Eric's Gin

Today marks the one year anniversary of my first blog post.Yep, it has been a whole year since I wrote My Food Baby Is Born. When I started a year ago, I thought it would be a great way for me to organize my stories and recipes and a simple solution to the constant requests from my children to make a cookbook for them.  Who wouda thunk people would actually want to read it?  And I'm talking about people outside of my mom and children and a few bored friends.  I am thrilled to announce that I have followers, actual readers who like what I do. This deserves a toast!


Eric's Gin is technically a Gin & Tonic. But anyone who has been served Eric's Gin & Tonic, and there are lots of you out there who request them on a regular basis, knows that the secret is in the Gin. Lots of it. I dare you to have more than one.

"I never drink anything stronger than gin before breakfast." -W.C. Fields


Eric's Gin (Serves one.)

Fill one 16-20 oz glass with ice.  Yes, fill it almost all the way to the top. Add Bombay Sapphire Gin to fill the glass almost 3/4 full. (Remember, there is a LOT of ice in there!) Splash Fever-Tree Premium Indian Tonic Water on the top and mix well with the ice. Slice 1/2 a lime into thin slices and push 4 or 5 slices down the sides of the glass so you can see them. Squeeze the juice from the little piece of the end of the lime into the glass. Give it another stir and serve.