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Dec 2, 2020 - Games, Sports & Leisure    Comments Off on Blackjack Solitaire

Blackjack Solitaire

Blackjack, like most casino games, is a single-person game. It pits the player against the house, represented by the dealer, whose actions are controlled completely by the rules of the game. Here I present a way to play Blackjack as a game of solitaire.

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Aug 23, 2014 - Sports & Leisure    Comments Off on The Virginia Cocktail

The Virginia Cocktail

This is a cocktail that I created while I was in graduate school. I named it “The Virginia Cocktail” (or a “Virginian” for short), because I created it while living at the University of Virginia. Basically, it’s an old-fashioned martini (some early recipes for the martini specified orange bitters) with a tomolive as the garnish. A tomolive is a small, pickled green tomato, not much larger than a large olive.

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