Good vodka Good tomato juice (nearly equal parts) Worchestershire sauce Celery salt or grind celery seed to reduce salt Large lemon or lime wedge Fresh cracked black pepper Cayenne pepper powder Frank’s Louisiana Hot Sauce (It’s mild) Fill a large shaker or glass with … Read More →
Category Archives: Cocktails
Recipes and new innovations and novelties for the cocktail
Summer is such a busy time with so many celebrations. Whether someone in your family is graduating from high school or college, or a friend is getting married, or you just want to get people together to celebrate the season, an appetizer party is fun … Read More →
Cognac and Orgeat Ingredients: 2 oz Cognac 1/2 oz orgeat 1/2 oz fresh lime juice dash of Angostura bitters lime peel for garnish Preparation: Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well. A Fishy Surprise 45 ml whisky 30 ml drambuie … Read More →
Ingredients 3 cups water 2 family-size tea bags 1 (1-oz.) package fresh mint leaves (about 1 cup loosely packed) 1/2 cup sugar 4 cups cold water 1 (6-oz.) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed Garnish: fresh citrus slices Directions 1. Bring 3 … Read More →
Ingredients 1 cup water 3/4 cup superfine sugar, divided A couple sprigs mint, stemmed and washed 3 pints fresh raspberries, divided 1/4 cup lime juice 1 bottle chilled Champagne In a small pot, bring the water to a boil over medium heat, and add 1/2 cup of … Read More →
1 1/3 cups orange-flavored liqueur 1 cup lime juice 2 to 3 tablespoons powdered sugar, if desired 8 cups ice cubes, crushed 2 limes, cut into wedges, if desired 1/2 cup coarse salt, if desired 2/3 cup tequila Directions: In blender or food processor, place … Read More →
Ingredients 4 oz. Frangelico 4 oz. Pisang Ambon Liqueur 4 oz. Whipped Cream 3 Nuts Directions: Put all the ingridiants in the shaker (except the nuts), add ice, and shake well. Pour in the glass, and add the nuts on-top. Cocktail recommended glass Highball Glass
Ingredients 4 to 5 fresh mint leaves 1/4 ounce umeshu (Japanese plum wine) 1-1/2 ounces blanco tequila 1 ounce Midori Melon Liqueur 1/4 ounce lemon juice Fresh mint sprig for garnish/p> Directions Muddle mint leaves with umeshu in a mixing glass. Add tequila, Midori and … Read More →
A sensational hit among cocktails for the American Idol party crowd. 1 1/2 oz gin 1 oz light rum 1/2 curacao 1 oz lemon juice 1/4 oz sugar syrup, 1lemon grass stalk 1 to2 slices fresh ginger 1 1/2 tsp powdered sugar 2 oz club … Read More →
Kir, the classic French aperitif, is traditionally made by adding a splash of crème de cassis to a glass of chilled dry white wine. Ingredients: 6 Tbs. blackberry liqueur 1 bottle (750ml) Sauvignon Blanc or Chablis, well chilled Directions: Pour 1 Tbs. of the blackberry … Read More →
Ingredients: 1 cup chilled or iced strong coffee 1 small jigger of light rum Whipped cream Directions: In a tall glass add iced coffee to the rum and top with whip cream.
Gypsy Martini Ingredients 1 oz Sweet Vermouth 1 Maraschino cherry 1 1/2 oz Gin Mixing instructions: In a mixing glass half-filled with ice cubes, combine gin and vermouth. Stir well. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with the cherry.