• raising children right

    Say what you want about Don and Betty Draper’s failed marriage. At least they got one aspect of child rearing right. I wonder if she can dust too? Mad Men Illustrated Nobody’s Sweetheart

  • Salsa y salsa

    We just returned from the Yucatan where we took a class called “Salsa y Salsa:”  cooking and dancing.  Seriously, where is the downside of that?  We made three kinds of salsa and danced, drinking Sol, of course, throughout the whole experience.  If Glenbrook Valley offered classes, they would be very much like that one. So …

  • Sherbet Punch is so good, why is it only served at showers?

    Sherbet Punch is a lot like deviled eggs. Everyone loves it but you only get it at parties. Its not often someone says “Hey I’m going to make deviled eggs for dinner tonight” or “Hey, I’m going to mix up some sherbet punch instead of tea this afternoon.” At least with deviled eggs, you might …

  • Trader Vic’s Scorpion, featured at Bratfest at Tiffany’s

    1 & a 1/2 bottles Puerto Rican rum 2 ounces gin 2 ounces brandy 16 ounces lemon juice 8 ounces orange juice 8 ounces orgeat 2 sprigs of mint 1/2 bottle white wine Serves 12, unless you live in Glenbrook Valley.  Then it serves 4.