from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A natural effervescent spring water of high mineral content.
- n. See carbonated water.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Carbonated water.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. naturally effervescent mineral water
- n. effervescent beverage artificially charged with carbon dioxide
I make my own ginger syrup, often with honey as the base instead of sugar, and use it as you described, in seltzer water for homemade ginger ale (esp since none of the standard brands even have real ginger in them anymore).
For example, she says, you can tempt them to drink more water and fewer soft drinks by using fun water bottles, or buying naturally flavored seltzer water or plain seltzer water and adding a shot of cranberry juice or orange juice.
If you can push a button, then your custom-made seltzer is ready to serve.
We were also an anti Kool-aid and soda household, except for "seltzer" and we could have 7up or ginger ale when we were sick.
Every morning, I go to my local deli in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to get an egg sandwich and some seltzer which is the new Diet Coke, at least in my world.
Gold Pure Food Products Co. Men chug away at a 2008 borscht-drinking contest in Coney Island, N.Y. Now the Golds say they are determined to revive the yen for borscht by latching onto appetites for healthy fare—or riding the nostalgic culinary wave for fads of the 1950s and 1960s, like cupcakes and seltzer water.
You had all kinds of people drinking seltzer, which was, in fact a street food.
Risa -- My mom swears by seltzer and lime if you don't use beer.
Add plenty of ice, then top off the glass with club soda (or seltzer water).
He acknowledged the craft involved, but the best jokes "just surprise you—out of nowhere it pops into your head, like someone sprayed seltzer into your brain."
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.