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Food

News in Asia is Imbibing in Spirits

Given that this space reports on news that is not so pleasant, I figured this week, in honor of how much my fellow unicorns love to drink, I’d give a brief primer on the liquors, spirits, wine and beer from a few Asian countries. Since many countries have their own distinct alcoholic beverages, I’ll do another […]

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Booze!

It’s only Monday, and I’m sure most of us are ready for a drink. It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, right? ….Right?

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Food

P-Mag’s Ultimate Cocktails: Gi³

I travel a lot for my work and I get car sick, so ginger (and after a long meeting, sometimes booze) is a dear dear friend.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: New Year, Same Old Shit

Welcome to 2014! Things don’t seem to be much better here in the future, do they? (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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News

News in Africa: 01/17/2013

I’m back with more news from Africa. We have lots to talk about in the news, so why don’t we jump right in?

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You Complete Me Internet

Gif It to Me Baby: I Need a Drink

Sometimes, you just need a drink. Like, now.

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Perspectives

I Went to AA and It Was OK, I Guess

I’ve been sober since June 23rd. Congratulations would be premature; I’ve quit drinking a few times in the past only to go back to it. This may be the longest time I’ve been sober, though. I hope I never drink again, because then I’ll just have to quit again, and that gets boring after a […]

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Life

Problem Drinking: That Little Voice

I’d had a big day. Not necessarily a bad day, just an eventful one.

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Food

What to Do With Egg Yolks

“Separate the egg white from the yolk.” Sounds familiar? Had it with being stuck with egg yolk because your recipe doesn’t ask for them? If I have my knowledge of Persephoneers right, I know that they don’t like to waste anything. Therefore, some suggestions of what to do with your egg yolk.

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Food

‘Tis the Season for Pumpkin Beer

Fall is here, and along with it comes the arrival of pumpkin beer–one of my favorite things about my favorite season. I’m not much of a drinker, but there’s something so iconically autumnal about pumpkin beer that I find it hard to resist. What can I say? I’m a sucker for all things autumn.

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Life

Coke Zero Rehab

I quit Coke Zero last week (and with it, abuse of caffeine and artificial sweeteners), but I’m checking in to let you know how my journey to soda-less living is going. Overall, the detox has been a success and, while I’ve certainly drunk more alcohol in the past week than normal, my body feels like […]

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Food

Warm Winter Drinks

The best thing about warm winter cocktails are that they are double warming: first the temperature warms you up, and then the hint of booze kicks in. Now that your friends and family are gathering for the next month plus for the holidays, why not learn how to make some warm drinks perfect for curling […]

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News

Only One Buzz at a Time, Folks

In a blow to drowsy drinkers everywhere, the FDA has just placed restrictions on the sale of caffeinated alcoholic drinks (energy booze?). They have given the manufacturers of these drinks an ultimatum: get rid of the caffeine, or close up shop. A few individual states have banned the drinks on their own in recent months, […]