Maybe you’ve waited until the very last moment to file your taxes. Or perhaps, you still can’t get over the fact that you owe the government money. Remember, today is official Tax Day, and those returns are due.
Would a stiff drink be in order?
The great folks at Epicurious.com offer a Tax Day cocktail that is guaranteed to make you forget those paycheck deductions and back taxes.
Here’s their Tax Day cocktail recipe:
•1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) gin
•1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) fresh orange juice
•2 teaspoons dry vermouth
•2 teaspoons sweet vermouth
•2 dashes (about ⅛ tsp.) Angostura bitters
Shake ingredients with ice; strain into chilled glass.
To view the cocktail recipe, visit Epicurious.com: Tax day cocktail.
And if you find yourself on the way to the poor house, Epicurious.com offers this penny-pinching Tax Day menu, which includes arugula salad, skirt steak and a double lemon bar dessert: Tax day menu.
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