If you are considering getting an ice machine, it is most likely that you are a restaurant or eatery owner and are looking to add some variety to your customers' drinks. Ice comes in an assortment of shapes and types, so you would need to decide which ones you want before purchasing a machine.
Cut out the booze. A 10 oz wine cooler has 125 calories. A 12 oz serving of beer has 150 calories. aluminum ice ball mold are even worse. A Long Island Iced Tea has about 700 calories. A margarita has about 400.
Double your exercise time. Since we tend to have more free time on weekend, super-charge your workout by doubling your usual time. You'll burn more calories which will help counter any less than healthy choices you make.
It is sure to wake a person up with its zesty citrus notes and jelly sweetness. Try making it for brunch for one, two, or more people. Also, don't be scared to try this and other cocktail recipies out; you don't have to be a master bartender or know a lot about bartending to make a favorite cocktail. Perhaps you could just learn that one really well.
As the saying goes, "Eat, Drink, and be Merry," now you need some St. Patrick's Day party beverages for your guests. For your adult guests, the obvious choice is "green" beer, which is as easy as a few drops of green food coloring in the bottom of a glass or cup. Or maybe a Guinness Stout Ale. There are also plenty of green or Irish cocktail recipies available online, or from your favorite bartender. And don't forget to finish it off with some Irish Coffee.
"Tequila and rum...fun, and then some! It seems as if every restaurant and every bartender has a different way to make a mai tai. (DC Cocktails Examiner Crystal Parsley has a mai tai recipe for all you traditionalists!) One can argue about tradition and who and where it was really invented, but the one thing they always have in common is rum." Read More...
Whatever bartender set you choose to purchase, make sure you have at least these tools: a cocktail shaker, strainer, bar spoon and jigger. Owning a blender will also be an asset, as many cocktails are made by blending the ingredients.