For this Recipe Monday, it's a good time to relax and have a drink (there were several beers in the Brave Astronaut fridge that had to be drunk lest they go bad). Additionally, one of my neighbors was recently looking for suggestions for the perfect summer cocktail. The nice folks at the New York Times Magazine obliged with twelve variations using four different liquors. From the May 13, 2012 magazine. You're welcome.
I think I might start drinking Moscow Mules.
- Ginger Beer
- Lime juice
- Simple Syrup
Add 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice and 2 tablespoons simple syrup to 1/4 cup vodka. Top with ginger beer. Garnish: Candied ginger.
If you are spending your time in bars drinking - here's a way to make some of your bar tab back - 10 Bets You Will Never Lose. from kottke.