Tippling Tuesday: Battle of the Davids

by Venomous Kate

So, who’s your call for the winner of American Idol? Don’t tell me it’s David. I already know that, duh!

Meanwhile, since I can’t help but admitting that Potato Head David Cook has improved dramatically these past few weeks, I refuse to call a winner.

Except this: the David (Caradine) Cocktail.

Hey, if we’re going to have a battle of the Davids, why not one which isn’t afraid to acknowledge it bites?

The David Carradine

1 part Creme de Menthe
1 part Canadian Whiskey
1 part Dark Creme de Cacao
1 part Heavy Cream

Mix in the order: cacao, menthe, whiskey, milk. Try to keep the layers separate. Float on the back of a spoon, tilt the glass and pour very gently, etc.

(Courtesy of DrinkSwap.com

11 Comments to “Tippling Tuesday: Battle of the Davids”

  1. I kind of wanted David C to win but I think David A will win. He did a *great* job tonight.

    Yep, David A will win and go neurotic, get some counseling and end up a legend.

    Randys last blog post..Ted Kennedy’s Tumor

  2. Not Jimmy Fallon playing a Rock Star.

    The Kid. He’s terrific.

  3. Although my taste in libations tended towards stuff like Rebel Yell and Fighting Cock, I have to admit some of your recipes sound pretty tasty.

    metal dads last blog post..Memorial Day and My Father-in-Law

  4. I’m afraid that’s what’s going to happen to him, too.

    I caught an interview with Simon Cowell on “Ellen” yesterday (there was nothing else on TV while I was ironing), and she asked him who he thinks will win.

    He’s betting on Cook, then pointed out that most media types better hope Cook wins, too, because interviews with David Archuletta will consist of “Gosh” and “Gee” and “Aw, thanks” and then how do you fill the other 2 minutes of air time?

  5. He really does look like Fallon. Ever since you pointed that out to me I haven’t been able to look at Cook without seeing the resemblance.

  6. Heck, those drinks are worth trying just for the names alone!

  7. You do want honesty from your commenters, right?

    I’ve never seen American Idol and nothing I’ve read about it on blogs or elsewhere has intrigued me enough to even find out what day or days it’s on.

    I’m just not big on pop culture, or fashion, or whatever. People who keep up with it and like it don’t bother me at all, so I’m not complaining. Just commenting 🙂

    As for booze, today I’m going for whatever’s in the house, which is looking like either scotch or bourbon. I have ice, so I’m good.

    Donna B.s last blog post..Illness As Punishment

  8. Honesty, always, Donna. I used to be far more into Idol, but this season I lost most of my interest early on. (In fact, I haven’t actually watched an episode for 2 months now.)

    But since David Cook comes from Blue Springs, MO — which is about 1 hour away — it’s impossible to turn on the local news without seeing something about him. So I checked out his last couple of performances on YouTube and was impressed with how much he’s improved since earlier this season.

    I still think he has a Potato Head, though.

    Bourbon sounds nice. I’m going to have a glass of Bor Forras 2006 Hajos-Baja, the only red wine I actually enjoy. But not until dinner.

  9. Somebody from this area on the show might get me to watch it. There’s some awesome talent around here, so it could easily happen.

    Bor Forras 2006 Hajos-Baja – I’m writing that down as I’m quite picky about red wines. Some of them I don’t like at all. Thanks for the tip.

    Donna B.s last blog post..Happy and Sweet Grandchildren

  10. We found out about it at a wine-tasting party thrown by friends of ours.

    The wine dude introduced it by saying that at every tasting he asks people what name they’d give it. Apparently at one tasting there was a woman who’d been quiet and withdrawn up until that point, then she said “Call it ‘Sex by the Fire’.”

    Well, when I had three sips of it he asked what I’d call it and I said, “Name it ‘Take Me Now!'” VH proceeded to order 6 bottles.

    From what I hear, that’s the nickname the wine dude’s been using for it ever since.

    Yeah, it’s that good.

  11. I found it here:


    If I can’t find it locally, I’ll order a bottle (if it’s legal to do so where I live.)

    I also emailed all my children to be on a lookout for it. For when I come visit, of course.

    Donna B.s last blog post..Happy and Sweet Grandchildren