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cava cocktail

Makes 8 cocktails Cava is a sparkling Spanish wine for which you can substitute champagne or prosecco if you prefer. The results are a fresh twist on the classic bellini. 16 tablespoons peach nectar 1 750-milliliter bottle cava Fill each champagne coupe or flute with 2 tablespoons peach nectar. Top off with cava, and stir. viagra sildenafil

bubbly bride

Makes 4 drinks Fizzy and a bit sweet, this cocktail is a lovely blue color. 4 ounces vodka 4 ounces white-cranberry juice, plus 1 ounce for coating rims Pinch of blue decorating sugar for rims 4 tablespoons club soda 4 dashes blue curaçao In a cocktail shaker, combine the vodka and cranberry juice. Brush the rims of 4 coupe champagne glasses or ...

prosecco pomegranate punch

Serves 8 Prosecco, a sparkling Italian wine, lends a festive spirit to any get-together. Feel free to substitute champagne. Prepackaged pomegranate juice (much easier than juicing a pomegranate!) is available at grocery stores. Look for the Pom brand pomegranate-tangerine blend. 2 750-milliliter bottles prosecco 12 ounces Pom pomegranate-tangerine juice 4 ounces brandy 2 ounces Grand Marnier (orange liqueur) 2 tangerines, sliced ...

pomegranate cherry sakejito

Makes 2 cocktails This is, of course, a twist on the mojito. I’ve replaced the rum with sake and added a few unexpected flavors to create magic! 1 lime, quartered 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves 1 teaspoon superfine sugar 4 ounces sake (use a light or smooth style, such as junmai or ginjo) 2 ounces pomegranate juice 1 tablespoon Cherry Syrup (see ...

frozen sunset

Makes 1 drink 2 scoops lemon sorbet 8 ounces pomegranate juice 4 ounces blood orange juice 2 ounces peach nectar 2 slices blood orange for serving In a blender, mix all ingredients except the orange slices and blend on low speed. Pour into highball glasses and serve with a straw and a slice of blood orange for garnish.

tunisian mint tea

Serves 8 I first sampled this delicious, very sweet tea in an outdoor café in Tunisia. Its intense flavor is balanced by the earthiness of the pine nuts. Feel free to adjust the sweetness to your own preference. 3 individual bags black tea (or the equivalent in loose tea) ¾ cups sugar, or to taste 2 large handfuls mint ...

muddled berry lemonade

Serves 6–8 Try to get the best raspberries. Their tart sweetness will work beautifully with the lemonade. 1 cup fresh raspberries, rinsed and dried 1 cup fresh strawberries, tops removed, halved 1 handful fresh mint leaves, stems removed ½ gallon (64 ounces) sweetened pink lemonade (or substitute regular) In the bottom of a pitcher, muddle the raspberries, strawberries, and mint leaves ...

amaretto hot chocolate

Makes 1 hot chocolate drink ²⁄³ cup milk 5½ tablespoons good-quality Mexican cocoa 1 ounce amaretto Whipped cream (optional) In a saucepan over medium heat, warm the milk. Add the cocoa and stir. Remove from the heat and stir in the amaretto. Pour into a mug or glass and top with whipped cream, if you like.

plum wine sprizter

Makes 1 cocktail Plum wine is available in Asian markets. Its earthy sweetness is nicely accented with the brightness of the orange juice and the fizz of the club soda. 4 ounces plum wine 2 ounces orange juice 2 ounces club soda Pour the ingredients over ice and stir.

french peach brunch punch

Makes 1 cocktail 3 ounces Lillet Blanc 2 ounces orange juice 2 ounces peach nectar 1 ounce club soda Peach slice, for garnish Mix all the ingredients together and serve over ice. Garnish with a fresh slice of peach.