Category Archive: booze muse

you are buddhaful

This is a long-overdue post, drafted in winter about a winter fruit called the Buddha’s Hand citron. I was reminded of this draft while catching up with the GastroPod podcast, which recently had… Continue reading

Angel frappe

One more watermelon etegami of the year, this time featuring a cocktail recipe I worked up this summer, the Angel Frappe. It is an absinthe-based cocktail, inspired by Mt. Defiance’s Absinthe, a local… Continue reading

DC Club Cocktail

Happy Friday to you! Here’s a little cocktail I concocted, using Green Hat gin, from the DC-based distillery New Columbia Distillers. I think I created this drink last December or January, and the… Continue reading

Stir It Up

I’ve been an avid follower of the Mixology Monday series, where a type of cocktail is proposed and then folks get to come up with drinks to meet the requirements, but never had… Continue reading

The cuke

A delicious tipple for the summer, TheKitchn — I usually halve the recipe as this makes 6 drinks. Next time I have a party though, I’ll double it. Two key changes to the… Continue reading

I can get drunk on things like the gerbera daisy

The last few weeks I’ve been trying just plain pencil and ink drawing, using Keys to Drawing, by Bert Dodson as a guide. One of the first tasks is to draw your hand — draw… Continue reading

Fresno Margarita

I tend to favor spicy, savory drinks, and one thing I am happy about regarding the upcoming DC summer is the return of spicy, jalapeno-based drinks to my local bars. I’m not sure… Continue reading

There will be blood orange

“Booze is a busy, busy muse,” says Rosie Schaap in a Food 52 interview about her book Drinking with Men, a memoir told through the bars she has loved. I can’t wait to get a… Continue reading

Peanuts and Coke and Whiskey

Everyone knows chocolate and peanuts are magical together. People in the US South think coke and peanuts are pretty special together too. Add whiskey:  sublime. This etegami is a cocktail recipe for the… Continue reading