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The Shower

Someone should invent waterproof paper for the shower….I get so many good ideas that I forget by the time I am dry. Today I had the palm to the forehead duh moment…… I’ve been going about this all wrong. 150 more words

Life

Tasting Notes #1 – Strega

Tasting Notes #1 – Strega

So what is it?

Strega is a digestif first concocted in Italy in 1842. Wikipedia has the details, but in a nutshell it’s snake oil that didn’t sell as medicine, so the inventor thought he’d flog it to drunkards instead. 297 more words

Hallowe’en Howl

Hallowe’en Howl

One of tart

Two of sweet

Three of hard

Four of weak…

If this sounds a little like a potion or a spell, it is.

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Imbibe Adventures

Rye Witch

I am just enjoying a sweet and herbal Rye Witch created by Jim Meehan of PDT (Please Don’t Tell).  The “witch” part of the name comes from the Italian herbal saffron liqueur… 64 more words

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