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Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday Catch-Up, Cocktails Included

Where has this week gone? It was craziness, but lots of good things happened: we saw the new film, "This Is Everything," about transgender YouTube star GiGi Gorgeous at the YouTube Space here in New York and loved it! We were on a very late train that night, which gave us time to grab some cocktails at the Old Homestead Steakhouse. I got a "spicy" Sidecar, which had just a little Tabasco sauce in it. Sounds awful, but I highly recommend it if you like spice, since it was great! We also made the hour long trek to IKEA last night for our new bedroom "closet" (really a wardrobe)! I think we'll have our boudoir more or less finished this weekend! While at IKEA we picked up these drink concentrates, which I think we'll use in an upcoming live video:

Doesn't Dryck Fl├ąder sound like a character in an action movie?

I'm testing recipes today and had a healthy moment and tried this bulgur salad, which is actually really amazing:

I got the idea from, of all people, Jennifer Aniston and an article about how she stays looking great at 48 (shocking, so elderly, LOL!). For my version, all you do is cook up some bulgur and toss with coarsely chopped cucumber, onion and Bell pepper, one drained and rinsed can of chick peas and goat cheese, then with a vinaigrette dressing (I used olive oil, white balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, garlic powder and ginger). So healthy you can have an extra cocktail! ;)

Speaking of cocktails, it's Friday, which means happy hour! Here are some vintage ideas from How to be a Cordial Host, published by Canada Dry back when they still made liqueurs and before zip codes had five digits. What will it be? Schnapps Whizzer? Hamburgers au Canada Dry? 

Have a fabulous weekend!


  1. Been using those ikea syrups for years.
    On another note, you may want to refrain from stating subject matter of movies; you will gain and KEEP more followers.
    Leave politics out of cocktails!

    1. No politics in our cocktails and we'd never dream of telling anyone else what they should think or believe.