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Spirited or alcohol-free, summer’s must-try margarita begins with melon Melon Margaritas Ingredients (makes 2 margaritas) Watermelon Simple Syrup 2 cups seedless watermelon, cubed 1 cup sugar Watermelon Juice 2 cups seedless watermelon, cubed 1/2 cup water Margarita 4 oz silver tequila* 4 oz watermelon juice 2 oz lime juice 1 oz watermelon simple syrup course salt lime wedges *for mocktail, replace tequila with Ritual...
Non-alcoholic wine is leading the trend in cocktail-hour alternatives THERE ARE MANY reasons you might offer your guests non-alcoholic (NA) beverage choices at your springtime get-togethers, but that doesn’t mean they can’t indulge in a glass of something special to match the occasion. Put down the Martinelli’s and Shirley Temples...
Rich flavors, comforting aromas and versatile pairings—if roasted nuts have a season, we’re in it. How to Roast Nuts for Snacking You can roast nuts in the oven, on the stovetop or in the microwave. The only trick is watching them carefully. Nuts go from brown to burned in seconds. For...
Roasted rosemary nuts
Spice up your holiday snacks and foodie gifts with Roasted Rosemary Nuts. Holiday dining isn’t just about grand, gather-around-the-table meals. Special snacks like spiced roasted nuts can also become part of your culinary traditions. This simple recipe is a new holiday favorite in our household. Rosemary provides a fresh, woodsy...
Seasonal eating is a way of life for many. Buying fruits and vegetables planted in the spring, grow during the summer and are harvested in autumn. Fall crops at their peak right now include root vegetables, pears, apples, squash, sweet potatoes, beets and parsnips, just to name a few.  Add...
To study mezcal, our writer Avrey Evans travels to visit Oaxaca and shares her love for the Mexican city recently named as one of the world’s best travel destinations Markets  Oaxacan mercados are lively, to say the least, and you can find a variety of goods in different buildings. Benito...
Are you, like food writer Lydia Martinez, inundated with produce as the last of your summer harvest matures? Enter Table X, ready to save you from food waste. I don’t have kids, but I do have a 24×4 foot vegetable plot with Wasatch Community Gardens. So instead of scrambling around...
Embrace the splendor of summer — top your table with linens and serving pieces bursting with vibrant blossoms and dainty foliage. Pictured above, the Dogwood and Sunflower serving sets available at The Garden Store SLC are poised to bring summer indoors, or bring high style out of them. With...
From an updated ice cream truck, Joy Pops’ Kalli LeBaron brings flavor-packed paletas to Utah. Kalli LeBaron, the young owner of Joy Pops, has mastered the art of chilling—with flavor-packed paletas, that is. These aren’t any watered-down, sweetener-loaded iced pops. “Mexican paletas are made with a whole fruit base, all...

Pop In Flavor

Sure, you can use ice to chill your drink, but dropping in an ice pop is the season’s coolest way to add flavor and fun. During the dog days of summer, nothing is easier and more fun than chilling and flavoring your favorite drink with a tasty ice pop, homemade...