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27 Feb Your Weekly Internet Spoils: Margarita Edition

My darlings it has come to my attention that in having A Week last week I missed something very important and vital to us all: National Margarita Day. Now I must endeavor to make it up to us.   To consume and imbibe   Obviously we need choices because while your classic margarita is undoubtedly delicious and classic for a reason, it is healthy also to journey into the terrifying unknown and try new things….

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20 Feb Your Weekly Internet Spoils: A Week’s Edition

I don’t know about you, my darlings, but I have had A Week. I hardly even noticed Fat Tuesday because of it, but ate two cupcakes for breakfast that day anyway as a happy coincidence. In the spirit of having A Week I present to you some quick-and-easy recipes in the hope that next week can be much less of A Week with just a little planning (ha ha) and one delightful labor-of-love recipe, because sometimes…

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19 Feb Southern Sweet Iced Tea

Your liquid passport to the south. Learn the secrets of this southern staple.   Southern sweet tea is truly a beverage in a class of its own, with a few secrets to making it just right. Why baking soda, you ask? Well to neutralize the tannins in the tea, my dear, and make it that much easier to sweeten. If you are sensitive to sweetness you can stop at this step and leave out the sugar…

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17 Feb Classic Brownies

Do you know the secret to perfect brownies? We’re about to tell you.   Classics become classic for a reason and that reason is often because they are so delicious you can easily eat an entire pan of them in one sitting. (If you are claiming right now that this is a thing you have never done you are a dirty liar who does not deserve to learn these secrets.) To achieve this irresistible, pan-consuming consistency the…

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13 Feb Your Weekly Internet Spoils: Galentine’s Edition

  My darlings I come to you today ready to celebrate one of the very best, most important days of the year: Galentine’s Day. Ladies please grab your very favorite friends and the waffles of your choice and let us enjoy, as Leslie Knope puts it, “Lilith Fair without the angst”. It is time for ladies of all description to celebrate their love and friendship.   Shall we?   To consume and imbibe   If…

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10 Feb Spicy Apple Hand Pies

What makes a pie better? Being handheld. And able to kick you in the teeth with spice.   Depending on her temperament and level of spice tolerance, your grandmother will either find this take on the classic apple pie invigorating or a terrifying abomination. Personally we think a little kick of non-traditional apple pie spices help to balance out the sweetness. Hand pies also eliminate the need for hand-washing all of grandma’s silver serving pieces. Just be…

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09 Feb Homemade Flour Tortillas

  Happiness is a warm tortilla. That lyric has been wrong this whole time.   A fresh flour tortilla is absolute heaven. If you’ve never been lucky enough to live in an area where they’re readily available, this recipe will change your world for the better. Easy, fluffy, and the perfect compliment to any kind of meal, we won’t blame you if every breakfast, lunch, and dinner is wrapped in its flour-y goodness for the next…

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06 Feb Your Weekly Internet Spoils: Spoil Someone Edition

  We always have a choice about how to approach things in life, my darlings, and our reactions to holidays that tell us we must display our romantic affections for a particular person on that particular day are just one of those choices. I am here to tell you that any reaction you have is a valid one, certainly, but I will also strongly suggest the following: Choose someone you love in any way whatsoever,…

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05 Feb Martinez Cocktail

Meet your martini’s Granddad. And show some respect, son.   Nearly everyone has heard of a martini thanks to James Bond, but not many know of its predecessor, the Martinez. A little more refined, the Martinez starts with barrel-aged Old Tom Gin (feel free to use any barrel-aged gin of your choice) which makes it oakier, sweeter, and gives it that auburn color none of its other gin friends have. Sweet vermouth is something you should…

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02 Feb Grilled Corn on the Cob

  Rebel against winter. With. . .corn?   Is it still too cold for grilling? That’s incredibly rude of the weather, in our opinion. At any rate, we’ve reached that stage of the winter where it seems like we live in the world of Westeros and it will last for many years instead of just for another few months or weeks. Unless you live in Australia or South America, in which case, consider this post…