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Hey look, I found a sweet bar cart for free.


Sure it used to be a baby changing table, but I could not help but admire the rich mahogany and smooth casters that someone had all but abandoned on Capitol Hill at the corner of E John and Broadway. Tighten up some screws, remove a rail and a cushion, add some glassware, tools and bottles, and what once represented many sleepless nights and cleanup, well… I guess it pretty much represents the same thing, doesn’t it?

Now taking bets on how long Kate will let me keep it in our small apartment.

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Rosemary-Ginger Smash

I’ve got a jar on my my windowsill, and it’s full of Bols Genever and fresh, oily rosemary stolen from a sidewalk garden.

In about five days, the rosemary-infused genever will be crafted into a rosemary ginger smash:

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