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whiskey in the glass-o

One more hour until I can get to the doctor, get some antibiotics and put the hex on this sinus infection. I feel like someone is taking a hammer to the entire right side of my head.

At least I hope it's just a sinus infection.

irish.coffee.jpgAnyhow, on with the Irish stuff. Part 5 of my "Pretend you care about St. Patrick's Day" posts.

Looking for a special dessert for tonight? Try making some Guinness ice cream.
1 cup water
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 1/2 cups evaporated milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup Guinness stout In a heavy saucepan whisk together the water and the cornstarch and simmer the mixture over moderate heat, whisking, for 2 minutes.
Add the milks, the salt, and the sugar, heat the mixture over moderately low heat, whisking, for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the sugar is dissolved, and remove the pan from the heat.
Let the mixture cool completely, stir in the Guinness, and freeze the mixture in an ice-cream freezer according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Makes about 1 quart

Or there's always the Irish Coffee thing.

Pour a big cup of black coffee.
Add three or four shots of your favorite Irish whiskey.
Put some whipped cream on top so your non-Irish girlfriend thinks you're just socially sipping a dessert type coffee and she doesn't realize you're on a St. Patrick's Day bender and in about one hour you're going to piss in her closet when you mistake it for the bathroom.

Update: As a special St. Paddy's Day bonus, here's a blog by a guy named Collins. Some of you may have known him before. I'm glad he's back.


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» Happy St. Patrick's Day from annika's journal
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NOW yer talkin!

What kind of REAL Irishman needs a stupid-ass reason like a holiday to get ripped? Bah!

i think i celebrated early. Damn. Ok, so i have to do it again.

What kind of REAL Irishman needs a stupid-ass reason like a holiday to get ripped? Bah!

It seem I've heard the reason God invented whiskey is to prevent the Irish from taking over the world

Well, a person's gotta have priorities eh?

An Irishman is not drunk so long as he can cling to a single blade of grass and not fall off the face of the earth.

Oh.. btw.. the quintessential Irish movie is The Quiet Man

I have my own sinus infection to contend with on top of my hangover from the too many Guinness I had last night. The ice cream sounds like the perfect way to get some comfort food and hair of the dog.

Note to self

Re: Guinness Ice Cream

Write email to michelle begging her to "regroup."