Happy Friday . . .

And Congratulations to Emily Penn, winner of the Holiday Giveaway. 
Thanks to everybody who participated!

Why not celebrate and ease into the weekend with a festive cocktail? I spent the afternoon experimenting and playing bartender, concocting some yummy libations for the season. 
Give them a try. Let me know what you think. 


Apple Cider Sidecar

10 oz. Trader Joe's Spiced Cider

3 oz. Brandy

5 oz. Cointreau

2 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice


Cinnamon for garnish

Combine spiced cider, brandy, Cointreau, and 
lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake well. 
Pour into cinnamon rimmed glasses and serve immediately. 
Serves 4

Cranberry Gin Fizz

5 oz. Unsweetened Cranberry Juice

5 oz. Gin

5 oz. Ginger Ale

2 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice


Cranberries for garnish

Stir cranberry juice, lemon juice, and gin together. 
Pour into glasses filled with ice and top with ginger ale. 
Garnish with a few raw cranberries. 
Serves 3

Icy Honey Vodka

3.5 oz. Vodka

1 Tbsp Honey


Sprig of Pine for garnish

In a cocktail shaker, combine ice, vodka, and honey. 
Shake vigorously. Serve over ice and garnish with a sprig of pine. 
Serves 1

1 comment:

  1. this is the best blog post i've ever seen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOVE the photos