Banana Russian


September 4, 2011 (Day 159) — Banana Russian White Russians — the preferred cocktail of the Dude. Black Russians — the same kind of drink, sans the cream. Banana Russian — tonight’s drink. Banana Russian 1.5 oz Absolut Vanilia Vodka .5 oz creme de banana Combine the ingredients in a rocks glass filled with crushed […]

Banana Crantini


January 12, 2011 (Day 347) — Banana Crantini It was another cold morning today. And by cold, I mean -15 wind chill. However, I refuse to acknowledge that there’s snow on the ground and the wind is ball-shrivelingly freezing. In my mind, I’m on a tropical island somewhere. On a tropical island that needs to get rid […]

Banana Bird


September 22, 2010 (Day 235) — Banana Bird “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” — Albert Camus Farewell summer. You were hot and windy, and ungodly wet. We’ve learned some, killed some brain cells and had a great time. But, alas today is the last […]

Caribbean Screwdriver


July 18, 2010 (Day 169) — Caribbean Screwdriver It’s a busy Sunday, so we need to boost our energy with a solid brunch. Thick cut bacon, french toast, eggs. We had to make something equally excellent to drink. Something solid. Something tasty, and bright and summery. Something with coconut rum? Yes. Something with coconut rum! […]

Sunshine Smooth


March 25, 2010 (Day 54) — Banana Banshee It’s officially spring. And today, it actually feels like a spring day. Not too long ago, I managed to swipe some creme de banana from my parents (and by swipe, I mean I asked if I could take the bottle that’d been sitting in their cabinet for a good […]