Thursday, May 27, 2010

Summer has arrived.....serve up some Memorial Day Drinks

Kick off your summer this weekend - the right way - with some refreshing summer drinks you can serve at your Weekend Barbeques!

Some of our favorites....
Patio Lemonade {from hwtm}

1.5 oz vodka
.5 oz chambord
3 oz lemonade
mix ingredients, shake & serve. 
garnish with fresh berries or add a frozen cherry popsicle for some fun!

Watermelon Margarita {from martha stewart}

Makes 2 cocktails:
2 limes
4 tablespoons tequila
2 tablespoons vodka
1 tablespoon Triple Sec
2 cups watermelon, seeds removed
1/4 cup sugar
3 cups crushed ice

rub the rims of two glasses with a slice of lime each, and dip the rims in salt.
process the juice of 1 1/2 limes with the other ingredients in a blender until smooth.
add more crushed ice, and blend until slushy.

Classic Mojito {from}

1.25 oz. of your favorite Spiced Rum

12 mint leaves
1 teaspoon(s) sugar
.5 oz. lime juice
2 oz. soda water
Place mint leaves in bottom of glass.

add crushed ice, spiced rum, sugar, and lime juice, and muddle.
add soda water and garnish with mint leaves.
also try frozen

Welcome to Summer!!


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