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A priest is sent to Alaska.  A bishop goes up to visit one year later. The bishop asks, “How do you like it up here”? The priest says, “If it wasn’t for my Rosary, and 2 martinis a day, I’d …

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Charles Dickens walks into a bar and orders a martini. The barman says, “Olive or Twist?” Way back at the start of this blog I made a brief comment about Twist vs. Olive in a post entitled, appropriately enough, “Olives …

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Round 3 Homemade Gin!   And, yes, I am learning, albeit slowly.   This batch is significantly better than my two previous efforts!  (You can find my posts on those here:   “I made Gin!!”   and here:  “Homemade Gin, Round 2” .) This …

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“Have you seen the bologna that has the olives in it?  Who’s that for?  ‘I like my bologna like a martini.  With an olive.’  ‘I’ll have the bologna sandwich – dirty.’ ” Jim Gaffigan Looking for more outstanding “Martini Quotes”?  …

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National Martini Day!

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June 19, 2017 is National Martini Day!! Yes, another National Martini Day has come around.  Always a wonderful time to celebrate with a favorite Martini! If you’re looking for the Perfect Martini recipe, you can find it here:  “The Perfect …

 

Homemade Gin, Round #2

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My hopes of being the next gin magnate have crashed.  My first batch of gin was not very good, as I’ve documented in “I made Gin!!”  I had hopes that this second batch would be much better.  Not so.  But …