Deborah’s Joolyp

June 29, 2010

Cooking, Journal

Tonight was the summertime Settlers of Catan game, which meant that Lloyd, Beth, Harold, Charles and Brad (who plays, but doesn’t want to) played their little game. (Curt, we’re sorry you weren’t there. It all came about very suddenly, though, so no hard feelings?)

Deborah and I did Not Play. Instead, she made a Fancy Drink. I did Not Drink Anything except Water, since my Stomach Has Issues. I’ve decided to Capitalize Stuff Randomly, just to Be Funny.

Ok, on to the Mint Julep. Julip? Whatever. We have some spearmint in our yard, and Deborah says that this is how iht’s duhn. (Say that in a Southern drawl, y’all, like Paula Deen.)

Is the bar tender here?

Put some mint leaves in a glass, sprinkle with powdered sugar, and smash smash smash.

Beth had a cool smasher.

Add ice, some whiskey, and some orange juice. I was too lazy to actually mix up the orange juice, but Deb said the concentrate would work just fine.

Concentrated flavor.

Decorate with mint, let steep, sip slowly on a porch whilst fannin’ yeourselves, y’all.

So refreshing.

We tried to make this once a couple of years ago and really messed it up. What did Deb do that was So Magical?

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14 Responses to “Deborah’s Joolyp”

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  2. Brad Said on:

    Smashing the leaves and sugar is called muddling. I like that word: muddle. I think I’ll say it a couple of times. Muddle… muddle… Ha!


    • Rae Said on:

      Interesting… one of my favorite words is puddle. Puddle, puddle, puddle. I think we are on to something…


  3. Peggy Said on:

    How nice to have a Master Bartender sweep into town on game night! That drink looks delightful! Maybe on next game night you could invite Paula Deen. Or at least serve some of her tasty treats.

    That gal is crazy y’all!


  4. Deborah Said on:

    I live to serve. And to Not Play.


  5. Keren Said on:

    Joe is 100% spam. (I’m late, I know, but I feel very strongly about this.)


  6. Curt Said on:

    No hard feeling here. I wouldn’t have been able to make anyways. I was in California Monday thru Thursday.


  7. Amy Said on:

    I got some awesome spam sent to my gmail account… I want to post it to my blog… but I’m feeling to lazy to make it readable.

    also! I am making mint julep for a party on Saturday… I am nervous, as I’ve never made it. This post made me happy.
    That is all


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