May 30, National Mint Julep Day & Memorial Day U.S.

May 30, is National Mint Julep Day & Memorial Day U.S.

Quote of the Day
“….that the mounds of ices, and the bowls of mint-julep and sherry cobbler they make in these latitudes, are refreshments never to be thought of afterwards, in summer, by those who would preserve contented minds.”
Charles Dickens, while traveling in America (1842)

Happy Memorial Day to everyone south of the boarder

The Best Mint Julep You Will Ever Taste
http://backyardbartender.blogspot.ca/2013/05/the-best-mint-julep-you-will-ever-taste.html?m=1

How to make the Perfect Mint Julep – Tipsy Bartender – Tipsy Bartender

Mint Julep Cocktails: How to Make a Mint Julep – Howdini

Betty’s Kentucky Derby Mint Julep –
Betty’s Kitchen

Mint Julep Eben Freeman Tailor Restaurant in New York City
http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Mint-Julep-242525

Mint Julep
Contributed by Erick Castro
http://liquor.com/recipes/mint-julep/

Songs of the Day
Ana Gasteyer – Official Video for One Mint Julep from I’m Hip – Ana Gasteyer

Sarah Vaughan – ♫ One Mint Julep ♫ JukeJunkies

Closing Quote
“As for the garden of mint, the very smell of it alone recovers and refreshes our spirits, as the taste stirs up our appetitefor meat,” Pliny

It may be hot in your area like here in Toronto, ON and its time for a cool drink, have a mint julep……..
Enjoy the rest of your day!

Cheers,

Phil Lim
Daily Blogger

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