Nothing beats the heat like a hazelnut-chocolate milkshake - if you happen to have hazelnuts handy.
Seattle’s Da Vinci Gourmet makes it easy with flavored syrups in some 70 varieties - including several sugar-free - that can be used in summer refreshers from iced tea to spritzers, shakes to sorbets.
For a hotter time, try them they way they were originally intended, in coffee.
Price: Around $6 for a 25.4-ounce bottle, $3 for 6.3 ounces and $1 for 1.7 ounces.
Available: In the Spokane area at Albertson’s, Tidyman’s, Rosauers, Super 1 and Safeway supermarkets, as well as various coffee shops. For more information and recipes, call (800) 640-6779 or visit www.davincigourmet.com.
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