Martini Recipe Advertisement

This formula means 3.5 shots of gin and half a shot of vermouth over 4 parts H2O3 (water cubed = ice), finished off with three stirs (the 3×360°). source: Parker pen ran an advertising campaign in the early 1970s, simply showing a hand using a Parker Pen to write the following ‘mathematical’ formula on a […]

Strawberry + Pineapple = Pineberry

[via Slashfood] I eat a lot of fruit. What do you get when you cross a strawberry and a pineapple? A pineberry, of course. Pineberries are $4.50 for a 4.5 ounce bag, or about 88 cents per berry. This designer fruit — a hybrid that looks like a white strawberry with red seeds, but which allegedly […]

Book: Absinthe and Flamethrowers

I picked up a book today called Absinthe & Flamethrowers: Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously. It’s an exploration of a single, important question: Are people who take risks happier than those who do not? Bill says they are. I agree. What did not resonate. Bill Gurstelle is a fellow Minnesotan, but […]