Unexpected Additions to Punch Up Your Thanksgiving Meal

Eight food and drink items that can accompany or take the place of all that's traditional

Of course there is great joy, nostalgia and ease to the fact that Thanksgiving dinner stays the same year after year for many people. We aren’t suggesting anyone ditch the bird or the mashed potatoes but the following eight items can either be incorporated into what you know and love, used as a replacement ingredient or act as a seasoning. We even went so far …

Four Exotic Variations of Honey

From ghost pepper to macadamia nuts, alternative flavor profiles for the much loved sweetener

Honey complements a myriad of delectable dishes and drinks outside of the expected tea and toast. Its dynamic sweetness, syrupy thickness and versatility in the kitchen make options plentiful. Recently, we’ve tasted a handful of alternative honeys and found their application further spreadable. The following four options present distinct flavor profiles beyond traditional expectations—and for us, most of them were not only a surprise, but …

Addition Cocktail Spices

90-proof, all-natural liquids offering wild flavors for imaginative mixed drinks

With 25 different savory and spicy flavors, the range of Addition Cocktail Spices opens a new door in the world of mixed drinks. These potent liquids, clocking in at 45% ABV, contain just three ingredients: water, alcohol and the source spice. All of Addition’s spices are handcrafted in Seattle from whole spices, fresh herbs or peppers—by way of a traditional maceration technique. Addition’s founders, Matt …