Friday, December 28, 2012

Friday Foodday

Happy Friday lovebugs! Today's post will be for New Year's cocktails!

The Rickey (the official cocktail of Washington, DC)
c/o Delish

  • 1 1/4 ounce(s) Tanqueray London Dry Gin
  • 1/4 ounce(s) lime juice
  • 1 ounce(s) soda water
  1. Stir together Tanqueray London Dry Gin and lime juice.
  2. Serve over ice in highball glass.
  3. Top with soda water.

French 75
  • 1 cup gin
  • 1/2 cup No-Cook Simple Syrup (see below)
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • Champagne
  • Lemon twists (for garnish)

  • Directions
  • To make our No-Cook Simple Syrup, combine 2 cups each superfine sugar and water in an airtight container. Cover and shake until sugar dissolves. Makes 3 cups.
  • Stir gin, No-Cook Simple Syrup, and fresh lemon juice with ice in a medium pitcher for 10 seconds. Strain into Champagne flutes or coupe glasses.
  • Top with chilled Champagne (Prosecco or other sparkling wine works in a pinch). Garnish with lemon twists.

  • Cranberry Prosecco Cocktail
    1 cup frozen cranberries, thawed
    1/4 cup sugar
    1 bottle (750 milliliters) prosecco, chilled 

    Place the cranberries and sugar in a bowl and macerate for at least 1 hour, or up to 6 hours. Stir the berries occasionally, lightly mashing them. Place 1 tablespoon of macerated berries in each of six champagne flutes. Fill the flutes with prosecco and serve.


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