Old School, New Hotness
Taking a Look at the Timeless Old Fashioned It is easy to trace the resurgent interest in the Old Fashioned to one Don Draper, Jon Hamm’s brooding anti-hero protagonist from “Mad Men.” After all, the drink is his drinkable weapon of choice, and it’s arguably one of the reasons that he remains charming despite his vileness. However, it’s too easy to connect the cocktail with that character... read more
Injecting New Life into Turkey Day
Grown-up Halloween Treats are no Trick The mention of Thanksgiving dinner probably brings up memories of eating large, unhealthy portions of turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie; enjoying them to the point that you don’t pay any mind to the fact that the portions you consumed were large and unhealthy. While the holiday also brings up other images of various family members falling asleep on the couch or the Detroit Lions getting blown out by halftime, the primary mental focus of Thanksgivings past tends to be around food. However, the older we get, these memories tend to run together and form one concentrated blob of thought, much like Neapolitan ice cream that has felt a little too much heat...read more
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