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The spirit is willing and this drink is weak.

Cuketini

Cucumber is one of the best natural diuretic known, secreting and promoting the flow of urine.  It also happens to be one of my favorite flavors.  Hendricks Gin is a must for this recipe as it really pulls that grassy, fresh, cool note of the ...

Looping through London

My hubby and I just got back from a wonderful holiday in London.  A holiday where we spent solid quality time together, slept in, saw the sights and ate and drank ourselves silly. But a funny thing happened on this vacation as does on all of our ...

Peanut Butter Deluxe

You all know about the sick twisted love affair I have with peanut butter.  My obsession can be traced back to when I was but a wee thing and had my very first PB & J.  Skippy Peanut Butter & strawberry preserves  smooshed between 2 ...

Bad Idea Bears

Last weekend hubby and I along with some friends went to see the Tony Award winning musical "Avenue Q". "Avenue Q" can best be described as an adult version of  Sesame Street.  The show is told through live actors and puppets.  But instead of ...

Killing Us Sweetly

The topic of this past Sunday's cover story in The New York Times magazine was "Is Sugar Toxic?"  I have to tell you it was engrossing, enlightening, startling and helped reaffirm my belief that sugar is the cause of so many maladies. I really ...

Kickin’ the Butt for Lent

There is a very dear person in my life that is a smoker.  She has been a smoker for at least 50 years starting back in the day when it was cool.  The days of Mad Men and James Dean.  Smoking was also not known to be dangerous to your health back ...

It’s Okay To Get Fresh With Me

Whenever I go out for a cocktail I always ask to see the drink menu.   After perusing the various concoctions they are trying to tempt me with I usually end up ordering one of my staples.  Grey Goose martini straight up with a twist, Bourbon ...