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Learn Food Safety For Kids with These Health and Safety Tips

Kids seemingly get into anything and everything, and cooking with them can be a fun and educational way to teach them to find their way around a kitchen. However, some aspects of cooking can be dangerous for children, so it is important for parents, guardians, or anyone looking to cook with children in a kitchen… Keep Reading

best way to drink whiskey
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What is the best way to drink whiskey?

Several experts offer tips and some suggestions on where to start This holiday season, you might be getting or giving some top-shelf liquor. Czechia doesn’t have a long tradition with whiskey, an item that was in short supply throughout the communist era because it has to be imported at high cost. So the Prague Post… Keep Reading

beer cocktails
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13 Beer Cocktails You Never Heard Before

Loved on its own, beer is also a great mixer For most of us, serving a beer is straightforward: Open the tap or bottle and fill the glass. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat. But beer has a long history of mixing with liquor, soft drinks and other ingredients. This country’s best-known beer mixer is the magické oko,… Keep Reading

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Take a herbal hiatus

Tea houses are for serene spirits and rebels alike If asked to think of a beverage popular with Czechs, your answer is more likely to be Pilsner or Budvar than Oolong or Earl Grey. However, while beer undoubtedly remains the No. 1 drink of choice, the sheer number of tea houses (or čajovnas, as they’re… Keep Reading

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Czech Republic leads European alcohol drinking statistics

Czech children top the list at underage drinking, according to OECD Prague, July 7 (ČTK) — Czechs have beaten a record when it comes to alcohol drinking by children, having outstripped Denmark, Hungary, Slovenia and Poland and becoming the leading nation in Europe in this respect, daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) writes today, citing OECD… Keep Reading

Rock band Queen to be on Czech beer label
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Rock band Queen to be on Czech beer label

Hoppy Pilsner will mark the 40th anniversary of album that launched ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Classic rock band Queen, known for the song “Bohemian Rhapsody,” will soon have another Czech connection. The band is launching a beer that is to be made at the Protivín brewery in South Bohemia, part of the Pivovary Lobkowicz Group. It will… Keep Reading

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Christmas dining at Prague hotels

While many restaurants are closed, most top hotels will be serving special holiday meals Some of the better restaurants in Prague are at the top hotels, and they will be open during the holiday season. Dinners and brunches will offer everything from traditional carp to roast turkey and ham. Santa will be at Hilton Prague… Keep Reading

Czech doctors: Moravian wine helps erectile dysfunction
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Czech doctors: Moravian wine helps erectile dysfunction

Právo reports red wine helps stimulate blood circulation in diabetics Prague, Nov 13 (ČTK) — Moderate drinking of red wine containing the resveratrol antioxidant that stimulates blood circulation may help diabetics who suffer from erectile dysfunction, daily Právo writes today, citing experts who attended a reproductive medicine conference held in Brno these days. About 400,000… Keep Reading

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Brunch at Hotel Josef

Design hotel in Old Town ups the game on hotel breakfasts Where to go for Sunday brunch is a topic that often takes up a lot of discussion time in the expat community. One option that is often overlooked is trying out some of the upscale hotels. Hotel Josef has recently overhauled its breakfast service,… Keep Reading

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Gov’t taking aim against vegetable dumping prices

Russian embargo has led to surpluses, falling prices of some produce Olomouc, North Moravia/Prague, Oct 2 (ČTK) — The first consignments of vegetables for dumping prices are heading for the Czech Republic, Jaroslav Zeman, the head of the Czech Vegetable Growers Association, said in Olomouc. Polish growers have supplied cabbage for dumping price to Czech… Keep Reading

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