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Super Soft Drinks Recipes

For most cold, fruit-based drinks, whether pussyfoot or alcoholic, sugar syrup is worth making, since sugar doesn’t dissolve all that easily in cold liquid. SUGAR SYRUP Put 1 lb. Of sugar and 1 pint of water in a saucepan. Dissolve … Continue reading

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Tea, Coffee and Milk Drinks Recipes

Hot or cold, these are among the loveliest thirst quenchers. You can always dilute, but never be mean with the quantity that goes into the brew. Ways of using either are as diverse as their varieties. Iced tea Delicious if … Continue reading

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Wine and Cheese Parties

Among buffets a wine and cheese party is among the easiest, and also the most economical. Apart from getting the house ready, you need to make minimum preparation. Allow about 4 to 6 ounces of cheese per person, a bit … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Glass

The first requirement of a modern glass is that one should be able to see through it in order to enjoy the colour of the liquid. This rules out ruby-bowled hock glasses and the heavily decorated variety. Bertrand Russell, at … Continue reading

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Hangover Cures: After the Party’s Over…

Even the wisest of us sometimes wish we hadn’t had quite so many, or such varied, drinks the night before. What causes hangovers? Quite simply, hangovers are caused by Too Much. Of course, one man’s excess may be another’s aperitif, … Continue reading

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Coffee Plus Alcohol

The popularity of coffee among the Moslem Turks and Arabs was as a substitute for alcohol, forbidden them by religion. In Christian countries, where no such prohibition exists, the invigorating properties of coffee are enhanced by the addition of alcohol. … Continue reading

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Of Beer, Ale and Lager

An awful lot of ale, beer, lager, stout and what-have-you has been swallowed since William Shakespeare said that ‘A quart of ale is a dish for a king’. And come to think of it, an awful lot was poured down … Continue reading

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About Stout and Cider, etc

STOUT In Ireland they drink pints of stout, one after the other! Not only in Ireland now, in fact, because the famous Guinness is drunk almost all over the world. Stout is a dark, heavy ale, often slightly sweet with … Continue reading

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Let’s Have a Party

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Do it your own way for a relaxed and happy party. There are some general guide-lines, however, and the first is to plan well in advance. That means listing in detail all the things (gadgets and supplies) and also listing … Continue reading

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Tips for Entertaining

Mixed Drinks For most gatherings it helps if the mixed drinks are made in quantity, to be poured from large jugs or ladled from fat-bellied wassail bowls. Punch bowls can sometimes be hired, complete with goblets, but a substitute punch … Continue reading

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