Avocado Milkshake

Posted by Mr BBQ on September 22, 2013

Avocados have become recognized as a “super food”, loaded with heart healthy fat. Here’s an interesting way to enjoy them!

The Avocado Milkshake—while growing up, my dad used to tell my sister and I about the avocado milkshakes he’d make and enjoy while growing up in Banning, California (home to very large avocado groves). It sounded weird to us at the …

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The Revolver

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on September 21, 2013

Many bourbon lovers occasionally spike a cup of coffee with a slug from their favorite bottle; the Revolver is the same flavor principle in reverse, putting the bold bite of the whiskey up front and rounding out the flavor with coffee and the brightness of orange peel. If you’re a bourbon drinker, the Revolver is one cocktail worth getting to …

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The Lime Rickey

Posted by Mr BBQ on September 15, 2013

The ingredients for the rickey are simple: lime, sugar, soda, and ice. But as I’ve learned during my hunt for information about the drink (it’s a variation on the rickey cocktail that became popular during prohibition) and experimenting with various ingredients on hand, I’ve realized that tiny variations like adding fruits, changing sweeteners, and working with different shapes of ice …

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Lemon-Raspberry Cooler

Posted by Mr BBQ on September 1, 2013

Here’s a family friendly cooler to enjoy over the long Labor Day weekend.

Sure you can get “blasted” over the Labor Day weekend. But why go through the hang-over experience, when you can sip a delicious, healthy cooler? This one is good for the whole family.

Ingredients: 1.5 cups of lemon sherbert, 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, 2oz. cranberry juice, 6 oz. …

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The Cucumber Cooler

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on August 10, 2013

Need to give my “radio brother”, Handyman Bob credit for the inspiration for this family friendly concoction—A somewhat unusual libation-family friendly it is. Will help to make good use of an over abundance of cucumbers growing in your garden.

Ingredients: 4-5 thin slices of cucumber, 3 oz. fresh lemon juice, 1oz. simple syrup,6-8 oz. water, lemon peel twist.

Preparation: Muddle the cucumber …

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