Limoneira (pronounced lē mon΄âra), Launches Global Mixology Contest PATRICK REYNOLDS CREATES THE BEST LEMON COCKTAIL IN LA Patrick Reynolds, bartender at Wildcat Lounge and “Farm to Bar” columnist at the Santa Barbara Independent, created Manāw a Trois, an original concoction … continue reading . . .
EncinoMom’s All American Camp Store: Repurpose Compostable Hot Cups and Lids You’ll want these, too! Perfect for coffee, tea, or hot chocolate by the campfire. These cups come with lids in case you’re on the go. Great for taking some … continue reading . . .
Do you know the origin of Vodka? How to make the perfect Martini? I don’t — nor do I care to take a look behind the scenes at the world of mixology, unless you’re talking about my beloved Gin, then … continue reading . . .
Coffee-Con 2014 The promise from Coffee-Con: an honest-to-god HAPPENING at the famous “. . . Mack Sennett Studios in L.A’s Silver Lake neighborhood. Taste the world’s different coffees, locally roasted in every conceivable way, brewed using many different methods by … continue reading . . .
Your coffee connection for National Coffee Day! The most important day of the year is rapidly approaching! Monday, Sept. 29th is National Coffee Day! This wildly popular beverage is believed to have originated in Ethiopia, and by the 1500’s was … continue reading . . .
Oprah fans know Oprah loves tea. For the first time ever, the Queen of Talk shares her taste in tea with this unprecedented new Chai co-created with the experts from Teavana. Rolling out to Starbucks locations across the country on Tuesday, … continue reading . . .
Make homemade Limoncello with our easy recipe. This easy recipe takes time so you’ll need to plan ahead! For best results allow at least two weeks from your first thought of making Limoncello at home to your first sip of … continue reading . . .
Feel like a star with this classic cocktail recipe. STAR Cocktail Recipe (The Cocktail Book. A Sideboard Manual for Gentlemen. 1926.) This was published during the U.S. Prohibition, by John Hamilton Ltd. in London. (Note: the photo of the book … continue reading . . .
Meet Chef Jeremy Bringardner of LYFE Kitchen Step inside the kitchen with me at LYFE in Culver City, California. My crew and I caught up with Chef Jeremy Bringardner for some cooking tips, recipes and the scoop on what’s cookin’ … continue reading . . .
Date Tasting Video and Shake Recipe Below Join us in Indio, California for a visit to Shields Gardens. This retro delight offers date tasting, products, garden visits and Shields world famous shakes. Did you know California produces 95% of … continue reading . . .
How to Make A Classic Mojito: Instructions, Ingredients and Video Demo This recipe for a Classic Mojito comes to us courtesy of Award Winning Mixologist, Natasha Garcia. We caught up with Natasha on a recent sunny afternoon (108˚), outside of Palm … continue reading . . .
Would you like to win four boxes of artisan-crafted Mighty Leaf Iced Tea, a Takeya Iced Tea Pitcher and glass water bottle? Here’s what I knew before I tried Mighty Tea: You can say “goodbye” to bottles this summer. Make … continue reading . . .
Ventura Lemonade Recipe 12 Limoneira Lemons (juice only!) 4 Quarts water 8 cups Raw Sugar 12 sprigs Lavender Pour water into a medium sized stock pot, add your lavender springs and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and allow … continue reading . . .
This is the way they serve their hot mint tea at Aroma Cafe in Encino. Tons of fresh mint is muddled in piping hot water and delivered with a tea bag which you can use or not depending on your … continue reading . . .
At the offices of EncinoMom, we received two new juices neatly packaged in a mini-cooler. In our Taste Kitchen, we poured the Juiceology juices into a variety of glasses for staffers to sample. The bright colors and aromas were a … continue reading . . .
New Year, New Juice. EncinoMom’s Juice Review by Lisa Keating At the offices of EncinoMom, we received two new juices neatly packaged in a mini-cooler. In our Taste Kitchen, we poured the Juiceology juices into a variety of glasses for … continue reading . . .
Made with fresh cranberries, Greek yogurt, Agave syrup, ice, pure vanilla, a pinch of cloves, a dash of cinnamon and a spring of mint, this Cranberry Smoothie tastes just right the morning after a big holiday meal. … continue reading . . .