1948 The Bon Vivant's Companion by George A Zabriskie (2nd edition)

The BonVivant's Companion


Gm and Pine Split a piece of the heart of a green pine log into fine splints, about the size of a cedar lead pencil; take two ouncesof the same, put into a quart container, and fill the decanter with gin. Let the pine soak for two hours, and the gin will be ready to serve. Gin and Tansy Fill a quart decanter Vz full of tansy and pour in gin to fill up the balance, % tansy to % gin. Gin and Tonic Rub peel of fresh lime or lemon around inside edge of 8-ounce glass. Pour in i Vz ounces dry gin and add two cubes of ice, then thin slice of lime or lemon. Fill glass with Indian quinine water and serve. Gin and Wormwood Put 3or 4 sprigs of wormwoodinto a quart decanter and fill up with gin.

Drink to fair woman, who, I think. Is most entitled to it. For if anything can drive me to drink. She certainly could do it. If asked to drink, what would you say ? He answered, "/ should smile." [ 42 ]


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