Tuesday Tools and Tricks #17: The Truth About Glassware

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Hello and Happy Tuesday, readers!

For today’s tools and tricks we thought we would focus on debunking some myths and misconceptions about some very popular glassware used in some very popular drinks today.

Because the reality is, sometimes the things that look the coolest are not actually the best…

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Tuesday Tools & Tricks #16: Ice Bag!

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Happy Tuesday everyone!

Today we wanted to let you in on a little product that is extremely useful, extremely cheap(!), extremely portable, and extremely cool all at the same time–are you ready? It’s Ice Bag: a collapsable ice bucket for all of your chilled wine and champagne needs!

It is a ridiculously ingenious product that any wine lover/drinker must own, and the perfect (PERFECT!) addition to any bottle of wine given as a hostess gift.

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Tuesday Tools & Tricks #15: How to Clean Everything!

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Happy Tuesday, everyone!

For this week’s tools & tricks we wanted to focus on an oft-overlooked but incredibly important aspect to tending your very own home bar: cleaning your tools!

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Tuesday Tools & Tricks #14: Tovolo Silicone Ice Cube Trays!

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Happy Tuesday, everyone!

For this tools & tricks we decided to go back to basics and give you guys some info on an amazing (and amazingly simple) product that can really take your drink game up a notch.

It’s all about the ice guys, its all about the ice.

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Tuesday Tools & Tricks #11: More Measurement!

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Why hello and happy Tuesday, readers!

We think you all know by now how important measurement is to us.

But even though we preach this gospel as loudly and often as we can, we know some of you are not going to go out and buy a huge set of jiggers and measuring spoons.

So we are giving you another option, because we just love you that much.

Ready?

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Tuesday Tools & Tricks #7: Crushing Ice!

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Welcome back to another Tools and Tricks, everyone!

Have you ever gotten the urge to make a drink–say, a Mint Julep or a Planters Punch–that required crushed ice, only to realize that you have no way to quickly procure crushed ice for yourself? Have you ever resorted to filling a ziplock bag with ice and using a hammer to smash it? Well, no more!

We here at The Woman At The Bar love a good crushed-ice drink, and we also tend to have some pent up aggression that we need a safe outlet for, so we are ALL about crushing ice! Thankfully, there is an easy and cheap way to do it, without pulling out your freezer bags and meat tenderizer. (We know you have crushed ice this way before, don’t try to lie about it.)

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Tuesday Tools & Tricks #6: The Ultimate Fruit Press!

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Welcome back to another Tuesday here at The Woman At The Bar!

If you have read through any of our recipes, you know that the one thing we are militant about (okay, we are militant about a lot of things, but this one in particular) is using fresh squeezed juices in your drinks. It is absolutely essential. And although we have talked about some of the basic options when it comes to juicers, today we are pulling out the big guns.  We would like to introduce you to The Best of The Best, because that is what you deserve.

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