Sidra de Manzana Caliente

We’re mixing up some cocktails with Peligroso Silver Tequila that reviewed earlier this week. This is a modified version of the Peligroso Hot Manzana – one of Peligroso’s suggested cocktails. 2 oz Peligroso Silver Tequila .5 oz cinnamon schnapps Hot apple cider to top Heat up apple cider in an Irish Coffee mug. Top with […]

Stone Fence

November 22, 2010 (Day 296) — Stone Fence Sometimes, simplicity is key. That’s the theory behind the Stone Fence. Bourbon and cider. Good. Solid. American. Stone Fence 2 oz bourbon Apple cider Fill a rocks glass with ice, then top with your bourbon and cider. Stir well and serve. Tasty and simple! Cheers! — Mark

Dead Leaves

November 3, 2010 (Day 277) — Dead Leaves “Dead leaves and the dirty ground/when I know you’re not around/shiny tops and soda pops/when I hear your lips make a sound” — Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground by the White Stripes It’s officially fall! I’m going to have to go out and actually rake the […]


October 28, 2010 (Day 271) — Jack-o-Lantern Here’s a recipe Jenn tracked down on The Kitchen that uses pumpkin puree. I’m a sucker for pumpkin, be it pie or beer, so I was excited to try it out. The mixologist who create this drink called it a Manhattan with hints of pumpkin and fall spices. […]


October 23, 2010 (Day 266) — Wicked “No one mourns the Wicked/No one cries “They won’t return!”/No one lays a lily on their grave/The good man scorns the Wicked!” — Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz Chugging along with the Halloween train! Tonight, I’m also indulging my equally grand theater obsessions. This […]

ORIGINAL — End of Hell

October 11, 2010 (Day 254) — End of Hell Hey, look! Another theater post! This one will be brief because we’re all worn out and ready to hit the hay. I’ll have some longer posts this week. Much love! Traditionally at our theater, we rehearse for four weeks, then have a four-week run. That last […]

Should Be Perfect

October 8, 2010 (Day 251) — Should Be Perfect So, I mentioned yesterday that my stepson and I would be attending the Company Night of the Depot Theater Company’s newest production: “Nobody’s Perfect” by Simon Williams. My wife has the female lead, so it was only natural that we be there to help support her! […]

Hard Whiskey

October 7, 2010 (Day 250) — Hard Whiskey After a lot of hard work and late nights, the local production of “Nobody’s Perfect” by Simon Williams is almost ready to premier. My wife, who happens to be amazing and have the female lead, has been hunkering down lately and putting her game face on for […]

ORIGINAL — Fall in Cuba

September 30, 2010 (Day 243) — Fall in Cuba I’m in the mood for a solid fall drink after returning home from a long week of meetings. We’ll take a play off the classic Old Cuban, which we made a while back. The Old Cuban used champagne, but since it’s fall we’re going to use […]


September 5, 2010 (Day 218) — Brut I’m a marketer’s wet dream. As much as I’d love to say that I make my decisions based off of reviews, recommendations and education, more often than not I try new things because I love the way they’re package. If you give me a cool bottle, a great […]