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TWIN PEAKS-inspired cocktails for Sunday, and beyond.

Holy smokes. I can hardly believe that about 48 hours from now, I’ll be watching a new episode of Twin Peaks. You might say my socks are on fire. In fact, I believe I’m need of a drink. Or five. … Continue reading

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Coq au Vin Blanc.

I adapted this recipe and it turned our rather well. So I’m posting it here. Pretty darn good for the depths of winter. COQ AU VIN BLANC INGREDIENTS 8 strips bacon, sliced crosswise into 1-inch pieces 3 medium onions, peeled … Continue reading

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Majority Holder’s Punch.

The name of this punch comes from Sid Sackson’s classic game Acquire. In the game, when two hotel chains are merged by placement of a connecting tile, the majority share holder of the liquidated hotel receives a bonus based on … Continue reading

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A punch for an Oscars party: Boston Club Punch

This is the punch for my Oscars party this year, derived from David Wondrich’s wonderful book Punch: The Delights (and Dangers) of the Flowing Bowl Hardcover. As he notes, it is “fearsomely complex” to make. But wonderful. The recipe below … Continue reading

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Desperado cocktail.

Andy recently went to San Diego on a business trip, and while he was there spent several evenings at Puesto. He became enamored of a cocktail on their menu, the Desperado. Last night I did some reverse engineering in an … Continue reading

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Slow cooked pork tenderloin carnitas.

This was tonight’s dinner. I adapted it from a recipe I found. The end result was delicious. It took all of 15 minutes to assemble. SLOW COOKED PORK TENDERLOIN CARNITAS ½ cup fresh squeezed orange juice 1 bottle of beer … Continue reading

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Cocktail: El Son Te Llama

To be perfectly honest, I can’t remember the occasion that led to the creation of this cocktail. But I found the recipe in my notes, and rather than lose it forever I’m posting it here. It sounds delicious anyway … … Continue reading

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