One of my ongoing projects is reducing my cable TV bill. I receive my internet and television service from my cable provider, and pay extra for high-definition channels but otherwise do not receive subscription channels like HBO, Showtime or sports. For this service, I pay about $140 a month but really only watch a couple […]More →
The descriptions of these cocktails on this 1940s cocktail menu don’t indicate what they were made with, but coconut and pineapple indicate that the ingredients included rum. The Fog Cutter, Monkey Business, Daiquiri are all rum drinks. Rum drinks became popular during the early 40s because due to war-time shortages, most liquors were […]More →
This limited edition print breaks down 68 mixed drinks into their constituent parts. Follow the lines in this mother-of-all-liquor-related-diagrams for the recipes of your favorite cocktails. Titled “Constitutions of Classic Cocktails”, the 27″ x 39″ poster identifies the mixers, garnishes, spirits and even proper glasses and ratios to use […]More →
Via Kotte comes this article on redesigning the Oreo cookie for the Chinese consumer market.
The Oreo cookie was introduced by Nabisco in 1912, and appears today as it did when it was introduced; generations of Americans grew up with it. I grew up in the US with Oreo as […]More →
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