The Holidays are all about the parties and having fun with those you love. Most of us are adults here, so here are some fun drinks to try this season. If you get a little tipsy please call an Uber, Taxi or get a responsible driver to take you to your destination. Rember we all share the roads and we want to share the fun with you, and not past memories of you, so be safe and responsible.
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
- 3/4 cup pear vodka
- 1/4 cup brandy or cognac
- 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Thinly sliced pear (optional)
How to Make It
Combine first 3 ingredients in a small microwave-safe bowl; microwave at HIGH for 2 minutes or until boiling. Stir to dissolve sugar and salt completely.
Stir in vodka, brandy, juice, and vanilla. Garnish glasses with pear slices, if desired. Serve warm
Recipe for Cranberry Mimosa
- 1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice.
- Cranberry simple syrup.
- 1 bottle champagne or prosecco, chilled.
- Orange slices and cranberries for garnish.
- 1 1/4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries.
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar.
- 1/2 cup water.
Candy Cane Martini
How to Make It
Combine vanilla vodka, white creme de cacao, and peppermint schnapps in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously, and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with peppermint candy.
Reprinted with permission from 101 Martinis (Wiley & Sons, 2006) by Kim Haasarud; liquid-architecture.com.