Boozy recipes from the collection in honor of National Repeal of Prohibition Day.

Today is the 80th anniversary of the ratification of the 21st Amendment and with it the repeal of Prohibition.  We say alcohol’s not just for drinking.

The Lamp Lighter's Tartufi - Best of the Best

The Lamp Lighter’s Tartufi from Best of the best from North Carolina : selected recipes from North Carolina’s favorite cookbooks.

Scotch Steak - Mountain Elegance

Scotch Steak from Mountain elegance : a collection of favorite recipes.

Rob Roy - Hemingway & Bailey's Bartending Guide

Rob Roy from Hemingway & Bailey’s bartending guide to great American writers.

Brandy Beans - Pass the Plate

Brandy Beans from Pass the plate : the collection from Christ Church.

Eyebright - The Lost Colony Cookbook

Eyebright from The lost colony cookbook : 400 years of fine food & feasts in the Old World & the New.

Bourbon Sweet Potatoes - Family Circle

Bourbon Sweet Potatoes from The Family circle cookbook.

Spicy Beer Shrimp Boil - Mario Tailgates NASCAR Style

Spicy Beer Shrimp Boil from Mario tailgates NASCAR style.

On the limits of fame, geographic, temporal and cultural

“Correction: An earlier version of this column misstated the title of a 1960s television series named for its star. It was ‘The Andy Griffith Show,’ not ‘The Andy Griffin Show.’ ”

— From “Recalling TV’s Golden Age, Stars Pitch Products Tied to Their Shows”  in the New York Times (Dec. 5)