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 lime wedge, for garnish Shake well, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with […]

Honey Lime Toddy

We are fresh out of lemons, so I made a hot toddy this afternoon using my standard recipe but substituting lime for the lemon. Honey Lime Toddy 1 oz. honey 1 oz. lime juice 1 oz. bourbon 6 oz. boiling water Build in a mug. Stir the honey, lemon, and whiskey and a splash of […]


D and the children planted a nice garden this year in Gram’s front yard: tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, corn, watermelon, butternut squash, zucchini, and cucumber. We took our first batch of zucchini and cucumber off the vines the weekend of July 17th, and are coming up with some new dishes to eat. I just happen to […]