This past week, we asked you to create a meal celebrating a formative political event from your life. We once again had many delightful entries from Open Salonistas that commemorated everything from 9/11 to Mike Huckabee.
Our winner, however, truly outdid herself by organizing an extraordinary, pun-intensive 5-course feast in honor of Tricky Dick himself -- with some mouth-watering photos. Make sure to check out Rebecca Farwell's elaborate "Nixon resigns dinner party" over at Salon.
And, in case you haven't seen it yet, here's this week's holiday drinks-themed challenge, courtesy of Francis Lam:
"Well, it's holiday party season. It's a lovely time of sharing and gathering and, for hosts, of silent dread. Will I overcook the roast? Will Uncle Arnie tell his six favorite racist jokes again? I love the holidays, but every year, running on fumes halfway through cooking dinner, telling myself I'm a failure for screwing up the duck and for letting Jeremy horrify poor Esther with his unmatched well of raunch, I wonder why I endure this.
Of course, enduring the holidays is as much a tradition as celebrating them. And so this week, your challenge is this: Make a drink for when you need to calm down before the guests get there, or for when you're celebrating their departure
And, of course, bonus points for the best holiday drinking stories.
Be sure to tag your post: SKC holiday host drinking