Most drinking games involve some type of board game, a movie or TV show or another physical game in which you drink every time X happens (Trump says "great," someone lands on a green square, your dog farts, what have you). But how often do you turn video games into drinking games at your house? The folks over at iMore have turned Super Mario Party into a drinking game with some really easy rules to follow, so be sure to check it out!
- BLT: The Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato sandwich is a classic summer treat from my childhood. Back then, we made them with fresh, locally grown tomatoes, from ours or a neighbor's garden, fresh lettuce (not iceberg), real mayonaise, and freshly toasted bread. My mom was a fan of Pepperidge Farm (or "fahm") white bread, freshly toasted. Lately, I've been enjoying them with freshly toasted whole wheat bread, and I'm told by a trusted authority that the very best BLT is made with fresh toasted sourdough. I notice that a Google search for perfect BLT results in a lot of hits, mostly on white bread. I'm intrigued by the addition of avocado, but really, isn't that just going to dilute the crunchy, chewy bacony goodness?
A Toddy, since around the seventeenth century is at its most basic, a hot beverage made with spirits (typically rum or whiskey), sweetening, and a flavoring ingredient. Today, as the phrase "hot toddy" suggests, we think of a toddy as something to be served warmed, most often in the winter months, often after skiing, or snowboarding. In earlier times a toddy could be served hot or cold, and the luxury of ice in an alcoholic beverage was something especially favored in hot climates.
The word gin, in reference to the clear spiritous liquor famed in the form of Gin and Tonic,