Sometimes it takes awhile to get back into writing.
Sometimes it takes me even longer to realize there’s a hidden gem right down the block.
In honor of “The Big Game” (please don’t sue me, Roger Goodell), I humbly submit to you, dear reader, that the Saints got robbed (bite me, Roger Goodell.)
Garden and Gun has offered up a nifty cocktail to commemorate this, and I recommend it for your drinking pleasure.
There’s a joke about Tom Brady and underinflated balls in here somewhere, but I’m not going to reach around that far.
Poor Thanksgiving. It’s been run over from behind by Christmas already. The radio stations were playing Christmas music shortly after Halloween, and Black Friday has spilled over into Thanksgiving day itself.
But it’s still a day to get together with family and enjoy their company. Whether you’re looking for a drink to unwind with or you need a little liquid courage to make it through the afternoon, we’ve got you covered.
My father never waited until the weekend to make a martini. Indeed, there were always two glasses chilling in the freezer, so when he came home from work they were always ready for him and mom to have a drink.
When my father passed away, amid all the memories that came back to me, the evening cocktail before dinner stuck with me. Dad never wanted dinner waiting for him when he got home. He wanted that cocktail time with mom first, and the martini was their drink of choice.