“Why, Here Comes My Hot Toddy”…(Recipe)

[Fred:] Here she comes, down the street [Bing:] My, oh my, ain't she sweet? [Fred:] Why, here comes my hot toddy [Bing:] Over my dead body [Bing:] I'll capture her heart singing [Fred:] Just wait until she get a load of my dancing When I hear the words hot toddy I am always reminded of … Continue reading “Why, Here Comes My Hot Toddy”…(Recipe)

A Brief History of Whisky

The word 'whisky' is derived from the Gaelic term "uisge beatha" ("oosh-keh beh-ha), meaning "water of life". The Scottish Gaels called it "uisge beatha".  In Latin, the phrase is "aqua vitae".  Both translate to "water of life".  What is this "water of life" to which they refer?  It's whisky, my friends. Whisky's beginning is not 100% definitive, … Continue reading A Brief History of Whisky