This was my short weekend and last night was a night of hanging out with Mr. Larj. Anyone who knows him well can tell you this is dangerous and chances are you will wake up the next day not feeling very well. However after the week that I’ve had at work, I needed to chill out and get my drink on. I started out with the stock and standard vodka martini. I wasn’t really satisfied with it though and thought that I needed to step “outside the box” as far as my usual cocktail fare. After a little experimentation, this is what I came up with.
1.5 oz. of Vodka
1.5 oz. of Midori or other melon liqueur
1 oz. Cucumber juice (I have a juicer)
Juice of one half lime
Cucumber slices for garnish
Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker with crushed ice, shake and strain in to a glass, add a little of the crushed ice and garnish with the cucumber slices…..kick back and enjoy!!
Approx. a half cup of mik or unsweetened Soy milk
3 handfulls of salted corn tortilla chips loosely crumbled
3 green chiles (canned) chopped
Melt the butter in a pan that’s large enough to accommodate all ingredients. Add the chopped chiles and saute lightly. Add the eggs, chips and milk, cook as you would scrambled eggs. When the eggs are set it’s done! Top with salsa or Pico de Gallo and enjoy the best hangover cure / breakfast around.
Oh yeah, knitting …..the charity hats are on their way to Arizona to be distributed later this yearn in Mongolia. I have been picking away on the red cable socks and the Greenjeans cardi. I really NEED to finish at least one of the UFO’s that have been hanging around my knitting basket for the last….oh..six months or so. I’m convinced that if I can finish at least one, the planets will align and the UFO’s will magically start to disappear one by one.
Now, back to cooking I leave you with an edu-macational video of the easy peasy way to chop garlic…no muss no fuss. Everyone have a great week.