Captain Arthur Hastings

The Captain Arthur Hastings, like the Arthur's World it was based on, is a yellow cocktail, in a martini glass, with a strong rim.

This drink is a sequel to Arthur’s World, which we thought was fine, but perhaps not interesting enough…all light, with no complementary flavor. Elizabeth took what was left in the shaker and added vanilla, and we re-rimmed with a little more salt, in addition to the earlier chili powders, salt and cinnamon. It was an…

Arthur’s World

Arthur's World is a yellow, rimmed cocktail in a martini glass.

We think we named this drink after a children’s show, but we’re not sure. Elizabeth’s 4 year-old nephew called us and asked for our favorite animal and fruit, “for Arthur’s world”. Of course, we told him, but we were missing the connection. Maybe this is the 90s cartoon, from the earlier books, or maybe this…

Bloody Nöel

Two Bloody Nöel drinks accompany a burger and a bottle of mezcal on a kitchen counter.

I love a Bloody Mary, but it is a rare treat for me. I’ll occasionally indulge out at a brunch, but almost never at home because I don’t have vodka. (This is actually codified in the Pandemic Pub Rules lol). Elizabeth had the brilliant idea to make a Bloody Mary – but using a different…