Daily Archives: November 23, 2009

What good are the holidays if you don’t light something on fire?

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is full of fire – both real: the tree, Uncle Frank’s toupee, the electrocuted cat, the sewage-filled street drain – and imagined:

Bethany: Is your house on fire, Clark?
Clark: No, Aunt Bethany, those are the Christmas lights.

At the FCI, we like to light our alcohol on fire.  Have you seen this baby in action?

the wand of the red hot poker. we don't call it red hot for nothing.

yes, that's a temperature reading across the front.

If you’re not familiar with our red hot poker, you can read more about it here, here or here

The real point of this post, however, is to get you to attend our class, Holiday Cocktails with Nils and Dave on Wednesday, December 2 from 6:30-8:30 pm.   Sure, we’ll cover some things you can’t/wouldn’t necessarily want to do at home, but there will also be some low-tech stuff that will make your drinks and thus your holiday parties, much, much better.


Filed under Cocktails, Events, Lessons