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Chambord Kir Royale

Chambord Kir Royale

YIELDS: Serves 2 ingredients 2 Oz. Chambord liquor 1 - 2 Splits of Prosecco 4 Fresh raspberries DIRECTIONS 1. Add one ounce of Chambord to each of two flute glasses. Top with the chilled Prosecco and add two raspberries to each glass.  Depending on the size of your...

Mixed Citrus Mimosa

Mixed Citrus Mimosa

YIELDS:Serves 2ingredients1 Navel orange, juiced 1 Pink grapefruit, juiced 1 Blood orange, juiced 1-2 Splits of Champagne or ProseccoDIRECTIONS1. Juice all the fruit and chill the mix juices in a pitcher until cold.2. Pour half of the juice into each of two flute...

White Russian

White Russian

YIELDS: Serves 1 ingredients 1 1/2 Oz. Vodka, good quality 1 1/2 Oz. Kahlua 3 Oz. Heavy Cream, half and half or whole milk 3 Toasted whole hazelnuts DIRECTIONS 1. Add ice to a large cocktail glass.2. Add the Kahlua to the glass first.  Top with vodka and then add...

Champagne Cocktail

Champagne Cocktail

YIELDS: Serves 6ingredients 1 Bottle of Quality Champagne 6 Sugar cubes 6 Strips of Orange zest Orange bittersDIRECTIONS 1. Place one sugar cube in each glass. Add a couple of dashes of the orange bitters.2. Rub a zest strip around the rim of the glass and twist the...

MARTINIS

French Martini

French Martini

YIELDS: Serves One ingredients 2 Oz. Vodka, good quality 1 Oz. Chambord (raspberry liqueur) 2 Oz. Pineapple Juice Fresh Raspberries to garnish DIRECTIONS 1. Place ice in a shaker. Add all the ingredients except for the raspberries. Shake until really cold.2. Strain...

Appletini

Appletini

YIELDS: Serves One ingredients 2 Oz. Green Apple Vodka 1 Oz. Sour Mix 2 Oz. Apple Cider Or Apple Juice Granny Smith apple slice Lemon half Ice DIRECTIONS 1. Add apple vodka, sour mix and apple cider into a shaker filled with ice. 2. Shake well (a good 60 seconds)....

Limequat Vodka Martini

Limequat Vodka Martini

YIELDS:Serves OneingredientsFIRST MAKE SYRUP: Candied Limequats 2/3 C water 2/3 C sugar Dash of salt Around 8-10 large limequats Bring water, sugar and salt to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Slice limequats very thin removing the seeds along the way (the seeds...

MARGARITAS

Frozen Margarita

Frozen Margarita

YIELDS: Serves One ingredients 2 Oz. Tequilla 1 Oz. Triple Sec 1 Oz. Lime juice Cut lime and a slice of lime SaltDIRECTIONS 1. Chill your glass of choice for at least 20 minutes. Rub a cut lime around the rim and dip in a plate of salt to coat. 2. Add a cup of ice to...

Limequat Margarita

Limequat Margarita

YIELDS: Serves One ingredients Candied Limequats 2/3 C water 2/3 C sugar Dash of salt Around 8-10 large limequats Bring water, sugar and salt to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Slice limequats very thin removing the seeds along the way (the seeds will make the...

HOMEMADE LIQUEURS & CORDIALS

Homemade Limoncello

Homemade Limoncello

YIELDS: 32 -2oz. servings PREP TIME: 0 hours 15 mins COOK TIME: 0 hours 10 mins TOTAL TIME: 3 weeks 25 mins ingredients 10 Large lemons (Right off the tree is best) 4 Cups vodka 3 Cups water 4 Cups sugar DIRECTIONS 1. Wash the lemons then dry them with paper towels....

Irish Cream Liqueur

Irish Cream Liqueur

YIELDS: 4 Cups ingredients 1 Cup Jameson Irish Whiskey 1/4 Cup light brown sugar 1/4 Cup water 2 1/2 Tbsp. Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup 1 Tsp. Coconut extract 1 Tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract 1/2 Tsp. Almond Extract 3/4 Tsp. Instant Espresso Coffee 2 Fresh Eggs CREAM BASE 1...

Anisette

Anisette

YIELDS: 3 Cupsingredients 2 Cups Vodka, 80 proof and good quality 1 1/2 Tbsp. Pure Anise extract 1 3/4 Cups light corn syrup 1 Tsp. Vegetable glycerinDIRECTIONS 1. In the jug or glass container you will store this liqueur in, mix the vodka and anise extract. Stir or...

Hazelnut Liqueur (my version of Frangelico)

Hazelnut Liqueur (my version of Frangelico)

YIELDS: 3 Cups ingredients 1 Cup Vodka, good quality 1/2 Cup Brandy 1 Cup Monin Hazelnut Syrup 3/4 Tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract 1/2 Cup Sugar 1/2 Cup Water 1 Tsp. Vegetable GlycerinDIRECTIONS 1. Make your simple syrup by heating sugar and water over a medium heat on the...

COFFEE DRINKS

Bourbon, Maple & Pumpkin Coffee

Bourbon, Maple & Pumpkin Coffee

YIELDS: Serves Twoingredients 16 Oz. Hot Coffee 3 Oz. Bourbon ½ Cup Heavy Cream 1 Heaping Tbsp. pumpkin puree 1 Tbsp. Maple Syrup ½ Tsp. Pumpkin pie spice Cinnamon dust to garnish DIRECTIONS 1. In a chilled bowl, whip the heavy cream, maple syrup, pumpkin and spices...

Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee

YIELDS: Serves One ingredients 1 Clear Glass Coffee Mug (6 oz.), heated with really hot water, then drained 1 1/3 Oz. Irish Whiskey 2 Sugar Cubes 2 Heaping tablespoons of whipped heavy cream DIRECTIONS 1. Heat your mug by filling with very hot water, then draining the...

FUN COCKTAILS

Black Velvet Cocktail

Black Velvet Cocktail

YIELDS: 1 Serving ingredients Guinness Stout beer (about 3-4 oz.) Champagne (about 3-4 oz.) DIRECTIONS 1. Fill a champagne flute half way with Guinness beer. Slowly top it with chilled Champagne. It will form a foamy head so be sure to pour slowly or over the back of...

Pink Lady Cocktail

Pink Lady Cocktail

YIELDS: Yields Two Drinks PREP TIME: COOK TIME: TOTAL TIME: ingredients 3 1/2 Oz. Dry gin4 Tsps. Grenadine1 large egg white2 Strips of lemon zest and 2 maraschino cherries, to garnish (optional)DIRECTIONS 1. Put two coupe glasses in the fridge to chill. Pour the gin...

Sparkling Cherry Prosecco Cocktail

Sparkling Cherry Prosecco Cocktail

YIELDS: Serves One ingredients 6 Oz. Prosecco 1 Maraschino cherry 1 pinch of edible glitter DIRECTIONS 1. Add the cherry and a pinch of glitter to a champagne flute. Top with Prosecco and serve. NOTE: Easy, beautiful and with just the right amount of sweetness, this...

Hot Chocolate Peppermint  Shots

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Shots

YIELDS: SERVES 6 ingredients 1 Cup Hot Chocolate ½ Cup Peppermint Schnapps 6 Tbsp. Whipped Cream 1 Small peppermint candy cane, finely crushed DIRECTIONS 1. Heat your hot chocolate on the stove until warm (not too hot). 2. Take the pot off the stove and add the...

A Snowy Christmas

A Snowy Christmas

YIELDS: Serves One ingredients 1 Oz. good quality Vodka 1 Oz. Amaretto Liquor 1 Oz. heavy cream 2 Tbsp. Whipped Cream Grated nutmeg, for garnish DIRECTIONS 1. Add ice to a shaker and add the vodka, amaretto and heavy cream. Shake for a full minute and strain into a...

New Orlean’s Style Hurricane

New Orlean’s Style Hurricane

YIELDS: Serves One ingredients 2 oz. light rum 2 oz. dark rum 2 oz. passion fruit juice 1 oz. orange juice ½ oz. fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon simple syrup 1 tablespoon grenadine Orange slice and maraschino cherry to garnish DIRECTIONS 1. Chill a large hurricane glass...

Frose`

Frose`

YIELDS: 6-8 servings PREP TIME: 0 hours 5 mins COOK TIME: 0 hours 0 mins TOTAL TIME: 8 hours 5 mins ingredients 1 750 ml bottle of rose wine 3 Cups frozen watermelon chunks 1 Cup frozen raspberries 3 Oz vodka 3 Oz Limoncello 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice from one large...

Lemon Berry Freeze

Lemon Berry Freeze

YIELDS: 1 serving ingredients 1 Cup of frozen berries & cherries ½ Cup of Ice 1 Tbsp. Lankato monk fruit sweetener or sugar 1 ½ Oz. Limoncello Liquor Strawberry and/or Lemon slices for garnish Sugar for rim of glass DIRECTIONS 1. Prepare your glass. I choose a...

Star Fruit Cocktail

Star Fruit Cocktail

YIELDS: one serving ingredients 1 Star fruit, rinsed thoroughly (you are going to blend this) 1 ½ Oz. Kinky Green Vodka 2 Tbsp. water 1 Tbsp. sugar Club Soda Slices of Star Fruit to GarnishDIRECTIONS 1. Wash your star fruit and cut out a beautiful slice in the middle...

Sloe Gin Fizz

Sloe Gin Fizz

YIELDS: one serving ingredients Ice cubes for drink 2 Oz. sloe gin 1 Oz. lemon juice 1 Tsp. simple syrup 1 cup ice to mix drink 4 Oz. club soda 1 slice lemon DIRECTIONS 1. Make the simple syrup. Add equal amounts of sugar and water and heat on the stovetop until the...

Kiwano Cocktail

Kiwano Cocktail

YIELDS: one serving ingredients 1 Kiwano Melon, cut in half and pulp removed 1 Lemon, juiced 1 ½ oz. good quality vodka Splash of 7Up Wedge of Kiwano fruit, as garnish DIRECTIONS 1. Blend the pulp of the Kiwano melon and the lemon juice until the seeds are well...

FROZEN COCKTAILS

Frozen Margarita

Frozen Margarita

YIELDS: Serves One ingredients 2 Oz. Tequilla 1 Oz. Triple Sec 1 Oz. Lime juice Cut lime and a slice of lime SaltDIRECTIONS 1. Chill your glass of choice for at least 20 minutes. Rub a cut lime around the rim and dip in a plate of salt to coat. 2. Add a cup of ice to...

Pina Colada

Pina Colada

YIELDS: 2ingredients 1/2 Cup Fresh pineapple chunks, frozen 2 Oz. Pineapple juice 2 Oz. Coconut cream 2 Oz. Rum 1 Oz. Dark Rum 2 Maraschino cherries PINEAPPLE SPEARS 2 Fresh Pineapple spears 1/4 Cup Malibu Rum DIRECTIONS 1. Place the pineapple spears in a shallow dish...

An Adult Orange Creamsicle

An Adult Orange Creamsicle

YIELDS: Yields 1 serving PREP TIME: COOK TIME: TOTAL TIME: ingredients 1 1/2 Oz. Vodka 1/2 Oz. triple sec 1 small scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream 2 Heaping Tbsp. Orange Sherbet 1 Oz. Fresh squeezed orange juice Orange slice, for garnish DIRECTIONS Add all the ingredients...

MOCKTAILS

Cucumber & Lime Aqua Fresca

Cucumber & Lime Aqua Fresca

YIELDS:8 Cupsingredients 4 cups water, or to taste 3 Cucumbers, peeled and chopped ½ Cup freshly squeezed lime juice (about 4-5 limes) 3-5 Tbsp. Swerve or Lankato Monk fruit sugar substitute Slices of Lime and Cucumber to garnish (optional)DIRECTIONS 1. Blend...

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Watermelon Agua Fresca

YIELDS: 8 Cups ingredients 4 Cups ripe, seedless watermelon, rind removed and cut into chunks 3 Cups water 3 Tsp. fresh lime juice, from one large lime 1 Tbsp. Swerve or Lankato Monk fruit sugar substitute Lime slices and watermelon wedges (to garnish, optional)...

PITCHER DRINKS

Cucumber & Lime Aqua Fresca

Cucumber & Lime Aqua Fresca

YIELDS:8 Cupsingredients 4 cups water, or to taste 3 Cucumbers, peeled and chopped ½ Cup freshly squeezed lime juice (about 4-5 limes) 3-5 Tbsp. Swerve or Lankato Monk fruit sugar substitute Slices of Lime and Cucumber to garnish (optional)DIRECTIONS 1. Blend...

Basic Bloody Mary Mix

Basic Bloody Mary Mix

YIELDS: Serves One ingredients 64 Oz. Quality tomato juice 3 Tbsps. Prepared horseradish sauce 2 Tbsps. Worcheshire sauce 2-4 Dashes of tabasco sauce 1 Tbsp. Celery seeds 3 Lemons, juiced Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to tasteDIRECTIONS 1.  Mix...

The Best Pitcher Margaritas

The Best Pitcher Margaritas

YIELDS: 12 Servings ingredients 36 Oz. Tequila¼ Cup Triple Sec1 ½ Cups simple syrup (I Cup of Sugar and 1 cup of water – see instructions)24 Oz. Lime Juice, fresh squeezed from about 24 limes12 Lime slices, cut from 3 limesSalt, to rim the glassesIce DIRECTIONS 1....

Sangria

Sangria

YIELDS:12 servingsPREP TIME:24 hours 10 minsCOOK TIME:0 hours 0 minsTOTAL TIME:24 hours 10 minsingredients 2 Bottles of Red Wine (Merlot, Cabernet or your favorite) 1/2 Cup of brandy 1/2 Cup of tart cherry juice 1 Green apple, cored and cut into slices 1 Nectarine,...

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