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Flor de Caña 7 Year is AMAZING


So, lately I’ve been meaning to get into the whole Rum Craze that’s hit the eastern USA but kept putting it off and putting it off and now I’ve given in! 241 more words

Original Cocktails

A gigantic pitcherful of margaritas

When I reread Inherent Vice a month or so ago, the first pages had me worried. It wasn’t the writing–I slipped into the Lebowski haze more happily and with even more laughter than on my first reading. 417 more words


Cran-Apple Hot Toddies

Brrrrrrr… it’s cold out there! We even had some snow/ice in Portland, Oregon last week! And cold weather makes me long for warm beverages.

So with Thanksgiving quickly approaching, I would like to introduce you one of my favorite beverages for this time of year, the Cran-Apple Hot Toddy. 661 more words


The "Wine Gum"

Cambridge is a lot of work. Even when the essays and lectures let up, there’s a constant feeling that you should be working; that your time should be spent locked in a library or chained to your desk. 415 more words

Dutch Redhead

My late mom, who passed away on this date in 2002, was a Dutch war bride with what she called “fire engine red” hair. She lived in Canada far longer than she lived in the Netherlands, but retained a distinctive accent and a way of mangling words that we affectionately called “Dinglish.” What was normal and good about my upbringing was due to her. 19 more words


Notes on the Second Corpse

I am, of course, referring to the Corpse Reviver (No. 2).  Harry Craddock’s original, as published in 1930, called for equal parts lemon juice, gin, cointreau and Kina Lillet with absinthe.  490 more words


Torta di castagne e cacao

Questo è il periodo giusto per le castagne e quella che segue è una ricetta per utilizzarle in un modo diverso rispetto alle classiche castagne arrosto: un’ottima… 165 more words