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Naval Stores

Until Firefox gets the hang of tracking paths through the browser history, I can’t quite say exactly who started this idea in motion, but I can say what did: an article on using one’s discarded Christmas tree in various dishes, … Continue reading

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Bloody Mary is the … Girl I Love

Happy 3rd Birthday, No. 2 Son! Soon we’ll have the family over for a party in your honor, and they’ll be drinking some stuff you can’t, yet. It must be my upbringing, but when I think of the Bloody Mary, … Continue reading

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Deadrise

Over the summer Legal Sea Foods offered a cocktail they call the Deadrise. Huh? What’s a deadrise? A fishy kind of zombie? Nope. The deadrise is the angle between the bottom of a vessel and the horizontal in the transverse … Continue reading

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The Cosmopolitan

Girlfriend, I present for your classy enjoyment the Cosmopolitan. Or, rather, a variation thereof since I don’t stock citrus vodka. The Cosmopolitan 1 1/2 oz. vodka 1 oz. triple sec 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice 1/4 oz. cranberry juice 1 … Continue reading

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Honeycrisp Apple

The recipe below is from Gotham Bar & Grill, by way of Tuthilltown Spirits. I substituted Harvest Spirits’s Core Vodka and Cornelius Applejack instead of Tuthilltown’s Heart of the Hudson vodka and Busnel Calvados. I don’t need a quart of … Continue reading

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The Wise Sage

James Frederic Rose, of the Temple Bar, New York, has come up with a tasty way to drain one’s bottle of Harvest Spirits‘s Core Vodka. I have misplaced my camera, so you’ll have to do with the distiller’s picture. The … Continue reading

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Moscow Mule

In an attempt to branch out beyond gin, I made a Moscow Mule. The spirit in this drink is vodka, but unless one wants the effects of the alcohol, there’s really no reason to add it. I have two vodkas … Continue reading

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A Martini

Last night I found myself at a birthday party, and was offered a shelf of liquors from which to mix a drink. Equipment was lacking, but I made do with a shot glass, a mug and a spoon. In the … Continue reading

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