Hello Boys Club Audience! I’m Tracy of Shutterbean. It’s a pleasure to be here as I am one of those ladies who gets along better with men than woman. I blame having two older brothers and my penchant for inappropriate/dry humor.  I grew up in an environment where the only way you’d survive is learning to come up with...

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Baja's Wine Country by Greg Henry for The Boys Club

A Trip to Baja’s Wine Country: Valle de Guadalupe

November 22, 2013 | 15 Comments

Valle de Guadalupe in North Central Baja is known for three things: the burgeoning wine scene, the incredibly good food, and the spectacularly bad roads. I recently decided to brave the latter in order to enjoy both of the former. I’d been reading quite a bit about the wine country of Baja California, Mexico. On...

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Your Weekly Internet Cocktail Hour from Sarah Parker for The Boys Club

Your Weekly Internet Cocktail Hour

November 22, 2013 | 1 Comments

We’re about a week away, darlings, from that most fitting of American holidays: Thanksgiving. A day for overeating with friends and family while telling ourselves a fake history about the friendship of Indians and Pilgrims with buckles on their hats, ignoring the exploitation and genocide of a native people and the fact that Pilgrims didn’t...

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The Chinook from Christopher for The Boys Club

Allspice Dram and The Chinook

November 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

It was very fitting that my experimental allspice dram finished infusing on the most blustery afternoon yet here in Kansas City. The wind was howling; the leaves were falling; it was 40 degrees and overcast. It was gorgeous weather for sipping a cocktail that was approximately two weeks in the making. The aforementioned cocktail, The...

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Pumpkin Pie Martini by Pass the Sushi Featured on The Boys Club

Cocktails We Love: Pumpkin Pie Martini

November 19, 2013 | 2 Comments

Pumpkin is being sprinkled, dolloped, infused, and added to just about everything this time of year, and we aren’t the type of people to sit by and miss out on a trend. This Pumpkin Pie Martini from Pass The Sushi features a creamy Pumpkin Liqueur found on the shelves this time of year and would...

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Holiday Travel by David Brown for The Boys Club

9 Tips for Surviving the Holiday Travel Rush

November 18, 2013 | 1 Comments

For Americans, long distance travel over the Thanksgiving holiday and the combined Christmas/New Year’s holiday increases by 54% and 23% respectively when compared to the rest of the year. What does that tell you? That tells you that there are a hell of a lot of people traveling! Being a prepared traveler is key to...

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Your Weekly Internet Cocktail Hour from Sarah Parker for The Boys Club

Your Weekly Internet Cocktail Hour

November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hello my darlings! I wanted to let you know something right off the bat; a special treat just for you! In case you can’t get enough weekly mortality reminders here when I mention our slow, inexorable march toward death (to be numbed with delicious cocktails): there’s also an alarm clock for that. Apparently. Enjoy? Or...

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Ginger Hibiscus Punch by Ken for The Boys Club

Hibiscus Ginger Rum Punch

November 14, 2013 | 1 Comments

With Halloween behind us, it’s time to switch to end-of-year beverages. When I think of holiday cocktail flavors, cranberries are usually first—for the rich color and the tart flavor that counters the rich food we consume during parties and family gatherings. This year, however, it was time for a new leading flavor: Wild Hibiscus Flower....

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Cranberry Margarita by Vianney Rodriguez Featured on The Boys Club

Cocktails We Love: Cranberry Margaritas

November 12, 2013 | 2 Comments

It’s that time of year where we are swamped under piles of great recipes to try, decorations to hang, and menus to plan. Nothing is more helpful for these big holiday occasions than ready-made cocktails to hand out to your guests as they walk through the door. And that’s exactly what we love about this...

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Hot Toddy by Sam Henderson for The Boys Club1

The History of the Hot Toddy

November 11, 2013 | 2 Comments

As cooler temperatures finally set in around most of the country, it is time to turn our attention to the cold weather favorite, the Hot Toddy. The Toddy has been coming to the rescue to take the chill off for several centuries. For many years it was used as a treatment for the common cold...

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