Tanned & Rested? Absolutely. Ready? Not quite.

Yes, yes, I know I said I’d be posting again in a week, and that week passed several days ago. But among the souvenirs I brought back from Canada was a vicious little virus that’s kept me mostly laid up since I got home. And while I could certainly go for sips of a cocktail between violent bursts of coughing, my sense of taste and smell is all screwy, so I haven’t even been able to crack into the bottle of Giffard Ginger of the Indies Liqueur that I brought home, and that I’ve been fantasizing about for days now. (Though I did manage to work out another post for Serious Eats while sweating and delerious with fever, if you’re looking to kill a few minutes at work).

So, hopefully I’ll be back and around in the next couple of days. I’ve got a bunch of booze that needs blogging.

4 Responses to Tanned & Rested? Absolutely. Ready? Not quite.

  1. can’t tell you how many times that’s happened to me. take a vacation, get rested, come back ready to take on the world and – thud- you get sick. hope you feel better and welcome back.

  2. Welcome back to the states, and hope you didn’t bring back some Havana Club (man that stuff is overrated). 😉
    When you get better, try a Debonair with the Giffard Ginger…yummy stuff.
    If you’re feeling stuffy, try this Giffard recipe I’ve created for those fall/winter sniffles:
    2 oz Rye
    1 oz Ginger of the Indies
    1 dash Angostura bitters
    2 dashes orange bitters
    2 oz apple juice
    zest of lemon
    zest of orange
    place all in metal tin and steam until the tin is hot to the touch
    pour contents into a snifter
    consume and get well

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