The Ginger Fizz: Vote. Drink. Hope for the Best.
The Ginger Fizz: Vote. Drink. Hope for the Best.

I’m not going to tell you who to vote for, but in a tense time of great anticipation for the American people, this Election Day brings long lines at the polling places, a huge throng of first-time voters (noobs) and the need for a great autumnal cocktail. Because whether you’re happy with the outcome of the poll returns or not, I think we’re all going to need a drink. I’m not going to go with red drinks or blue drinks here, because 1.

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The Ginger Toddy
Recipes The Ginger Toddy

*This post marks Day 21 of Miss Ginsu’s 2007 Advent Calendar. The common cold really is “the gift that keeps giving.” I’ve got one now (sneezing, coughing and reaching for tissues as I type… but don’t worry: it’s not a virus), and it brings to mind all the other colds I’ve had in all the other winters of my life. When I was little, my grandmother used to make a homemade cough syrup with honey, brandy and simmered rose hips (chock-full of vitamin C)!

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About Me

Miss Ginsu is a nom-nom-nom de plume of Leitha Matz, who worked at Tabla and FreshDirect in NYC, wrote about the food scene from 2004 to 2009 in Brooklyn and presently lives in Berlin. Occasionally seen on TV cooking segments, Leitha has also written for FreshDirect, contributed to Cee Cee Berlin, The Food52 Cookbook and has been interviewed/quoted in The Food Keeper as well as The Washington Times and Salon.

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