The Gentleman’s Momma’s Holiday Hot Chocolate

  https://vimeo.com/196362495 Printable PDF at the bottom of the page! Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Wow, it’s coming fast, kids. We’re just ripping those doors off our advent calendars at breakneck pace! Today I got a great big package from Alvin, Texas and I was perplexed as to what it might contain. So I FaceTimed with … Read moreThe Gentleman’s Momma’s Holiday Hot Chocolate

The Donkey in the Manger, aka The Gentleman’s Holiday Mule

https://vimeo.com/195553738 Printable PDF at the bottom of the page! Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Hello, holiday revelers! I’m about to knock your stockings off with a donkey kick to the palate with my Holiday Mule. Do you know what a pomander is? It’s when you take an orange and shove cloves in its skin in … Read moreThe Donkey in the Manger, aka The Gentleman’s Holiday Mule

Make them say OOOOH with a Punchbowl Ice Wreath

Knock, knock, knock. Gentleman Caller. This is an oldie but a goodie, friends. The classic ice wreath. Now if you’re like me, you have sweet memories of cut glass punchbowls and ladies stirring concoctions of sherbet, 7-Up, pineapple juice and other sweet delights into it and watching the foam rise. Family parties, showers, holidays… A … Read moreMake them say OOOOH with a Punchbowl Ice Wreath

Vaccinium Autumn Vaccination – The Gentleman’s Fall Special

Manicured hand courtesy of Chris Crowthers. Printable PDF at the bottom of the page! Knock, knock, knock. Gentleman Caller. Yeah, I know. You’re thinking, “What in the hell has he titled this beverage?” Vaccinium is the term for a species of low bushes that yield the delicious, tart cranberry. And you know what a vaccination … Read moreVaccinium Autumn Vaccination – The Gentleman’s Fall Special

The Strawberry Marga-tini – without joining a sorority (video)

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Summer makes me want to drink margaritas. There – I’ve said it.  Sometimes (oftentimes) margaritas, especially in New York City, are teeth-hurtingly-sweet calorie bombs made with low-tier tequila. Let’s eradicate that from our vernacular. Beyond that, let’s see if we can’t re-vamp the STRAWBERRY margarita, the even more maligned sibling … Read moreThe Strawberry Marga-tini – without joining a sorority (video)