How to Cure a Hangover
All manner of weird and wonderful remedies have been developed to soothe the effects of a hangover, from eating a plate of owl's eggs to rubbing the ... Show synopsis All manner of weird and wonderful remedies have been developed to soothe the effects of a hangover, from eating a plate of owl's eggs to rubbing the rind of a lemon into the armpit. Fortunately for today's drinkers, this compilation features popular and effective modern fixes taken from leading bartenders that use much more palatable ingredients. More than 40 "hair of the dog" mixtures, such as Banana Cow and Suffering Bastard, are offered along with 45 recipes for non-alcoholic juices and smoothies. Information and guidance on the effects of alcohol on health is also provided, with sections covering the effects of drinking on the liver, the relationships between drinking and heart disease and weight gain, and the long-term consequences of overdoing it. Hand-tinted stills from the golden age of Hollywood show film stars in a range of compromising states and add a splash of whimsy to this tasty blend of humor and sound advice.