The Drink Of the Gods. Yerba Mate. Learn how to prepare Yerba Mate and drink it properly with sexy Gianny L! You will enjoy the ceremony and will notice a subtle lift, due to the caffeine (mateine) contained in it. GiannyL demonstrates how it's all done. Voila! -- you are set ...more
Properly Drink Tea
Tea has been around for thousands of years, and as a result, tons of customs and ceremonies have sprung up around its consumption. Some cultures take their tea plain, while others put things in it. Sometimes there are special tea-holding vessels, other times not. Maybe there w ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to enjoy Tequila in Mexico. You will need a proper glass in order to drink Tequila straight. This is good for dinner or drinks before it. To make a good margarita, squeeze lime juice into a glass and add sugar syrup, triple sec, and Teq ...more
A proper way to prepare your absinthe with a fountain. NEVER use any flame or fire with absinthe. Just slow, steady cold water and you're set. Enjoy.
Learn how to make your favorite gourmet tea and coffee drinks at home and save money in this free drink recipe video series on making gourmet tee and coffee. Part 1 of 14 - How to Prepare gourmet tea & coffee drink recipes. Prepare gourmet tea & coffee drink recipes - Part 2 o ...more
Having a cocktail party and not quite sure what drinks to mix? Then watch this how to video and learn how simple it is to mix up everyones favorite vodka, rum, gin, tequila, and triple sec drink. The Long Island Iced Tea is like having five drinks in one.
Many people drink green tea for health reasons, and it's no wonder. This beverage is a superstar when it comes to antioxidant levels, and is being studied for its potentially curative properties on multiple health concerns, whether it's staving off the aging process or fightin ...more
Getting rid of that nasty cough is as easy as 1,2,3. You Will Need * Herbal tea * Honey * A vaporizer * Water * Fresh ginger * Milk Step 1 Drink herbal tea with honey. This will bring immediate and lasting relief. Step 2 Use a steam vaporizer or take a hot shower to moisturi ...more
Time to hit the beach with a Long Island Iced Tea. A classic, high-octane cocktail, the Long Island Iced-Tea is a mix of several white liquors topped off with sour mix and a little cola for color. This lovely bartender will walk you through the process of mixing this fun drink ...more
Impress your friends and become an expert mixologist with drinks that are "stirred, not shaken." You Will Need * Ice * A stir glass * A serving glass * Alcohol * Mixers * A bar spoon * A strainer * A swizzle stick or parasol * An iced-tea spoon Step 1: Put ice in glass Fill t ...more
Most home bakers rely on vanilla extract as a flavor component to their cakes and cookies, but little do they know what they are missing until they trade in their extract for whole vanilla beans. The rich complexity and different notes of flavor of a true vanilla bean are ofte ...more
We all know that it's important to drink water regularly throughout the day. After all, it has so many benefits, including flushing toxins out of the body and maintaining kidney health and good bowel movements. Turns out that's only part of the story. While being properly hydr ...more
Fifty-four percent of Americans 18 and older drink coffee every day, and why not? With 100 milligrams of caffeine per six ounces of drip coffee, it's just the morning beverage to wake you up and kickstart your day. You can feel the caffeine surge through your body like the Hol ...more
About ten years ago, Western research figured out that green tea was a nutritional powerhouse. After all, in Asian countries where green tea is consumed throughout the day, cancer rates tend to be much lower, although there are probably other factors contributing to that fact, ...more
Master mixolgist Chris McMillian teaches you how to make the Kentucky classic, the Mint Julep. The Juelp originated in ancient Persia but as evolved to become an American classic. It needs to be prepared in the classic metal cup which allows for the drink to get properly cold. ...more
Few liquors have as romantic a past as the mysterious absinthe. This video shows you the history of this drink (somtimes called the Green Fairy), and then how to prepare (or louche) the drink properly. Remember to use ice cold water, and only set it on fire if you're using lau ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to drink Merlot. Begin by pouring the Merlot into the glass and gently spin it to allow the liquid to spin at the bottom of the glass. This will coat the sides of the glass with liquid and add some oxygen to the mix. Adding oxygen will ...more
After a long marathon run, runners like to refresh with a nice bottle - or ten - of water. But if you've ever run for an extended period of time, especially in high heat, you know that you not only lose water through sweat, but also electrolytes and salts that help keep your e ...more
Apple chai-der is a delicious blend of the two most delicious fall beverages, apple cider and chai tea. The drink starts off with regular apple cider, then kicks things up a notch with warm spices like nutmeg, cinnamon, and clove. This drink is slowly being served in more and ...more
Impress your friends by learning how to pour this classic Irish drink. This bartending video will instruct how to properly make a Black & Tan, pouring it correctly.
Learn how to make a blue motorcycle, which is a derivative of the long island iced tea. Not for the weak hearted (or low toleranced) this drink is a sure fire way to get your party started.
Champagne is a delightful drink, but sometimes it can get a little scary - especially when the corks go flying! Here is how you can correcly store both opened and unopened bottles of champagne, and the proper way to serve it. Properly open, serve and store champagne and sparkl ...more
This video tutorial is going to show you how to make a great chai latte. Take four ounces of cold milk. Foam it up with a whisk. The volume more than doubles. It becomes ten ounces. Now put it in the microwave for about 30 seconds. You will know when it is done when it begins ...more
In this clip, learn how to create a mint flavored ice cube that you can serve in any drink and add a little freshness to it. These cubes are wonderful in iced tea, cocktails, lemonade and even water!
Watch to learn how to say the names of some types of beverages in French. une boisson au citron - lemon drink une boisson aux fruits - fruit punch une boisson aux oranges - orange drink une boisson gazeuse - carbonated drink une boisson gazeuse aux oranges sans sucre - sugarf ...more
G4 TV's Olivia and Kevin of The Lush show us how to properly shotgun a beer. Then they make flaming Dr Pepper shots and finish off with a step by step on "Flip Cup' the popular drinking game.
Want to make a Tennessee Tea like a champion bartender? This clip will show you how it's done. With the proper technique, mixing the perfect drink can be easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video bartenders' guide can present an overview of the process in about a minute's t ...more
All stuffed up and wanting to breathe – but without the chemicals? Here's how to get relief fast! Learn how to clear up a stuffed nose with this home remedy. You Will Need * Steam * Licorice tea * A saline rinse * Hot peppers * Peppermint oil or peppermint tea * Chicken soup ...more
A very traditional tea in Japan is green tea. Japanese ceremonial green tea is prepared from a tea powder known as matcha. This tea is not difficult to make at home, and tastes delicious even without the ceremony. Check out this video and learn the steps and ingredients necess ...more
Quitting smoking is incredibly difficult. It's hard enough to break the habit, but the withdrawals are even worse. In this tutorial, learn how to make the transition a little more bearable. You Will Need • Pen and paper • Prescriptions • OTC medications • Hypnosis • Clean ...more
In this how to video, Dr. Tea discusses all about matcha and how to make a refreshing iced tea drink called a FrosTEA. Matcha is a ground tea that has its origins. Watch and start brewing some tea.
This video teaches you how Laphroaig whiskey is made and also how to properly taste it. It gives background on the Laphroaig brewing company, explaining the process Laphroaig whiskey goes through and how to properly drink the completed whiskey. The video is a great tutorial on ...more
Suffer from an upset stomach more often than not? Put down that donut. Tweak a few unhealthy habits, and you can beat those chronic stomach problems before they flare up. You Will Need: • A food diary • Exercise • Fermented foods • Herbal tea, rice water, or apple cider ...more
In this instructional video, Tim brews up 5 gallons of Kombucha - a fermented tea drink from Russia with healing properties, with a slight alcohol content, and a most original flavor. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to brew traditional Russian kombucha.
With tips from this video, learn how to make a homemade teabox. Use scrapbooking, dictionary print, and dried violets for the top. This is a great gift for a friend who likes to drink tea.
In this video, we learn how to make homemade cinnamon ginger tea. You will need cinnamon, ginger root, a cutting board, knife, potato peeler, saucepan, water and pitcher. First, heat saucepan up and boil water (a water bottle full). Next, throw in your cinnamon stick. Leave th ...more
Anthoney Caporale's variation on the classic holiday drink with tea. He uses green tea, and fresh ginger.
Check out this video to learn how to make and drink jasmine green tea with flowers. Use one and a half teaspoon of tea leafs for your jasmine tea. Part 1 of 2 - How to Brew jasmine tea. Part 2 of 2 - How to Brew jasmine tea.
Moringa oleifera is one of the most rich sources of nutrients and vitamins that our body needs. It is rich in calcium, potassium, beta-carotene, Vitamin C, and iron. Moringa can be prepared as a vegetable or included in soups, but mostly just the leaves and fruits are used. Ot ...more
Welcome back to the two-part series of Ten foods to eat for clear, acne-free skin. Check out part 1 here. As any good dermatologist and aesthetician will tell you, beauty begins from the inside. In a healthy skin diet, the quality of the calories you eat matters more than any ...more
The next time you are in the mood for a hot drink, make your own tea bags to brew at home. Grab your favorite herbs and spices from your garden or your local supermarket. Mix and match your favorite combination, add to an empty tea bag, and steep in hot water. Voilà—instant on ...more
Lindsey Vuolo shows how to make a Long Island Iced Tea. This Prohibition era drink has nothing to do with tea - except color to fool the cops!
Constipation affects almost everyone at some time. Follow these tips to help prevent it. This how to video lends helpful advice on preventing constipation (and possibly resulting hemmeroids). You Will Need * Water * Exercise * High-fiber foods * Ginger tea * Folic acid supple ...more
Waking up in the middle of the night with heartburn is no fun. Fortunately, there are some simple remedies for fast heartburn relief. Watch this video to learn how to soothe heartburn. Step 1. Stand up immediately The fastest way to get rid of heartburn is to stand up. Heart ...more
An inflamed throat is often the first sign that you're getting sick. Help nip it in the bud with a few simple tricks. You Will Need * 1 lemon * 1 tsp. salt * 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar * 1 tsp. cayenne pepper * 3 tbsp. honey * A humidifier * Epsom salts * Ibuprofen * Chamomile ...more
Nobody enjoys being sick. Having to deal with the runny nose, sore throat, and cough is just horrible. Having a stuffy nose is also no fun, either. It prevents you from breathing through your nostrils, can cause headaches, and makes it hard to talk. So, one of the best ways to ...more
In this video, from Jabu's Pub in Seattle, Washington, we learn how to make a Redheaded Slut, also known as a Slutty Redhead. To make this cocktail you'll need a shaker, a shot glass, Jagermeister, peach schnapps, and cranberry juice. First, fill the shaker with some ice to pr ...more
I'm sure a lot of you like to find inspirational stories of people who by adding something to their diet lost weight or bettered their health. I know I love to search stories like that because it helps me see if I'm doing everything I can to be healthy and happy. It helps me s ...more
Holy hell have you believers just been PWND! Seriously, you have. Why, you say? Well haven't you heard the news? Of course not, I'm pretty sure you don't, since you believe in KONY 2012. Oh yeah. Let me hold on to the suspense for just a minute. In my earlier blog post, I des ...more
Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night with a cough that wont go away? If so then let Pharmacologist Joe Graedon show you how to suppress coughing with a few home remedies. You can use over the counter syrup and hard candies to temporarily stop the cough, or simply ...more
We've covered a variety of life perks, short cuts, and cheats (35 to be exact), but what about your health? Neatorama has compiled a list of "tricks" to staying healthy and keeping off the pounds. Click through for all fifteen weight loss hacks; my five favorites below. 1. D ...more
In this how to video of we learn the basics of teas: Where do the different teas come from? and how do you properly brew a perfect pot of tea? Dr. Tea also makes a special note that you can brew caffeine free tea from caffeinated tea leaves. Watch and learn.
Although there is little information about the nutritional facts of kombucha tea, one thing is certain: people love to drink it. Some say it helps prevent and cure cancer and others think it helps energize the body and revitalize the mind. Whatever the purpose, people keep com ...more
What better way to learn how to mix a drink than from a hot girl! This bartending how-to video teaches a cocktail recipe for a Long Island Iced Tea. You will need vodka, tequila, rum, gin, triple sec, and citrus juice or sweet and sour mix. Follow along with this video mixolog ...more
If you love coconuts then you should know how to open one. Properly opening a coconut will allow you to drink the delicious and nutritious water and coconut meat. So watch this how-to tutorial to learn how to open any Thai coconut.
Champagne bottles, especially cheap champagne, can be complicated to open without making a mess. Learn how to open a bottle of champagne properly and how to mix a tasty cocktail drink with the champagne.
Kids and young adults all over the world are crazy for this cold and refreshing new drink sensation. Bubble Tea started in Taiwan in the early 1980s, and now there are Bubble Tea shops on every street corner in Asia. Normally this drink is served in a clear glass with a wide s ...more
American Bartenders School shows how to make a Arnold Palmer mixed drink cocktail. This is the drink of choice with many golfers. You will need vodka, lemonade, and iced tea. Watch this video specialty drink-mixing tutorial and learn how to make an Arnold Palmer cocktail.
In this tutorial, we learn how to lower blood sugar naturally with Nancy Dell. The foods you can add to your diet that will lower blood sugar include 1 tsp of cinnamon a day! This can lower your blood sugar by 25%. The other food you can have is green tea, which can prevent di ...more
This is a very useful instructional video on how to prepare mate tea. To prepare mate tea you need a mate straw as you see on the video. You also need mate cups and mate tea powder. First you need to have almost boiling water in a kettle. Now you have to put about half a mate ...more