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Our Christmas Tradition: Post Christmas-Shopping Burger and a Martini

The day before heading home for the holidays is always a last minute rush of Christmas shopping, but I should have known better than to go to American Girl on 5th Avenue on Sunday Afternoon.

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Post-Christmas Shopping Burger and Martini night

The shopping is done. The carols have been sung. Time to pack up our suitcases, turn the tree lights off for the final time, and fly home to the UK for Christmas.

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Lychee Martinis, in honor of Sneak Like A Ninja Day

It’s possible, I suppose, that you are not aware that today is sneak like a ninja day. Ninjas are subtle like that. They like to celebrate under the radar. But today is sneak like a ninja day, so sneaking will … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – A Russian Scientist lives up to a radiation stereotype, and we all eat hot peppered walnuts to calm our nerves

I mentioned that I once had an exceedingly dull job working the day shift in a hotel bar. “Sure, we reused the lemon garnishes” I told a group of appalled New Yorkers. “And we were supposed to tip any un-eaten … Continue reading

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Pink Drinks for Valentines Day

I’m pretty much suggesting a re-appropriation of the celebration of romantic love for the purposes of celebrating really great girlfriends. I just think we’d have more fun.

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The Wednesday Tipple – Fig Martinis and an important question; what would you do if you knew that you could not fail?

January is a time for reflection, resolution, change, expectation, tentative starts, running out of steam, postponement, utter failure, despair and drinking. A time when we make lists about the things we intend to change about ourselves and enumerate our shortcomings … Continue reading

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This dinner will get you laid – post Christmas shopping burger and martini

Martinis and Burgers are easily the best thing about Christmas shopping. Before. After. Whichever. It’s all good.

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The Wednesday Tipple – Pomegranate Martini

  There’s not a whole lot of romance in the methodist church. Believe me. I was in the youth club.

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The Wednesday Tipple – Planning a cocktail party – salmon canapés and a gin martini

The Oscars are approaching, which is a great excuse to throw a formal get out the best glasses cocktail party. I love to get dressed up, buy in vats of ice, and prink about in the kitchen with some canapé … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Well behaved Lychee Martinis (with edamame) in preparation for Sneak Like A Ninja Day

I’ve been perfecting my lychee martini recipe in anticipation on Sneak Like A Ninja Day, which, of course, I’m sure we’re all celebrating on December 5th. It’s one of my favorite parties of the year – lychee martinis, sushi for … Continue reading

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