How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Tea and Why

Like coffee, wine, and beer, tea is a beverage connoisseurs feel it’s important to be selective about. If you want to wean yourself off coffee or you find tea’s touted health benefits attractive, you’re in the right place. Thankfully, it doesn’t take much time or effort to develop a basic understanding of what good tea is and how to brew it. Here’s a brief guide to knowing, selecting, preparing, and drinking tea.
Discover what tea is all about
According to Chinese legend, emperor Shen Nung was sitting beneath a tree while his servant boiled drinking water. Some leaves fell into the water, altering its […]

By |March 10th, 2017|Good Eats|0 Comments

Recipe of the Month: Charlie’s Authentic Asian Coke Pork Belly

Coca-Cola isn’t the first ingredient you think to add to your crock pot recipe. It certainly shouldn’t be the last either. Turns out, America’s favorite soft drink packs a ton of flavor into this easy dish.

All you need are the ingredients and an electric crock pot, then you’re ready to go. Beyond slicing the pork belly meat and a few vegetables, the effort that goes into cooking here is fairly minimal. Charlie, a resident at AMLI Dadeland, took the easy route here. Other recipes have you cook the dish in the oven and some call for cooking on the stove in a […]

By |March 9th, 2017|Good Eats|0 Comments

How to Brew Better Coffee at Home

Cutting-edge espresso machines cost a fortune, but so does buying a $4 cup of coffee every day for a year. Do you currently get your morning coffee at a cafe because it tastes or works much better than coffee you brew at home? With a mid-range coffeemaker, some high-quality beans, and the tips provided below, you can brew much better coffee in your apartment. You’ll save money in the long run. And knowing that morning jolt is waiting for you in your kitchen may help you spring out of bed easier and be more productive during your morning routine.
Buy quality beans
Several factors […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Apartment Life, Good Eats|0 Comments

Recipe of the Month: Melanie’s Four Square Family Pizza

This isn’t your average pizza. This pie combines four different types of non-traditional pizzas into one delicious smorgasbord. The flavors might be different, but they all share the same dough, making this the perfect treat for a party. Whether you follow this recipe by AMLI North Point resident Melanie, or simply take away the concept and create your own four square pizza, it might just be the innovative recipe you need to stir your culinary creativity.

Fair warning here—this recipe will take some time if you’re making it all from scratch. Still, a pizza that combines barbecue chicken, Philly cheesesteak, and Italian […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Good Eats|0 Comments

AMLI EATS Fall Comfort Food Recipe Contest Winners

Our AMLI EATS fall comfort food contest saw nearly 300 residents submit their favorite seasonal recipes for a chance to win culinary prizes. We’re proud to say our residents seem particularly skilled in the kitchen—and well-versed in many different styles of cuisine. Among American classics like chili and macaroni and cheese, the recipes by AMLI residents ran the gamut, with comfort foods hailing from Latin America to the Mediterranean and Middle East, all the way to Southeast Asia.

A panel of AMLI judges from across the country met in Atlanta and narrowed down the entries from an initial pool of almost 300 recipes. […]

By |December 5th, 2016|Good Eats|0 Comments