5 Great Items to Collect

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There is nothing like vintage silver pieces to add texture and a soft lustre to display groupings. Use vintage silver sugar and creamer sets as bud vases or try a footed tray on the kitchen island to hold your pepper mill collection and everyday spices. An old silver basket piece, makes a great holder for bath salts or cotton balls in a bathroom. Prices start as low as $5 dollars for small items.

For four more great items to collect, read the June issue of Dabble, available May 31st, 2014.

 

White Citrus Sangria

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Labour Day weekend marks the end of summer. Whether you’re spending time relaxing at home or having a big end-of-summer party, these cocktails made with Lipton Iced Tea will be sure to keep you and your guests cool and refreshed! What will you be doing this long weekend?

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 2 hoursIngredients:
1 bottle Lipton ® diet green tea with citrus
1-3/4 cups white grape juice or white wine
1/4 cup orange juice
1 orange, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
1 lime, slicedDirections:
Combine Lipton ® 100% Natural Diet Green Tea with Citrus and juices in large pitcher. Stir in fruit. Chill at least 2 hours. Serve in ice-filled glasses.
4 servings

Sticky Honey-Ginger Chicken

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Wondering what to make for dinner tonight? Check out the amazing collection of dinner ideas at Chatelaine.com like this mouthwatering summer dish.

Prep time 15 minutes
Barbecuing time 20 minutes
Makes 4 Servings

Ingredients
3/4 cup orange juice, about 2 oranges
1 tbsp orange zest
1/3 cup honey
4 tsp minced ginger
1/2 tsp salt
4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
2 oranges, halvedDirections

1. Preheat barbecue to medium.
2. Whisk juice with zest, honey, ginger and salt in a large shallow bowl. Pour half into a small bowl and reserve. Add chicken breasts to juice mixture in large bowl. Let stand at room temperature for 15 min, flipping halfway.
3. Oil grill, then barbecue chicken, with lid closed, basting often with marinating liquid, for 6 min. Flip and continue grilling, without basting, until springy when pressed, 6 to 8 more min. Add oranges to the grill, cut-side down, for the last 5 min. Drizzle reserved orange mixture on chicken and serve with grilled oranges and Minted zucchini salad.Click here for the side dish recipe: Minted Zucchini Salad.To find out this recipe’s nutritional facts or a great wine pairing, visit Chatelaine.com.

App for Those Deep Fried Pickles

Deep Fried Pickles

Deep fried pickles are an unexpected, crowd pleasing appetizer, ideal for a cool summer soiree. Serve them with a tasty Prosecco and everyone leaves happy says our no-nonsense wine expert Jameson Fink.

Pickles and Prosecco

Anything battered, crunchy and fried is great with bubbles, so why not deep-fried pickles? No need for fancy Champagne, opt for a tasty, refreshing Prosecco with a bit of softness to balance tart pickles.

Jameson’s Pick: Adami Garbèl 13.

Summer Sailing

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The sails are down and the anchor is in…could this summer day be more perfect? Take an afternoon off and flow with the tide…Dabble finds inspiration through Karen Merk‘s photography.

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Read the entire article ‘Infusion – David Wickemeyer’ in Issue 3 of Dabble.