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It’s National Whiskey Sour Day

I must admit that the first person I think of when I think of Whiskey Sours is my cousin Jimmy. Back in the early 90s (was it that long ago?) at my cousin Suzanne’s wedding (that’s his older sister), he … Continue reading

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The Emerald Cocktail

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I don’t have a lick of Irish in me, nor do I typically go out on St. Patrick’s Day, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t celebrate in my own, small ways. Last year I went … Continue reading

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The Classic Old-Fashioned

Holy shit, that’s delicious! I said out-loud to absolutely no one when I had the first sip of this Classic Old-Fashioned. Here’s the skinny: 1 rough-cut brown sugar cube*** 2 dashes aromatic bitters 2 ounces rye whiskey 1 thickly cut … Continue reading

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The Bawlmertini

In Baltimore (or as they say it down here, Bawlmer, hon!) ┬áthere are 3 men who are revered more than any others: Cal Ripken, Jr., Johnny Unitas, and John Waters. Out of those 3 I think you can discern which … Continue reading

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Irish Cheer (One Day Late)

Well, on St. Patrick’s Day I posted the recipe for the drink that I was going to make that night, the Irish Cheer:Which I did, as promised, make on Tuesday night. But I was tired, so I didn’t post it … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Seems like a lot of people plan on celebrating tonight, at least based on the number of folks who have checked out my recipe for Corned Beef & Cabbage in the past week or so. I will be celebrating tonight … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Brian’s been hitting the bottle (and the catnip) all day long. He’s a hot mess. Look at him, he can’t even stand up straight. So how has your St. Patrick’s Day been thus far? It’s snowy here. Again. At work … Continue reading

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Four Roses Eggnog & Weenie Wreath (2013 Version)

After two years of brewing up some Holiday Glogg for Christmas Eve, I decided to switch things up a bit and make eggnog from scratch. After looking through some of my cookbooks, I decided on this recipe, which was taped … Continue reading

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Happy National Whiskey Sour Day!

I must admit that the first person I think of when I think of Whiskey Sours is my cousin Jimmy. Back in the early 90s (was it that long ago?) at my cousin Suzanne’s wedding (that’s his older sister), he … Continue reading

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I’m Everywhere!

Good morning, darlings! Please hop on over to the Rantings of an Amateur Chef to read a little guest post I did. it’s got it all–history! Hollywood! Whiskey! Also, I tell a little story about Gramsy–the patron saint of DiS! … Continue reading

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