Preparing For The Advent Season…

... the Whiskey Advent calendar! But wait, did you say you prefer Gin?You're welcome.Thanks, Will. You have my undying gratitude for making this the hap-happiest time of the year. … [Read more...]

Thirsty Thursday…

... I've found something to rival Pennsylvania Dutch Eggnog. I know! Cocquito, the Puerto Rican version of eggnog.Ingredients:2 15-ounce cans cream of coconut 2 14-ounce cans condensed milk 6 ounces white rum (more if you like) 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon coconut (or vanilla) extractMix it all up in a blender and refrigerate for about an hour before serving. Feliz Navidad! … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgluttony…

...It's that time of year when hell freezes over, commonly referred to around the US as Thanksgiving. It's the one instance where I annually fire up the stove, assuming it still works, and attempt the domestic chore of cooking. It's a fantastic undertaking, a wonder to behold, preparing the two culinary classics that are to be my contribution to the larger holiday feast; deviled eggs and banana pudding. I should start a cooking show to feature my cooking prowess.Like any good Catholic … [Read more...]

reason #234,998…

... why my religion is cooler than yours.But really, the list of reasons is infinite. … [Read more...]