I think it was the "bock" part of the name that triggered my beer-related joke ... you know, as in "bock beer"?
I myself cannot enjoy any form of alcoholic beverage -- I smell the cork and I'm under the table! I do, however, enjoy a non-alcoholic "mock bock"
with pizza -- something about those two tastes together is just wonderful (and fattening
, of course
I've tried using warmed vegetable oil to loosen sticky things, but it just didn't work as well as good ole Goo-Gone. Also, I've found that nothing works better to remove the Goo-Gone residue from washable surfaces than liquid Dawn dishwashing detergent ... to remove residue from non-washable surfaces, I use a cotton ball dipped in rubbing alcohol and swipe it very lightly and quickly so as not to damage the surface. Lemon juice is also an excellent and more-natural/organic degreaser, I've found ... which brings me to:
wintertime in deep-desert territory here means that once again, my neighbor's lemon tree is dropping fruit she doesn't use all over the ground ... so, with her permission, of course, I've been collecting the juicier ones for my salad dressings and beverages, and chopping up and running the pieces of the less-edible ones through my garbage disposal -- the lemon rind and juice helps to deodorize the unit. Running a tray of ice cubes down the disposal occasionally helps to sharpen the blades.
I've been fighting off a winter cold with the help of Celestial Seasonings brand peppermint tea -- opens the ole sinus passages and soothes the tummy, especially when mixed with neighbor's lemons squeezed into warmed honey for flavoring and further salubrious benefits. Try this regimen next time you're feeling a tad under the weather