What makes a better gift than DIY cocktail supplies? This kind of gift is cute, unique, and way more useful than another pair of hand-knit socks. Best of all, it’s surprisingly easy to make the components of one of my favorite cocktails, the Manhattan. Well, all of the components except for the rye whiskey. That one, I’ll leave to the experts.
Archive for September 13th, 2006
It’s that time of the month. The freezer is overflowing, and I’ve had it. Given that there are two post-roast chicken carcasses under the frozen mango and buffalo burgers, and to the left of the kaffir lime leaves, I’ve got what I need to deploy my famous three-step method for making space in the freezer:1. […]
Years ago I worked in a homeless shelter. To say it was a frustrating job would be an understatement. On a daily basis I saw people who could not manage to take care of themselves and their families, no matter how hard I and my coworkers tried to help them. Successes were few and far […]