Ice should be constructed and deployed with the same consideration you'd give to any other beverage ingredient. I explained why, and how, on NPR the other day. Click through to hear and read the segment.
On NPR I talked about daiquiris and pina coladas, and to offer ways in which both of this unpleasant beverages can be improved. Click through to listen to the segment or read the transcript, then try the recipe!
When she was on The Sporkful, Rachel Maddow declared the pina colada a tragedy. But she didn't just find fault. She also proposed solutions. Here's her recipe for a new and improved--and amazingly delicious--pina colada.
On NPR today, I discussed the benefits and pitfalls of eating alone, with some help from Deepak Chopra. He makes a distinction between eating alone and "in solitude," and offers advice on how to get the most out of the experience.