Things to do for February 13, 2014
Brisket Candles, Perfect Cocktails and Old Tequila Barrels
It’s always darkest before the weekend.
This Might Come in Handy Friday...
Consider this your reminder to download this app that’ll remind you to send texts of affection tomorrow to your special someone. Also, consider this your reminder to remember that tomorrow is Valentine’s Day.
A Candle That Smells Like Brisket
If you like brisket, this is not for you. If you have an unhealthy obsession with brisket, behold a candle that smells exactly like slow-cooked beef and aged hickory. Unfortunately, still tastes like wax.
The Big Book of Lawn Sports
Horseshoes: you know that game. Croquet: yep, that, too. KanJam: ... well, you will after reading this comprehensive guide to lawn games and the various refreshing cocktails that pair best with them (like a gin-and-champagne French 75 with pétanque). Spring has to be close-ish.
This Used to Hold Tequila
As it turns out, somebody got the bright idea to take some giant old tequila barrels and convert them into one-of-a-kind tequila barrel ice chests. Which is cool if you’re looking for an unexpected way to store... well, tequila, we guess.
One Step Closer to Cocktail Perfection
Used to be, there were two ways to make a martini. Stirred (if you’re a traditionalist) or shaken (if you’re an MI6 agent). But then someone invented this bartending gadget that effortlessly spins your cocktails with a push of a button, and suddenly we had a third. Hey, it’s good to have options.