Good Day GDC Morning WACH 5-3-13

Good Day GDC Morning WACH 5-3-13

Here is your Good Day Columbia GDC Morning WACH for Friday May 3, 2013:

It was a big fun Food Friday, for sure, as we celebrated Cinco de Mayo a couple days early.

Blinded with science

Nathan Yon from the South Carolina Science Academy joined us to talk about the STEM Camp tomorrow, and to show us some of the fun you can have with science. You can get more information about the STEM program HERE.

If you are hungry, we have you covered the Cinco de Mayo way

Continuing with our Cinco de Mayo celebration, Chef Jason Palmer from the Capital City Club joined us with a couple of tasty treats to celebrate the weekend with. Here they are:

Chilled Strawberry Champagne Soup with Gran Marnier

4 lbs Frozen Strawberries

Champagne Split

2 Sprigs Mint

5 oz Gran Marnier

1 cup Rice Wine Vinegar

4 T Yogurt

Salt and Pepper to taste

3 cups sugar

3 cups water

  1. Mix sugar with hot water to create a simple syrup

  2. Pour all ingredients except for yogurt in blender

  3. Blend

  4. Fold in Yogurt

Lime Granita with Jalapeno Tequila

3.75 cups Water

2 cups Sugar

.25 cup Tequila

1 Cup Key Lime Juice (Nelly Joeâ??s Key West Lime Juice)

  1. Mix sugar with hot water to create simple syrup

  2. Freeze

  3. Add tequila and lime juice

  4. Stir every 30 minutes

Something to wash it down with

Liz Deese joined us with some fun drink recipes for your Cinco celebration. Here is all you need:

The Coco Crusher

1800 tequila

Pineapple juice

Fresh lime


We also tried Tanteo infused tequilas in 3 styles- jalapeño , tropical and cocoa. If that wasnâ??t enough, there was skinny jalapeño margarita with fresh lime and agave nectar as well as a cocoa espresso margarita with the cocoa infused tequila and chilled espresso.

Yes, it was tough, but someone had to do it. Have a great weekend, Happy Cinco.

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