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

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)

The Lover’s Mojito (video)

Printable PDF at the bottom of the page! Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. I had my best girl, Kelly Felthouse, over for brunch yesterday morning and we had a delicious balsamic pineapple salad (see recipe). I was about to start putting away the leftover and she said, “You could make this into a cocktail. Like … Read moreThe Lover’s Mojito (video)

Tubin’ in the Creek

Printable PDF at the bottom of the page! Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Summers in Texas were spent, in my family at least, at our family ranch in the sleepy one-stoplight town of Johnson City, Texas at our family ranch.¬† One of the best things about the ranch was a spring fed creek, Miller Creek, … Read moreTubin’ in the Creek