Experiment No.2

August 6, 2010

Substituted gin with vodka this time. Left the ratios the same, lest I get confused by too many changing variables. Partway through putting ice in the glass, it occurred to me that crushed ice might be the answer to the dispersal of the bitters. So I tried adding some crushed ice on top of the […]

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Experiment No.1

July 30, 2010

Intention: the “original” Morbid Cocktail–a blue sea with sharks, fish, and blood. Preparation: A quick perusal of the supply shelf reveals an inadequate range of ingredients. Nothing blue at all. And no grenadine (nor pomegranate juice to make my own). After some rummaging, I notice the green tea liqueur in the back. Green. The sea is green. […]

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The Obsession Continues

July 27, 2010

As Amber and I explore further into the concept, I realize that her description of this undertaking is highly accurate. This is indeed an Obsession. (Can I cue some Human League?) In less than 24 hours Amber and I exchanged 65 emails. They went a little something like this: A: “OMG. A funny thing happened […]

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Making The Graphics

July 23, 2010

Excited about riffing my very own drink recipes and not really censoring myself (because it’s not something I’m good at). But sad that I am currently sleeping on an air mattress in Los Angeles at a friends house with all but 2 bags of clothes in a storage unit in El Segundo hence prohibiting from […]

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The beginning of an Obsession…

July 22, 2010

It all began with the ice cubes. A while back, I found some fun ice cube trays at IKEA. Well, there were some that were long and skinny (cool, but not fun), and then there were the little fishy ice cubes. Fun. Now, just a week ago I was at Target with my boyfriend, and […]

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