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Nothing Scary in Vincent Price’s Cocktail

The Halloween celebration of all things scary made it a perfect time to stream classic films starring Vincent Price, nicknamed the “Master of Menace.” The Saint Louis-born actor made a name for himself in the 1950s in “House of Wax” … Continue reading

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From ‘Mad Men’: Party Like It’s 1969

“Mad Men,” scheduled to begin broadcasting its final season April 5, slavishly recreates the 1960s in every detail, from desktop ashtrays to skinny ties and go-go boots. Drinks – poured straight from bottles in the office – often get more air time than … Continue reading

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A Sunny Cocktail for the New Year

Mimosa? No, thanks. Even on a day for Champagne, fizzy orange juice seems to start the day off with static. I found and adapted a calmer but still festive orange juice cocktail in Charleston Receipts (1950), recipes collected by the Junior … Continue reading

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