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Hangover Cure

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“Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.”
- Frank Sinatra

I figured that we all drink, we're all forced to stumble back into life the next day and that some protection is necessary for the "Why God" mornings!

These Preventative Measures/ Hangover Cures might be useful:


1st Line of Defense
Drink slower; a normal, healthy liver can break down about a drink an hour.



2nd Line of Defense
If you know you're gonna get sloshed, be prepared and sneak a carbon pill while your downing your poison.
If taken before, during and after drinking, activated carbon absorbs the toxins that cause hangovers. Best of all, it`s available over-the counter.
http://www.doublechaser.com/chaser.htm


3rd Line of Defense
Take 2 ibuprofen before you pass out with Gatorade (specifically)
The sport drink rehydrates, the aspirin relieve the nagging inflammation of your brain, and, with luck, you wake up feeling like the Zest shower guy.



Last Line of Defense
Rehydrate in the morn…

BROOKLYN FRENCH TOAST

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This crispy, caramel crust formed by a generous dusting of powdered sugar puts the soggy, monotonous standard to shame. The Brooklyn French Toast is absolutely guaranteed to put your taste buds into rapture.



Prep time: 3 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes


INGREDIENTS:


2 eggs
2/3 cup heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 1-inch slices crusty sourdough or peasant bread
4 plus tablespoons butter
8 teaspoons powdered sugar





DIRECTIONS:

Heat oven to 250 degrees
Combine/ Whisk:
eggs
heavy cream
vanilla extract
cinnamon
Soak slice of bread in batter for about 1 minute turning over once
Warm skillet/ pan over medium heat
Melt butter in skillet/ pan (Don't burn the butter!)
Dust slice of bread with 1 teaspoon of powdered sugar
Put slice of bread sugar side down and cook until it's golden (2-3 minutes)
Dust the other side of bread with powdered sugar, flip the bread and cook until golden (2-3 minutes)
Put it on a plate and keep warm in the oven
Repeat steps 4-7 with the other slice…