Make Your Own Snow Globe
This Thursday (6-8 p.m.), book two hours to learn how to make your own snow globe with Art in the Age's Nicole Hutnyk. The boutique will supply what you need to make your own holiday-themed globe, but you're welcome to bring your own figurines or what-have-you to create something a bit more personalized.
12 Delicious Mail-Order Food Gifts
Find a sweet or savory treat for everyone on your list
Don’t know what to buy your brother-in-law or next-door neighbor? The gift of food never disappoints. And luckily, you don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen or at the post office to send the most delicious treats. See our top 12 picks for everything from bundt cakes to pickles. Order one for someone who has everything, or send a few to yourself as last-minute gifts—most of them ship overnight, so you can be sure that your present will arrive in time.
An alcoholic beverage with an interesting past: Root Tea dates from the 1700s, when it was considered an herbal remedy. The recipe was passed on to colonial settlers from Native Americans and is made from sassafras, sarsaparilla, birch and other wild roots. The spirit has a unique flavor with strong notes of birch, pepper, spices, citrus and vanilla. $29.99 per 750 ml bottle at HiTimeWine.net. Visit ArtintheAge.com for more info.
Snap to It: Art in the Age Goes On Sale
When I moved, last weekend, I forced myself to throw a TON of stuff out, and start fresh with new, uniquely designed day-to-day tools, and to spruce up my essentials with easy tricks to revamp, rescent, reinvent and rehydrate your new life.
German holiday cookies in pourable form
The history of Lebkuchen (spiced German gingerbread cookies) stretches back to the 12th century.
But it took about 900 years for an enterprising tippler to turn them into booze--in the form of Snap.
Gift of the Day: Bottoms Up!
A tasty treat for the budding mixologist: The artisanal Root liqueur.
Inspired by an 18th century Pennsylvania folk recipe which evolved into the modern-day root beer, this adult-only beverage has hints of birch, baking spices, and vanilla.
Recipe Of The Week: ROOT Beer Cocktail With Gansett Porter
December 8th, 2010
There’s no better way to spend a chilly winter night than tipping the froth off of a dark, rich Narragansett Porter. That is unless you decide to add a shot of Art in the Age ROOT to the mix!
Add about 1 1/2 oz of ROOT (one shot) into a pint glass of Narragansett Porter, and enjoy this almost sinister combination with friends gathered around a roaring fire.