Mama Beth is making seasonal Amaros. Amaro is Italian for bitters, herbal liquors that tend to more savory than sweet. You can sip alone and savor the taste of the current season or fondly remember a departed season or mix into creative cocktails.
I think I can skip the sales pitch here and get right down to brass tacks, yes? I love noodle cups. You love noodle cups (you know you do). But none of us really loves the weird artificial ingredients or the flavorless nubs of dehydrated vegetables that come along for the ride. Let's fix this situation. Rather than give up our torrid noodle-cup affair (as if!), the obvious solution is to make our own DIY cups — and you'll be surprised at how easy that really is.