ve plopped them into.  The…

Blackberry Mojito Cocktail

Blackberry Mojito Cocktail ~ this is basically a classic mojito, with the addition of some fresh blackberry puree.  You could theoretically muddle, or crush, the berries right in the cocktail shaker, but I made a quick berry puree so…