I need a step stool to make gems like this Aperol Tequila cocktail.
Some bottles of booze may not be a current “main squeeze” but are more of a rather queer stash of alcoholic this-and-that sitting up high in the inconvenient cabinet behind the refrigerator. Here they serve as my alcoholic booty calls — ready to satisfy me at a moment’s notice, but never asking any real commitment from me. I would probably toss them out where it not for the lack of conviction to even say goodbye. I don’t like to waste. You see letting them slowly deteriorate up here is just a little less wasteful than tossing them outright.
Its when the ‘main cabinet bottles’ fail to inspire or excite me I get a step stool and crawl up to the inconvenient shelf and take a look — that is, if I remember they are up there in the first place. I can go a long time without remembering. (more…)
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