Back on January 26th Angie (AKA Tuscanartist), an incredibly talented artist living in Paris, posted this on a slowtravel message board:
Today I decided to blog everyday for a month. Anybody want to join me?
There are a lot of people out there that blog more than me but some do less too. So maybe we can motivate each other in this midwinter. I'm starting today
The group you see listed on the side as the February Bloggers are the folks who accepted the challenge. So starting on February 1st these folks: an Australian, three Canadians, some Americans, an American living in Paris, and a Norwegian living in Baltimore, filled countless hours sharing their thoughts, experiences, and stories on-line. Today, being the last day of February, the challenge is complete.
I confess that I felt a cheat joining in . . . I have blogged every day since January, 02, 2007. However, I am always one to join a party so the group kindly allowed me to join.
In honour of the group's accomplishment, I post a martini recipe which was created by . . . drumroll please . . . me! Like mant good things, it was created by accident. I felt like making a chocolate martini but had no dark chocolate liqueur. I did find some white chocolate liqueur (I know, I know . . . white chocolate isn't really chocolate) which I poured into a shaker with some other indigents.
When I poured it out for Paul he raved 'this is amazing, just like a Banana Cream Pie!'
Now, I don't like banana flavoured drinks as a rule but managed to quaff this back with a smile.
Banana Cream Pie Martini
1 oz Vanilla Vodka
1 oz White Chocolate Liqueur
1 oz Creme de Banana
1/2 oz White Creme de Cacao
Pour over ice in a martini shaker. Shake until well chilled.
Strain into martini glasses.
We garnished the glass with pieces of sliced banana which had been dipped in chocolate.
Cheers to the wonderful February Bloggers, be proud of your accomplishment!