The Turkey Theif!

We had a great Thanksgiving feast (see previous posting for menu) and had about 12 people here.  We served the meal buffet-style in the dining room around 8pm after cocktails, which started at 5pm.  Yes, it was a long cocktail hour.  Our frends (and neighbors), Lisa...

Thanksgiving Menu

The Thanksgiving holiday is fast approaching (faster than I need it to) and here’s the menu: Appetizers: zucchini pancakes topped with sour cream and chives (adapted from zucchini pancake recipe by Ina Garten, from her book: Barefoot Contessa At Home) thick-cut...
Bellagio Lemon Twist

Bellagio Lemon Twist

Bellagio Lemon Twist, originally uploaded by Paul Myrick. We’re at Bellagio now and they are very consistent in making lemon twists for cocktails. I’m impressed! I asked one of our bartenders if they had a specialist making the lemon twists and he replied,...

Martha Stewart As “Glampire”

I love it!  Martha Stewart as Glampire on the cover of her Holiday Halloween issue!  I’ve already bought the issue and it is fantastic!  One half of the magazine is for a “spooky-scary” Halloween and the other half is for a “non-scary”...
The Ashley Wilkes Cocktail

The Ashley Wilkes Cocktail

Ashley Wilkes Cocktail, originally uploaded by Paul Myrick. Photo is Copyright © 2007 Paul Myrick. For licensing information, please contact the author. Invented by Robin Davis; styled and photographed by Paul Myrick. Add 4 oz. bourbon to martini shaker with ice and...

Please Subscribe

Join our mailing list to receive the latest blog posts from Paul. We won't give your information to anyone else and there's no spam ever -- and that's a promise.

You have Successfully Subscribed!