Remy Martin X.O. Cognac For Father’s Day

Rémy Martin XO Cognac with a gold plaque that says Happy Father’s Day 2022 (photo © Rémy Martin).   If you’re looking for something luxurious for Father’s Day, and the dad in question is a lover of fine Cognac, here’s an option: The Father’s Day Limited Edition engraved bottle from Rémy Martin. It’s Rémy Martin’s…
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El Luchador Tequila For A Father’s Day Gift

[1] El Luchador tequila, featuring a graphic of the famed Mexican Lucha Libre wrestlers (all photos © El Luchador Tequila). [2] El Luchador Blanco, shown with a Lucha Libre wrestler mask. [3] A Lucha Libre wrestler. They keep their identities a secret.   When we first saw El Luchador tequila, we thought: Great gift! We…
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COCKTAIL RECIPE: Black Pepper Dirty Martini

For those who like things hot and spicy, here’s a variation on the Dirty Martini: Add black pepper heat! You get the salty brine from the olives, and heat from the pepper. You can purchase pepper-infused vodka like Absolut Peppar (photo #2), or infuse plain vodka with peppercorns (instructions below). (Pepper vodka is also great…
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FOOD FUN: Chocolate For The Poker Player

Know how to hold ‘em, fold ‘em, or eat ‘em (photo © Woodhouse Chocolate).   For the poker player, two edible chips from Woodhouse Chocolate, an artisanal chocolatier in the Napa Valley. Actually, their Poker Chip Peanut Butter Cups. Specially decorated in a card suit motif and presented in a poker chip styled box; as…
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