Myths, Recipes And Suggestions For Keeping Warm This Winter
There is no denying it, winter is in full effect and Groundhog Day is still a few weeks away. Thankfully Mayor De Blasio will be hands off this years groundhog, but I’m guessing there will be payback for last years debacle…6 more weeks of winter is my prediction. Here are some tips, myths, recipes and suggestions for keeping warm:
If you’re like me you probably miss the warm feeling and inviting aroma a fireplace provides. I often walk for blocks in envy of the smell coming from some apartments and think back to the Seinfeld episode where Jerry wonders how much to tip the wood guy. I realize an easy remedy would be to move to suburbia but can’t justify giving up my rent-stabilized spot (don’t hate). There really is no need to move anywhere when we have so many great establishments who already have a fireplace right here in the city (they probably tip the wood guy). Head to any of these for your favorite cocktail and bask in the warmth.
Does alcohol keep you warm? It may feel that way, but it’s an illusion. Here are the facts.
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Now that we know alcohol doesn’t keep you warm it doesn’t mean there aren’t ideal seasonal drinks. Check out these 10 Classic Libations to pair with freezing temperatures. You may also like some of our Winter Drink Recipes, Hot Chocolate and Booze and our 15 Favorite Winter Beers.
If it’s too cold to leave your house than you should probably be sipping on any of the above beverages and jamming out. Here are some of my favorites:
Do you have any great winter cocktail recipes or suggestions for staying warm? We’d love to hear them.