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Discover New Favorites: Cold-Brewed Coffee

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, April 29, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

 

Califia Farms Cold Brew Coffee

Cold and caffeinated is how I like to start my days when the mercury rises. Cold-brewed coffee is light and refreshing, making it an appealing alternative to hot coffee in places such as Austin, Texas where even mornings don’t offer much of a relief from the summer heat.

New to cold-brewed coffee, and wondering about the difference between cold brew and iced coffee? Primarily, it comes down to temperature — cold brew is brewed cold or at room temperature (and never heated), while iced coffee is traditionally hot coffee that’s cooled down. The cold brew process has a handful of bonuses including:

  • Lower acidity
  • No watered-down coffee
  • Higher bean-to-...
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Gifts for Mom

By Paige Schilt, April 28, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Roses

When my son was little, one of our favorite books was Todd Parr’s The Mommy Book, an illustrated classic that celebrates moms who ride motorcycles alongside moms who drive minivans. The moral of the story: There are all kinds of mothers in this world. It’s love — not a particular hairstyle, profession or hobby — that unites them.

A truly great Mother’s Day gift captures the recipient’s distinct style, tastes and interests. To help you celebrate the mamas, grandmas and maternal figures in your life, we’ve pulled together this shopping guide for all kinds of mothers — from the traditionalist to the DIY diva.

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Daily Dish: Thursday

By Whole Story Editors, April 28, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Juicy Julep

Photo Credit: @oneslicemore

Every day our plates get filled with news from the world of food. Here’s what our editors found most interesting today. ​

The Big Picture

Sure, we can tell you all about a beautiful patch of flowering garlic in the wild, or a mouthwatering cheesy toasted sub, but we all know that seeing is believing. Check out the winning photographs of...

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10 Ways to Say Cheers on Cinco de Mayo

By Megan Myers, April 28, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Get the Recipe: Watermelon Agua Fresca Recipe

While Cinco de Mayo is not yet celebrated in all parts of the United States, many people use this holiday that marks the Mexican victory in the Battle of Puebla as an excuse to get started on the patio-party season.

Cinco de Mayo is a great time to celebrate the delicious Mexican foods that have become staples here, like tacos, salsas, guacamoles and spicy bean dishes. What better way to wash those meals down than with beverages with Mexican influence?

Go beyond the margarita to find a truly special drink to serve up this Cinco de Mayo. We’ve got options that are fit for adults and kids, so your fiesta can be an all-ages affair. With fruit infusions and new ways to...

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Daily Dish: Wednesday

By Whole Story Editors, April 27, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

 

Chocolate Mixed Berry Smoothie

Photo Credit: @anyas_eats

Every day our plates get filled with news from the world of food. Here’s what our editors found most interesting today.

A Sneak Peek at the Return of Chef’s Table

Netflix recently released the season two trailer for their hit show...

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