The LUX

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Sometimes there are things so sublime you must accept them as they are. You mustn’t tinker too much with them. Kobe beef. Gucci loafers. Stevie Wonder songs. Luxardo cherries. In 1817 Maria Cavenari and her husband moved to Croatia and began perfecting the “rosolio maraschino”. The emperor of Austria took … Read moreThe LUX

Gulf Coast Cooler – a libation to keep you refreshed all summer

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Friends, it’s summertime. I am down in Texas this week trying not to melt as I make plans and preparations for fall gardening and an impending chicken coop (stay with me for that adventure). Did you know that Vietnamese culture is very prevalent down here? Vietnamese is actually the third … Read moreGulf Coast Cooler – a libation to keep you refreshed all summer

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