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The 6 Most Elaborate Ice Luges We’ve Ever Seen


Ice luges provide a chilly centerpiece that spice up any party

Ice luges chill your drink and are certainly unique.

With summer in full swing, everyone’s looking for ways to stay cool and throw some killer parties. Check out the six most elaborate ice luges we’ve ever seen.

The 6 Most Elaborate Ice Luges We’ve Ever Seen (Slideshow)

If you’re not familiar with what an ice luge is, it’s a large ice sculpture into which a narrow channel is carved. Typically, liquor is poured into the channel and dispensed into either a glass or directly into an open mouth at the end of the channel.

Because ice luges are, well, made of ice, drinks poured into them instantly become cold making the devices extremely useful at ice bars. Champagne and beer can also be served with an ice luge, or really any drink you want to drink chilled.

Ice luges can be homemade, and companies like Elegant Ice Creations even offer DIY kits. They can also be purchased from professionals such as Ice Sculpture Pro, starting around $250. Sadly, because they’re ice, you only have so much time with them, so make sure to get as much out of your ice luge as you can while it's still around! Make sure to enjoy your ice luge responsibly, and check out the six most elaborate ice luges we’ve ever seen.

People are always interested in finding fun and new ways to make their party stand out, and an ice luge certainly accomplishes this. They tend to be impressively sized and extravagant, and colored lights usually complete the package.


5 Ice Cream Myths That Need to Disappear

Make enough ice cream and you start to hear the same questions over and over. What's the best ice cream maker for someone on a budget? (This guy.) What's the difference between gelato and ice cream? (It's complicated.) What's your favorite ice cream flavor? (Black sesame orange.)

You also start to see the same bad advice repeated again and again. Advice that makes it all that much harder to convince home cooks that yes, homemade ice cream is absolutely worth making, and way easier than most people think.

The way I see it, while ice cream technology has certainly advanced in the past few hundred years, the basic recipes geared toward the home cook are pretty much what they've always been, without much new testing or critical inquiry. That means old myths about making ice cream have never been questioned, and newly fashionable fancy foodists are spouting a lot of nonsense with no one holding them accountable.

Today we put those myths to bed.

Myth #1: You Have to Scald Your Dairy

Almost every custard-based ice cream recipe out there calls for heating milk and cream to a simmer before adding it to a mix of egg yolks and sugar. But they never say why. The truth is, unless you're steeping something to infuse its flavor into the dairy, like vanilla beans or mint leaves, the only thing scalding dairy on your stovetop gets you is the risk of a boil-over. It's a great step in a recipe when you have someone else to clean your kitchen.

Yes, scalding impacts dairy's composition, altering proteins and milk sugars. But take a look at the word "pasteurized" on your carton of cream. In the U.S., virtually all dairy we buy is pasteurized, which means it's already been heated (you could even say scalded!) to between 145 and 280°F. Bringing your dairy to a simmer at home does nothing that hasn't already happened at the manufacturing plant.

If you're not steeping some flavor in your dairy, you can go ahead and combine your eggs, sugar, and dairy all in one pot, then slowly bring the whole thing to a simmer. Faster, easier, and way less fussy.

Myth #1a: You Have to Temper Your Eggs

Related to the scalded dairy, here's a step you'll find right afterward in those recipes: "Pour one third of scalded dairy into egg yolk mixture, whisking rapidly to prevent eggs from curdling. Then pour the egg-dairy mixture into remaining hot dairy while whisking rapidly." Whew! That's tedious to write, let alone do on the stove, dripping cream everywhere while you fumble with a whisk, a ladle, and a pot handle. And it's one more step you can avoid entirely.

If you're scalding your dairy, that tempering step is helpful since it reduces the risk that the eggs will scramble when poured into the hot dairy. But since we've just established that you don't need to do the scalding step, there's no need to temper your eggs either just add cold milk and cream to yolks and sugar, and bring the temperature up gradually over medium heat, stirring with a wooden spoon or whisk every minute or so. But what if you did scald your dairy to infuse it with vanilla or mint? Well, after an hour or two of steeping time, that dairy's lost enough heat that you can add it directly to your eggs without any risk of curdling, provided you stir rapidly while doing so. No harm done.

Myth #2: You Have to Age Ice Cream Base Overnight

In most ice cream recipes, after you make your custard, you chill it in the fridge overnight and churn it the next day. The colder an ice cream base is when you start churning, the faster it'll harden, leading to a creamy texture with tiny ice crystals rather than larger, coarser ones. But some take the point a step further, saying that "aging" ice cream base overnight develops the ice cream's flavor and improves its texture. So do you really need to age a base, or is merely cooling it down sufficient?

In my tests, I've seen no advantage to aging ice cream base versus just chilling it in an ice bath, at least for recipes geared toward home cooks with domestic (as opposed to professional) churning machines. Yes, it's important to chill a base thoroughly before churning, but blind tasters didn't reveal any preference for longer-aged bases, and didn't notice any significant flavor or texture development.

In other words, chilling your ice cream base in an ice bath for a few hours until it reaches 40°F is just as good as spending eight hours chilling it in the fridge. There's no harm to aging your base, but unless you're a pro ice cream maker working with esoteric stabilizing ingredients or a $20,000 ice cream churn, you likely won't see any big bonus for your extra time.

Myth #3: Amazing Ice Cream Needs Amazing Eggs and Dairy

There's a tired cliché in aspirational food writing where we're told that if we want to cook like the Barefoot Contessa, we need the best of everything. Beatific butter. College-educated cream. "Good vanilla," a term that haunts the dreams of every Ina fan.

The cliché is often true. But sometimes it's not. "Better" eggs don't necessarily taste better. Neither does vanilla in all cases. The same goes for farm-fresh milk and cream.

I've run the taste tests, and when tasters don't know they're tasting expensive premium dairy from celebrated local farms, they don't think the resulting ice cream tastes any better. They do notice a slight improvement in texture, but that may be due to the higher butterfat content of some premium milk and cream compared to the supermarket stuff, which you can easily work around by using a higher butterfat base. Anyone who tells you that you need amazing, farm-fresh milk and cream to make great ice cream should subject themselves to the same test.

Which isn't to say there aren't extremely subtle differences that may indeed matter to you. Or that there aren't other totally valid reasons to bypass the commodity dairy industry. But when it comes to flavor, the cheap stuff does just fine.

Myth #4: Stabilizers Make Bad Ice Cream

Stabilizers don't make bad ice cream. People make bad ice cream, both with and without ice cream stabilizers. More pointedly, many of the self-professed experts who say their ice cream is superior because they don't use stabilizers are often the ones whose products have room for improvement.

An ice cream stabilizer is simply an ingredient that improves the texture and consistency of ice cream or sorbet. It may do so by emulsifying a base's fat, sugar, water, and/or protein, or by making an ice cream less prone to melt and refreeze with harsh ice crystals. Manufacturers frequently add guar gum, xanthan gum, or carageenan to make their ice cream more, well, stable, as it moves from factory to truck to grocery store to your freezer to your spoon. And some of the best ice cream I've ever eaten has been stabilized.

Yes, overuse stabilizers and you get bad ice cream: slick and gummy, with a sticky texture on the tongue and a tacky finish. But make your ice cream without any stabilizers and you risk a product that melts fast and refreezes icy and crunchy—just as bad.

Home cooks aren't typically shlepping their ice creams great distances on refrigerated trucks, so we don't need to worry as much about stabilizers as big companies. But you'd be amazed at what a little corn syrup or glucose can do to improve the creaminess and stability of your ice cream or sorbet (especially considering the freeze-thaw cycles of most home freezers). Like anything else, stabilizers are simply a tool to be used responsibly.

Myth #5: Alcohol Makes Ice Cream Less Icy

One of the most common problems home ice cream makers face is ice cream that freezes rock solid. The answer usually lies with too much water or not enough sugar, fat, or air in the mix, but one of the most common solutions recipe writers offer is to add a shot of alcohol to the recipe. Alcohol lowers ice cream's freezing point, making for a softer, more scoopable finished product. But if your ice cream is turning out icy, booze won't do a thing to help. It may even make your ice cream worse.

The painful truth is this: Lowering an ice cream's freezing point means you also lower its melting point, so a boozy ice cream will melt faster in your mouth, in a bowl, and even in a freezer than a non-boozy one. Freezers cycle on and off, and over time, even with ideal storage, ice cream will melt and refreeze in your freezer, slowly turning icier with every cycle. By lowering ice cream's melting point, you make a less stable ice cream with more pronounced ice crystals.

In other words, don't treat alcohol like a stabilizer to reduce iciness. Consider it a de-stabilizer with interesting freezing properties and the power to add incredible flavor to your ice cream. That's still a valuable thing for consenting adults.


10. Spherified Sesame Oyster Soup

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This food is good for pretty much anyone looking for a snack that will give them that boost they want to everything. It provides a little bit of everything, while not excelling at any one taste. That includes constant health regeneration.

Cook this food with a [Bowl of Herbed Vegetable Stock] a [Glob of Gelatin] an [Oyster], gathered in Siren’s Landing and a [Cultivated Sesame Seed], which you will have to gather from your home node. The herbed vegetable stock can be made with a standard [Bowl of Vegetable Stock], a [Pile of Simple Stew Herbs], a [Sage Leaf], and a [Rosemary Sprig].

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French Fruit Tarts

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Speaking of cream pies, who else remembers the classic French fruit tart, which was, essentially, a single-crusted custard pie topped with sugar-glazed fresh fruit? Back in the 1980s, this slender, colorful, mildly-flavored sweet was a staple of dessert carts and also managed to pass as a brunch selection at some of the fancier hotels.

Maybe it wasn't the healthiest brunch choice, but the French fruit tart certainly was—and remains—an attractive, delicious vehicle for fresh berries. Let's start putting this back on dessert plates today, starting with our recipe for Fruit and Cream Tarts.


KEEP: The smart, safe cannabis storage box

In November, 2019, the Canadian tech company KEEP labs was named a CES 2020 Innovation Awards Honoree for their contribution to society — making a box that will allow dads to smoke weed at home without their kids finding it.

KEEP Labs co-founder Philip Wilkins said that they “designed KEEP to discreetly blend into any home, allowing cannabis to be kept responsibly, not hidden.” Wilkins has stated that other storage options were “perpetuating the stoner stereotype,” as opposed to the “dads love to buy gadgets” stereotype.

The KEEP has an eye-catching, sleek design and streamlined form and functionality. With its own smartphone app, this Internet of Things stash box allows you to remotely monitor temperature and humidity, set reminders, and track your medicine, dosing, and every time you opened or closed your box — or when anybody else did.


Ingredients:

3 cups of chocolate chips

Servings Made and Recommended Dosage:

Makes 12 large peanut butter cups. Eat two to be properly stoned.

Preparation Time:

Cooking Time:

  1. Line a muffin tray with cupcake liners.
  2. Use a double boiler to melt half the chocolate on the stovetop. Once melted, stir in half the canna-butter.
  3. Pour the melted chocolate mixture to cover the bottom of each cup liner.
  4. In a bowl, mix the peanut butter and powdered sugar.
  5. Divvy up the mixture into 12 equal portions – one per cup. Roll each portion into a ball shape.
  6. Add a portion of the peanut butter mixture to each cup.
  7. Melt the remainder of the chocolate with a double boiler. Once melted, stir in the remaining canna-butter.
  8. Evenly coat each cup with the melted chocolate, making sure the peanut butter is completely covered. Once each cup is topped off, feel free to create a decorative swirl with your finger.
  9. Place the cups in the freezer for an hour. Once the chocolate is solidified, store in the refrigerator until you’re ready to eat!

Our List of Cocktails with Blue Curacao

Now let’s dive right into our list of cocktails with Blue Curacao.

Blue Lagoon

Ingredients

  • Vodka 50ml / 1.7oz.
  • Blue Curacao 20ml / 0.7oz.
  • Lemonade 100ml / 3.4oz.
  • a slice of lemon
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Lemonade to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Lemonade to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.

Fruit Tingle

Ingredients

  • Vodka 50ml / 1.7oz.
  • Blue Curacao 20ml / 0.7oz.
  • Grenadine 5ml / 0.2oz.
  • Lemonade 100ml / 3.4oz.
  • a slice of lemon
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, Grenadine, and Lemonade to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, Grenadine, and Lemonade to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.

Barbados Sunrise

Ingredients

  • White Rum 20ml / 0.7oz.
  • Blue Curacao 30ml / 1oz.
  • Grenadine 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Orange Juice 100ml / 3.4oz.
  • a slice of lemon
  • Add Ice, White Rum, Blue Curacao, Grenadine, and Orange Juice to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.
  • Add Ice, White Rum, Blue Curacao, Grenadine, and Orange Juice to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.

Summer Seen

Ingredients

  • White Rum 50ml / 1.7oz.
  • Pineapple Juice 50ml / 1.7oz.
  • Mango Juice 50ml / 1.7oz.
  • Lime Cordial 50ml / 1.7oz.
  • Blue Curacao 25ml / 0.8oz.
  • Lemon Juice 25ml / 0.8oz.
  • a slice of lemon
  • Add Ice, White Rum, Pineapple Juice, Mango Juice, Lime Cordial, Blue Curacao, and Lemon Juice to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.
  • Add Ice, White Rum, Pineapple Juice, Mango Juice, Lime Cordial, Blue Curacao, and Lemon Juice to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.

Mermaid Mule

Ingredients

  • Vodka 40ml / 1.4oz.
  • Blue Curacao 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • Lime Juice 5ml / 0.2oz.
  • Ginger Beer 120ml / 4.1oz.
  • a slice of lime
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, Lime Juice, and Ginger Beer to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime.
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, Lime Juice, and Ginger Beer to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime.

Blue Hawaii

Ingredients

  • White Rum 20ml / 0.7oz.
  • Vodka 20ml / 0.7oz.
  • Blue Curacao 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Pineapple Juice 90ml / 3oz.
  • a slice of lime
  • Add Ice, White Rum, Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Pineapple Juice to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime.
  • Add Ice, White Rum, Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Pineapple Juice to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime.

Blue on Blue

Ingredients

  • Vodka 30ml / 1oz.
  • Coconut Water 20ml / 0.7oz.
  • Blue Curacao 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • Cranberry Juice 90ml / 3oz.
  • a slice of lime
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Coconut Water, Blue Curacao, and Cranberry Juice to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime.
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Coconut Water, Blue Curacao, and Cranberry Juice to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime.

Blue Margarita

Ingredients

  • Tequila 40ml / 1.4oz.
  • Blue Curacao 30ml / 1oz.
  • Lime Juice 30ml / 1oz.
  • a slice of orange
  • Add Ice, Tequila, Blue Curacao, and Lime Juice to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Margarita Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of orange.
  • Add Ice, Tequila, Blue Curacao, and Lime Juice to a Margarita Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of orange.

Sex in the Driveway

Ingredients

  • Peach Schnapps 30ml / 1oz.
  • Blue Curacao 30ml / 1oz.
  • Vodka 60ml / 2oz.
  • Sprite 100ml / 3.4oz.
  • a slice of lemon
  • Add Ice, Peach Schnapps, Blue Curacao, Vodka, and Sprite to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.

Ingredients

  • Tequila 45ml / 1.5oz.
  • Blue Curacao 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Pineapple Juice 60ml / 2oz.
  • a Maraschino cherry
  • Add Ice, Tequila, Blue Curacao, and Pineapple Juice to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a Maraschino cherry.

Blue Monday

Ingredients

  • Vodka 60ml / 2oz.
  • Blue Curacao 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • Triple Sec 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • a Maraschino cherry
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Triple Sec to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Old Fashioned Glass.
  • Garnish with a Maraschino cherry.
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Triple Sec to a Old Fashioned Glass.
  • Garnish with a Maraschino cherry.

Electric Iced Tea

Ingredients

  • Vodka 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • White Rum 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Tequila 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Gin 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Blue Curacao 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Sour Mix 30ml / 1oz.
  • Sprite 30ml / 1oz.
  • a slice of lemon
  • Add Ice, Vodka, White Rum, Tequila, Gin, Blue Curacao, Sour Mix, and Sprite to a Old Fashioned Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.

Deep Blue Martini

Ingredients

  • Vodka 60ml / 2oz.
  • Blue Curacao 25ml / 0.8oz.
  • Sour Mix 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Pineapple Juice 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • a twist of lemon
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, Sour Mix, and Pineapple Juice to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Cocktail Glass.
  • Garnish with a twist of lemon.
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, Sour Mix, and Pineapple Juice to a Cocktail Glass.
  • Garnish with a twist of lemon.

Berry White

Ingredients

  • Raspberry Vodka 45ml / 1.5oz.
  • Creme De Cacau 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Blue Curacao 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Triple Sec 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Lime Juice 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • a slice of lime
  • Add Ice, Raspberry Vodka, Creme De Cacau, Blue Curacao, Triple Sec, and Lime Juice to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Cocktail Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime.
  • Add Ice, Raspberry Vodka, Creme De Cacau, Blue Curacao, Triple Sec, and Lime Juice to a Cocktail Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime.

Frostbite

Ingredients

  • Tequila 45ml / 1.5oz.
  • Creme De Cacau 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Blue Curacao 30ml / 1oz.
  • Cream 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • a Maraschino cherry
  • Add Ice, Tequila, Creme De Cacau, Blue Curacao, and Cream to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Old Fashioned Glass.
  • Garnish with a Maraschino cherry.
  • Add Ice, Tequila, Creme De Cacau, Blue Curacao, and Cream to a Old Fashioned Glass.
  • Garnish with a Maraschino cherry.

Blue Reality

Ingredients

  • Vodka 45ml / 1.5oz.
  • Apple Juice 150ml / 5.1oz.
  • Blue Curacao 25ml / 0.8oz.
  • a slice of lemon
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Apple Juice, and Blue Curacao to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.

Blue Bijou

Ingredients

  • Pear Vodka 45ml / 1.5oz.
  • Apple Juice 150ml / 5.1oz.
  • Blue Curacao 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • a blackberry
  • Add Ice, Pear Vodka, Apple Juice, and Blue Curacao to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a blackberry.
  • Add Ice, Pear Vodka, Apple Juice, and Blue Curacao to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a blackberry.

Blue Cosmopolitan

Ingredients

  • Lemon Vodka 45ml / 1.5oz.
  • Cranberry Juice 30ml / 1oz.
  • Blue Curacao 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • Lime Juice 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • a slice of lemon
  • Add Ice, Lemon Vodka, Cranberry Juice, Blue Curacao, and Lime Juice to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Cocktail Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.
  • Add Ice, Lemon Vodka, Cranberry Juice, Blue Curacao, and Lime Juice to a Cocktail Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.

Blue Andy

Ingredients

  • Vodka 30ml / 1oz.
  • Apple Juice 20ml / 0.7oz.
  • Blue Curacao 20ml / 0.7oz.
  • Lemonade 100ml / 3.4oz.
  • a wedge of lime
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Apple Juice, Blue Curacao, and Lemonade to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a wedge of lime.

Blue Blueberry Fizz

Ingredients

  • Vodka 45ml / 1.5oz.
  • Lime Juice 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Blue Curacao 30ml / 1oz.
  • Simple Syrup 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • 5 blueberries
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Lime Juice, Blue Curacao, and Simple Syrup to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with 5 blueberries.

Blue Dolphin Martini

Ingredients

  • Vodka 45ml / 1.5oz.
  • Blue Curacao 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • Peach Schnapps 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • a slice of lemon
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Peach Schnapps to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Cocktail Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Peach Schnapps to a Cocktail Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.

Ritz Fizz

Ingredients

  • Amaretto 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • Blue Curacao 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • Lemon Juice 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • Champagne 100ml / 3.4oz.
  • a slice of lemon
  • Add Ice, Amaretto, Blue Curacao, Lemon Juice, and Champagne to a Champagne Flute.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.

The Green Gatsby

Ingredients

  • Orange Juice 30ml / 1oz.
  • Blue Curacao 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • A dash of White Rum
  • A dash of Lemon Juice
  • Champagne 100ml / 3.4oz.
  • a slice of lemon
  • Add Ice, Orange Juice, Blue Curacao, White Rum, Lemon Juice, and Champagne to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Champagne Flute.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.
  • Add Ice, Orange Juice, Blue Curacao, White Rum, Lemon Juice, and Champagne to a Champagne Flute.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.

Polaroid

Ingredients

  • Vodka 30ml / 1oz.
  • Blue Curacao 30ml / 1oz.
  • Sprite 150ml / 5.1oz.
  • a slice of lemon, and a slice of lime to garnish.
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Sprite to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon, and a slice of lime.

Strong Arm

Ingredients

  • Vodka 30ml / 1oz.
  • Blue Curacao 30ml / 1oz.
  • Gin 30ml / 1oz.
  • a Maraschnio cherry
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Gin to a Champagne Flute.
  • Garnish with a Maraschnio cherry.

Purple Mist

Ingredients

  • Vodka 60ml / 2oz.
  • Blue Curacao 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Cranberry Juice 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • a slice of lime
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Cranberry Juice to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Cocktail Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime.
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Cranberry Juice to a Cocktail Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime.

Mermaid Lemonade

Ingredients

  • White Rum 60ml / 2oz.
  • Blue Curacao 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Lemonade 120ml / 4.1oz.
  • a slice of lemon, and 2 Maraschino cherries to garnish.
  • Add Ice, White Rum, Blue Curacao, and Lemonade to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon, and 2 Maraschino cherries.

Blue Sunset

Ingredients

  • Pineapple Rum 60ml / 2oz.
  • Blue Curacao 30ml / 1oz.
  • Pineapple Juice 60ml / 2oz.
  • a Maraschino cherry
  • Add Ice, Pineapple Rum, Blue Curacao, and Pineapple Juice to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Cocktail Glass.
  • Garnish with a Maraschino cherry.
  • Add Ice, Pineapple Rum, Blue Curacao, and Pineapple Juice to a Cocktail Glass.
  • Garnish with a Maraschino cherry.

The Blue Outlander

Ingredients

  • Tequila 60ml / 2oz.
  • Blue Curacao 30ml / 1oz.
  • Triple Sec 30ml / 1oz.
  • Sprite 120ml / 4.1oz.
  • a slice of lime
  • Add Ice, Tequila, Blue Curacao, Triple Sec, and Sprite to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime.

The Sea Donkey

Ingredients

  • Tequila 30ml / 1oz.
  • Orange Vodka 30ml / 1oz.
  • Blue Curacao 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • Melon Liqueur 10ml / 0.3oz.
  • a slice of lime, and a slice of lemon to garnish.
  • Add Ice, Tequila, Orange Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Melon Liqueur to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Old Fashioned Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime, and a slice of lemon.
  • Add Ice, Tequila, Orange Vodka, Blue Curacao, and Melon Liqueur to a Old Fashioned Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lime, and a slice of lemon.

Blue Fruity Rum

Ingredients

  • White Rum 30ml / 1oz.
  • Blue Curacao 30ml / 1oz.
  • Melon Liqueur 30ml / 1oz.
  • Sweet and Sour Mix 50ml / 1.7oz.
  • Apple Juice 60ml / 2oz.
  • a slice of lemon
  • Add Ice, White Rum, Blue Curacao, Melon Liqueur, Sweet and Sour Mix, and Apple Juice to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.
  • Add Ice, White Rum, Blue Curacao, Melon Liqueur, Sweet and Sour Mix, and Apple Juice to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.

The Grinch

Ingredients

  • White Rum 30ml / 1oz.
  • Peach Schnapps 30ml / 1oz.
  • Lime Juice 30ml / 1oz.
  • Blue Curacao 30ml / 1oz.
  • Orange Juice 90ml / 3oz.
  • a slice of lemon
  • Add Ice, White Rum, Peach Schnapps, Lime Juice, Blue Curacao, and Orange Juice to a Highball Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.

The Fuzzy Leprechaun

Ingredients

  • Vodka 30ml / 1oz.
  • Peach Schnapps 30ml / 1oz.
  • Blue Curacao 30ml / 1oz.
  • Orange Juice 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • Pineapple Juice 15ml / 0.5oz.
  • a slice of orange, and a Maraschnio cherry to garnish.
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Peach Schnapps, Blue Curacao, Orange Juice, and Pineapple Juice to your cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain into a Old Fashioned Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of orange, and a Maraschnio cherry.
  • Add Ice, Vodka, Peach Schnapps, Blue Curacao, Orange Juice, and Pineapple Juice to a Old Fashioned Glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of orange, and a Maraschnio cherry.

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Get the scoop on our favorite ice cream flavors, including the best gelatos and top frozen yogurts.

There&rsquos nothing like a scoop of the best ice cream to round out the evening (or, let&rsquos be honest, to treat yourself in the middle of the day). Creamy, sweet, and packed with flavor, these top pints prove you don&rsquot need to pull out your ice cream maker to enjoy the best ice cream flavors.

We tried over 50 pints (it's a hard job, we know!) from brands like Ben & Jerry's and Talenti to gather the best ice creams in supermarkets. If you&rsquore on the hunt for a classic scoop of vanilla to top off a homemade pie recipe, we&rsquove picked a store-bought ice cream with serious vanilla flavor and a short ingredient list (no fillers here!). If you're hungry for a a pint full of fudgy swirls and chunks of cookies, chocolate, or fruit, we've picked our fave flavorful pints. We&rsquove also chosen the best gelato, best chocolate ice cream, a top-notch dairy-free pint, and so much more to satisfy all of your frozen treat cravings. All you need now is a spoon. Get scooping!

Calling all chocolate lovers. Midwestern ice cream queen Jeni Britton Bauer and her team have mastered the intense chocolate flavor without any of the bitterness of dark cocoa powder. This sophisticated pint is perfect on its own.


The Brand Behind TikTok's Favorite Mini Waffle Maker Has the Cutest $20 Mini Rice Cooker We've Ever Seen

When you think of rice makers, you likely think of something clunky, heavy, and an eyesore that you want to hide away in your pantry as soon as your rice is done cooking. Welp, prepare for your mind to be blown, because thanks to TikTok (kind of), you’ll want to finally leave out your rice maker on the countertop. Dash, the brand behind that viral mini waffle maker, has the most adorable rice maker we ever did see—it comes in cheerful colors like bubblegum pink and aqua that are guaranteed to make cooking feel a lot more fun. A chic kitchen gadget that actually works? Count us in.

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We first spotted this insanely cute kitchen appliance on Nordstrom’s website—and yep, you can also shop it on Amazon too. The best part might just be the price—it’ll cost you just $19.99, so if you haven’t already, you’ll want to pick up one of Dash’s other internet-famous products (like their genius ice cream maker that’s perfect for summer) that will make your life easier. The mini appliance comes in five colors from white and black to bright pink and aqua, so there’s truly an option for any kitchen.

This small, but mighty rice cooker takes the guesswork out of cooking rice—let’s be real, whipping up fluffy rice is a lot harder than it looks. This device has a 2-cup capacity, so it’s great if you live alone or with one other person. It’s literally as easy as 1,2,3 to use: plug it in, add water, and press the on button. Presto—perfectly fluffy rice for any meal you want. There’s a keep-warm feature to ensure it’s ready to eat when you’re ready, and the nonstick pot is removable for easy clean up.

This kitchen gadget is all kinds of cuteness overload, and for just $20, it seems too good to be true. On Amazon, this best-selling product has almost 20K reviews and an average rating of 4.5 stars, so say no more, you’re going to want to add one to your cart (and gift one to mom for Mother’s Day—you’ve only got a few days left to shop!).

Before you go, check out these chic cookware brands that give Le Creuset a run for its money:


Fresh Leaves

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There is something incredibly chic in restrained décor. Three tiers of flawless, stark white fondant are adorned with just two spears of speckled leaves and a single white bud.


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