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This $18 Coffee Grinder Has More Than 30,000 Positive Reviews

This clever tool gives you fresher grounds fast, and without taking up much counter space at all. No wonder its thousands of reviewers are obsessed.

How to Make a Sazerac Like a Bartender in New Orleans

Take a trip to the Big Easy with this sophisticated Sazerac recipe, the official cocktail of New Orleans.


How to Make a Copycat McDonald’s Eggnog Shake at Home

Don't bother checking the drive-thru menu. You can make a holiday McDonald's Eggnog Shake at home!


The Best Hot Chocolate Mixes According to Cocoa and Cozy Experts

What's the best hot chocolate mix for a cozy night in with your favorite movie? We tested nine brands to...


How to Make Thai Tea

Thai iced tea is a creamy drink with a distinct flavor, loved by many around the world. It's the perfect...

The Best Nonalcoholic Drinks & Spirits of 2021

Whether making your own NA cocktail or opening a ready-to-drink beverage, going booze-free just got more delicious. So, leave the...


Here’s How to Make A Rob Roy Like a Scotch Pro

Ease into the world of Scotch by learning how to make a Rob Roy drink.

Pumpkin Chai Latte

This pumpkin chai latte is so good that we enjoy it year-round. It's fabulous because it features bold chai, spicy...


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Rose Wine Cocktail

This rose wine cocktail is an easy way to dress up wine for a party. Other fruit, like watermelon balls...


How to Make a Margarita Like a Professional Bartender

Learn how to make a margarita with our easy-to-follow guide. You'll be juicing limes and shaking up drinks like a...

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The Ultimate Guide to Margaritas

Browse our margarita guide for everything you need to know about America's most popular cocktail.


Can You Freeze Wine? Yes, and Here’s How

Can you freeze wine? Better yet, should you?


Blueberry Iced Tea

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I enjoy coming up with new ways to use my slow cooker in the kitchen. If it’s going to take...


Hot Chocolate Bombs

These hot chocolate bombs are all the rage! Make them ahead of time as a holiday gift or to have...


How to Cook with Wine, According to the Experts

Taste of Home's culinary deputy editor and an executive chef from Sonoma explain how to cook with wine. Pour a...


What Is Cooking Wine?

Cooking wine has a bad reputation, but is it deserved? Skipping it in a recipe might mean losing a valuable...


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35 Easy Mixed Drinks Anyone Can Master

You don't need to be a bartender to perfect these easy mixed drinks! In fact, these popular mixed drinks can...


Frozen Sriracha-Mango Margarita

The sweetness of the fruit helps offset the spiciness of the Sriracha, giving this mango margarita a unique and fun...


Frozen Blueberry-Mint Margarita

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Refreshing and fruity, you need this frozen blueberry margarita in hand this summer. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor


Frozen Strawberry-Basil Margarita

Fresh, fruity and oh, so cool, this strawberry-basil margarita may be the perfect summer cocktail. —James Schend, Taste of Home...


Mrs. Claus’ Frozen Cranberry Cocktail Will Give You ALL the Holiday Cheer

Head to the North Pole during the holidays, and Mrs. Claus will be making frozen alcoholic Christmas drinks to celebrate...


Mean Green Smoothie Bowls

This delicious bright green smoothie bowl recipe contains powerful antioxidants. Top with cucumber slices and fresh parsley sprigs for a...

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Peppermint Milkshakes

Rich ice cream and refreshing peppermint make this peppermint milkshake recipe a special treat, especially during the holidays. For a...


Caramel Frappuccino

I love caramel frappuccinos from Starbucks, but they get too expensive. I now make my own, and they are just...


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French Hot Chocolate

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One of my fondest memories of Paris was sipping a cup of thick, dark hot chocolate at one of their...


Fried Banana Milkshakes

I love bananas—candy, bread, muffins, smoothies, with peanut butter—everything banana. So why not add bananas, kicked up several notches, to...


How to Make Dill Pickle Vodka at Home

It doesn't take long to make infused pickle vodka at home. You'll be ready to make a Bloody Mary later...


Snickerdoodle Hot Chocolate

Warm up with this spice-filled snickerdoodle drinking chocolate. Tastes just like the cookie! —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor,...