Because her sexual encounters always end so happily, Mary has decided to embark on a weekend-long bonkfest (sorry, ‘sketching trip’) with Gil. And apparently she let him make all the plans, because he chose the romantic city of…Liverpool. Oh, Gil. You sweet idiot. Well, while they’re there, they might as well enjoy a hearty bowl of scouse, Liverpool’s well-loved local dish. Scouse, originally called Labskause, was brought to the city by Northern European sailors. The dish was mostly eaten by Liverpudlian sailors and their families, so gradually the sailors themselves came to be known as ‘scousers’ and over time the term came to refer to anyone from Liverpool. Typically, scouse consists of meat (beef, lamb, or a combination of the two), vegetables, and potatoes, though a vegetarian version, known as blind scouse, is also fairly common. Whichever way you make it, it’s a hearty, filling dish, perfect for cold winter nights or multiple days of erotic gymnastics. Girl’s gotta keep her strength up, you know.
Happy St Patrick’s Day! It’s the day we all get to pretend to be Irish, and don’t you think that a man who dedicated his life to religion and winning over the rough tribes of a country he wasn’t even native to would be happy to know that his feast day is now an excuse to get embarrassingly wasted on green beer? Let’s find another … Continue reading Irish Stew
Eastern gray squirrels are obnoxious little bastards. It’s bad enough that they go after all your birdseed and lawn seed and whatever else they can get their greedy little paws on, but while they’re helping themselves to all the food, they’re actually killing off a lot of native squirrel populations, like the British red squirrel. They’re like locusts, and they don’t even belong in this … Continue reading Mediterranean Squirrel Stew