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How To Pick Your Bubbles Like A Boss

We break down the basics of choosing a sparkler and our top pairing picks for when the ball drops. 

How To Pick Your New Year's Bubbles Like a Boss | WGBH | Craving Boston

The season of holiday indulgence without guilt is coming to a close. The good news? We still have one big night left and it’s a doozy. Time to send off 2015 off with a delicious bang! Like many people, I enjoy celebrating with bubbles. Lots and lots of bubbles.

(Trivia time. How many bubbles, on average, do you think are in a bottle of French Champagne? The answer is at the bottom). 

  • December 21, 2015

All The Simple Syrup Recipes You'll Ever Need

One of the most essential bar ingredients a home bar needs—outside of the liquor cabinet—is simple syrup. Many cocktails benefit from a little added sugar to counteract bitterness and acid. Because granulated sugar is tough, if not impossible, to dissolve in cold liquids (especially alcohol), simple syrup becomes the perfect way to add sweetness to a drink. 

As the name implies, simple syrup is incredibly easy to make. Combine one part sugar with one part warm or hot water, shake it up to dissolve the sugar, and there you have it! Simple syrup! 

  • December 15, 2015

We're Wicked Fired Up About These Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are a holiday party staple. This year, if you feel like waking up Aunt Linda, you can sneak some wasabi into the mix. 

I mean, aren't deviled eggs supposed to be devilish in some way?

Wikipedia says that the term "deviled" in relation to food means something spicy or zesty, but most are just mayo bombs. So let's bring the devil back into the picture!

  • December 15, 2015

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice! It's Giftable Homemade Granola.

The hectic holiday season has officially arrived. With it, the too long ‘to do’ lists and days that aren’t long enough to get everything done. There are likely a lot of special people on your gift list and if you are like me, the thought of checking everyone off without breaking the bank can be daunting. So the question is, how do you give thoughtful gifts on a small budget?