“Please do not leave drinks unattended…. (the cat is an asshole) Read the rest of this entry
Hello, my dear friends and readers!
It has been so long – almost forever that I have written on here. I’ve missed you all!
I think it’s almost celebration time – since holidays are coming. Time for another recipe!
Jack Frost Martini is perfect for those pre-holiday party evenings!
Ingredients: Read the rest of this entry
5 strawberries, hulled
5 fresh basil leaves
1/2 tablespoon organic pure cane sugar (or 2 oz of simple syrup)
2 oz white rum
club soda Read the rest of this entry
Step 1: Choose your liquor
Vodka is an obvious choice, but why not use white rum or tequila, brandy or grappa? Don’t go for the really cheap stuff, but don’t splurge either. A middle-of-the-road, neutrally flavored liquor will produce the best infused spirits.
Step 2: Choose your produce
Use what’s in season. Go to your local farmers’ market or, better yet, pick berries from your own berry patch, and bring home the most beautiful produce you can find. The super-ripe peach that dribbles juice down your chin is a perfect candidate. Also try raspberries, strawberries, pears, figs, lemons, cherries, blueberries, even beets and chiles, as long as they are ripe, ripe, ripe. Read the rest of this entry