Friday, July 26, 2013

Friday Foodday

Thanks for joining me on vacation week! This Friday Foodday we're looking at fun in the sun cocktails!

Melon Stand Cocktail
c/o The Kitchn
2 ounces Plymouth gin
1 ounce watermelon juice (See Recipe Note)
3/4 ounce Lemon juice
1/2 ounce Aperol
1/2 ounce simple syrup


In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine all ingredients and shake until well chilled. Strain into a Collins glass filled with ice. Garnish with a few watermelon balls on a pick. 
To Make the Watermelon Juice: Process cubes of watermelon in a food processor until completely broken down and liquidfied. Strain if desired.
The Cheeky Monkey
1 ounce citrus-flavored vodka, like Absolut Citron or Ketel One Citroen)
1 ounce yellow Chartreuse
2 ounces freshly squeezed orange juice
1 dash Peychaud’s Bitters (or a similar, orange-y bitters)
Orange twist, to garnish
Pour liquid ingredients into an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously for about 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and add garnish.
Boozy Strawberry Limeade
1 can (10 oz.) of Bacardi margarita mixers
1 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
3/4 can of water using the margarita mixer can
1-2 shots of rum 

  1. Throw everything in the blender and blend until all combined. If you need more water, add it slowly as you're mixing.
  2. Serve immediately.

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