The Great Pumpkin

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the original airing of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown; the beloved tale of Linus’s dedication to the mythical and ever mysterious Great Pumpkin. Every Halloween, Linus makes his pilgrimage to the pumpkin patch to await the coming of the Great Pumpkin with as much eagerness and hope that, for…

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Coffee Cocktail

The Coffee Cocktail is a bold-faced lie. The drink contains not an ounce of coffee. It is however, as PDT recommends, “a perfect nightcap.” And delicious. This creamy cocktail hails from the master of mixology himself, Jerry Thomas, specifically from his book The Bar-Tenders Guide from 1887. Like most creations from the first golden age of mixed…

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