When times are tough, people pull out the bottle. You know it’s true. Whether it’s a hot toddy to soothe a bad cold, a quick shot to steady the nerves, or a serious bender for the broken-hearted. These days, with $12 martinis on the rise — and paychecks not — it makes sense to create your own cocktails. Let’s cast our woes aside and enjoy life, with glass in hand.