Beverages


Brewing Tips and Tricks from AmericanSpice.com

Invite your circle over for a few cold ones and watch their eyebrows raise when you tell them you made the beer. Why not? The process is lengthy and may require a few attempts, but the final brew, fun, and cheers are worth the effort. Give yourself a couple weeks (or longer) for the entire […]


Homemade Iced Tea Recipe

Making Your Own Tea Blend After years of picking out different teas that I thought I would enjoy and reading the labels to see what types of ingredients were in each one, it dawned on me one day, that I have most of the ingredients with the exception of the tea leaves. So I bought […]


Apple Cider and Cinnamon Sticks Recipe for Autumn

Jack-o-lanterns on the porch, leaves falling in the yard, the scent of a fresh cinnamon sticks recipe wafting through the air…there is really nothing else like autumn! I have really grown to love the smell and taste of real cinnamon, so I’ve gotten a little creative with my cinnamon sticks recipe this year. First, plop […]


Homemade Beer and Holiday Ale’s

While I may not be able to “speak fluent French . . . in Russian” or “win the Lifetime Achievement award . . . twice”, I do have something in common with The Most Interesting Man in the World. That would be that I don’t always drink beer. However, when I do, I enjoy to […]


Egg nog Recipe for a delicious Holiday drink!

I decided to start a new holiday tradition this year by making egg nog. I have always liked egg nog, but never made it and actually didn’t even drink it all that often. It was always one of those things that I intended on making, but never did because a) Sarah thinks it is pretty […]


Dairy Free Milk

Dairy free milks are healthy and delicious alternatives to problematic cows milk. If you are adventurous or on a budget, make your own, and harvest the pulp for a bonus treat! Whether you are vegan, lactose-intolerant or needing a cholesterol-free alternative to dairy, switching to a dairy free milk is without-a-doubt, a healthy decision. There […]


Lean Green Smoothie

This smoothie features kale, a vegetable superstar. Kale is considered to be the most nutritional food in the world: It’s a natural fat buster Packed with fiber Great source of vitamin A, potassium and calcium This smoothie is great for breakfast, as a snack, or after a workout.