Chai Tea Latte Milkshake

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Chai Tea Latte Milkshake: 3 ingredients: Tazo® Chai Tea Latte Concentrate, ice cream & milk. Optional: top with whipped cream for a delicious summer treat.

As a child I logged a lot of miles on a bike I named Purple Haze. It was the 70’s; what can I say? Hopping on that white banana seat, hands tightly gripping the curled handlebars, streamers flying was pure, unadulterated summer fun. I could ride all over my neighborhood until the streetlights came on including a stop for my favorite treat – a chocolate cone dipped in crushed peanuts. That may have been the start of my lifelong love of ice cream. I’m all grown up now (most days) and though I didn’t drink coffee then, I can’t imagine starting my day without it now. I’m also a fan of Starbucks® Chai Latte so when I was asked to create a summer beverage to relax with at home, it was an easy ride to a Chai Tea Latte MilkshakeTazo® Chai Tea Latte and coffee flavored ice cream.


Strawberry Peach Sangria

Strawberry Peach Sangria with Rosé : ideal summer beverage. Pairs with barbecue, spicy dishes, chicken, pork, seafood, charcuterie or grilled pizza.

How is it that we’re already into June? Temperatures here have thrown me off ~ upper 60’s during the day, some nights dipping into the 40’s. Finally this weekend we’re supposed to see temps in the 80’s and possibly 90’s, so this Strawberry Peach Sangria will definitely be on the menu.

You’ve probably figured out by now that I like a nice glass of wine. No worries, nothing has changed. But there’s something special about sangria that makes it seem celebratory even though it’s as simple to make as Kool-Aid. Outdoor entertaining under a blue sky begs for summer beverages like Strawberry Peach Sangria and it’s not a coincidence that it contains my two favorite summer fruits.