Get Yourself Retro-Futuristicaly Tipsy With A FREE Copy of SteamDrunks

My fine ladies and gentlemen! It is my humble honor to inform you SteamDrunks: 101 Steampunk Cocktails and Mixed Drinks is free for Kindle users today. You can enjoy your free copy on an actual Kindle or by downloading the free Kindle app for the iPad, iPhone, or your computer. These aren’t chemically laden vodka cocktails of dubious provenance. Instead,

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Charles Dickens Very Own Christmas Punch

This is one of my favorite recipes in SteamDrunks: 101 Steampunk Cocktails and Mixed Drinks. First, it’s incredibly drinkable (unlike some of the bemusingly terrifying Victorian milk drinks). Second, it’s a perfect social drink on a dark winter night. Finally, who doesn’t love pretentious authors using any excuse to show off? Some things never change. 1/2 gallon bottled Mineral Water

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Hobbit Week: Shire Seed Cake

Kitchen Overlord Hobbit Week - Shire Seed Cake Recipe

Many modern readers imagine seed cake to be chock full of sunflower or pumpkin seeds, but it turns out Tolkien grew up on a decadently buttery version of pound cake full of caraway seeds. They have a sweet, licorice flavor reminiscent of a milder, earthier version of anise seeds. You can find them at most Indian groceries. They’ve been out

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