I’m not kidding: try red wine in your Bloody Mary

Wine cocktails are nothing new, but mixologists are constantly on the lookout for new drinks that feature wine, from red wine to champagne. Some people cringe at the thought of creating a new beverage out of a product that already tastes complete. On the other hand, Oliver Scutts, who works for the Marlborough wine label Rochfort…

The Holy Bloody Mary Grail

I’ve recently visited Paris, where I had a lovely time sampling both classic and DIY Bloody Marys. Paris is the actual, factual birthplace of the Bloody. It was created by Fernand Petiot way back in 1920 at Harry’s New York Bar, according to the newspaper article hanging on the wall at Harry’s. Legend states that…

Bloody Marys For Your Insides & Your Outside

If you’re looking for a decadent getaway, look no further than the St. Regis Bali resort. You may recognize the name as the hotel that became the birthplace of the Bloody Mary in New York City. For a limited time, you can book yourself a Bloody Mary spa treatment in honor of the St. Regis’…

Nothing Says “Summer” Like A Freshly Grilled Bloody Mary

Just when you thought you’d grilled everything, along comes a grilled Bloody Mary. WTF? Here’s a video showing you how you can prepare freshly grilled Bloody Marys at home, step by step. Because after all, nothing says “summer” like a freshly grilled Bloody Mary. And for you hands-on learners, here’s the recipe all spelled out…

C’mere, I want to show you something.

See that handsome man over there? Go over and introduce yourself. Ask him about his family, his job, and his hobbies. Make him laugh. In other words, get under his impressive facade and see what he’s all about. How else are you going to know if he’s worthy of a stunning creature like you? What…

Why Teachers Drink

Ever wonder where your tax dollars are going? Clearly not to education. Here are some reasons why teachers drink. 1. Explain why phosphorus trichloride is polar. God made it that way. 2. What type of attractive force or bond holds the sodium ions and chloride ions together in a crystal of sodium chloride? James Bond….

My favorite Bloody Mary

People always ask me, “What’s your favorite Bloody Mary?” A smart PR person would advise me to come up with a snappy comeback to deploy at times like these. But since I have neither a PR person or a snappy comeback, I flounder around not knowing what to say. I mean, that’s like asking, “Which…

A better body, the Bloody Mary way

My mom and I haven’t always agreed on everything, but we are very closely aligned on this point: having a good body depends on excellent physical and mental health. A lot of her views on the subject came from a book that she got from her mother. It said, “There can be no development of…

And I thought I knew everything.

A while back, I was out with some friends, and we ended the evening at Wilf’s listening to jazz. I presumed this was because it was too cold out to walk anyplace where we might actually have fun, but my companions actually seemed to be enjoying themselves. Let me be clear: the group included my…

What does your cocktail say about you?

James Bond has his martini, shaken not stirred. Homer Simpson has Duff beer. Donald Draper has scotch, and lots of it. In these cases, each character’s signature drink helps define them even before they’ve said anything. If you’re a Bloody Mary drinker, what does that tell people about your character? * You’re not in a…