September 29, 2014
Join us tonight for our latest social media event, namely our #MyMug Twitter Party extravaganza to celebrate one of our favorite food and drink holidays, National Coffee Day. Brought to you by Chew on That and our sister publication, Recipe4Living.com, the event is already shaping up to be a smash. It will be co-sponsored by the wonderful folks at @iCoffee. And when these people show up for a party, they invariably come bearing some amazing gifts. Now, if you love coffee like we do you probably already know all about iCoffee, but even if you are already a big fan, go ahead and check out their website anyway at www.iCoffee.com. Some serious coffee stuff!
Expect all the normal games, hilarity, friendship and prizes that our Twitter Parties have come to be known for. Just remember one thing – you’ll need to follow either Chew on That (@ChewonThat) or Recipe4Living (@Recipe4Living) on Twitter before 7pm CT / 8pm ET and tweet the handle, “#mymug,” in order to be eligible for prizes.
See you all tonight!
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August 3, 2014
French producers are calling it the “bon problème“– warmer temperatures that are increasing output in many traditional wine producing regions. But these warmer temperatures are also affecting grapes in ways that may have already fundamentally altered the nature of some wines. And not necessarily in positive ways. That’s the message of a well-written piece published yesterday by Gwynn Guilford on Qz.com. Read the rest of this entry »
July 24, 2014
Let’s just say it up-front: while very large numbers of Americans are more than happy to consume copious quantities of tequila in their margaritas and palomas, relatively few home cooks spend much time using the fabulous product of the agave plant as an ingredient in meal preparation. And that’s a great shame, because tequila adds a very flavorful complement to many different types of meals, though it does need to be handled carefully if a cook wants to exploit its full potential.
So here, on National Tequila Day, I thought it only appropriate to share a few thoughts on using tequila in cooking – prior to suggest three must-make tequila-enhanced meals. Read the rest of this entry »
July 23, 2014
How are you celebrating National Tequila Day? No plans yet? No problem!
Join the teams at Chew On That and our sister site Fit and Fab Living, as well as some awesome cocktail experts from our event sponsor POM Wonderful, at the #TequilaThursday Twitter Party tomorrow at 8pm Eastern / 7pm Central.
#TequilaThursday is our celebration of the woefully overlooked national holiday, where we’ll be talking everything tequila. To become a part of the festivities, all you have to do is logon to Twitter at 8pm EST and follow the hashtag, #TequilaThursday. And yes, rest assured, there will be prizes, contests and general, tequila-flavored frivolity. Read the rest of this entry »