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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

~*Bahama Mama*~

What a delicious tropical drink... excellent for a hot day.


Ingredients:
~1/2 oz Light Rum
~1/2 oz Gold Rum
~1/2 oz Dark Rum
~1/2 oz Coconut Liqueur
~Orange and Pineapple Juice
~Grenadine

Preperation:
~Fill glass with grushed ice
~Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice
~Mix well and strian into glass
~Fill 1/2 with orange juice and 1/2 with pineapple juice and a splash of grenadine.
~Finish it with a cherry and pineapple garnish

Thursday, March 25, 2010

~*French Kiss*~

The French Kiss is a concoction with spiced chocolates and raspberry, served in a chocolate drizzled martini glass.

Ingredients:
~3/4 oz Godiva White Chocolate liqueur
~3/4 oz Godiva Dark Chocolate liqueur
~1/2 oz Ketel One Vodka
~1/2 oz Captain Morgan
~3/4 oz Chambord

Preperation:
Pour all ingredients into a martini shaker.  Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass drizzled with chocolate sauce.  Garnish with a fresh strawberry on the rim.

ENJOY....  ; )

~*Saketini*~

Ever wanted to try the trendy Saketini?  Here is your chance to try the new Japenese Martini.

Ingredients:
~3/4 oz Sake
~3/4 oz Vodka
~1/4 oz Gin
~1 Slice Cucumber

Preperation:
~Pour Vodka, Sake, and Gin into a mixing glass with ice.  Shake well. Pour and strain into a frosted martini glass. And finish it with a cucumber garnish on the rim of glass.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

~*Marilyn Monroe Champagne Cocktail*~

Marilyn Monroe was famous for her love of Champagne... So they named a drink after her and I am a big fan of hers so I thought I would share this with you.

Ingredients:
~1 Shot Apple Brandy
~Dash of Grenadine
~And Finish with Champagne

~Many fruit wineries offer apple brandy, but if you dont have any, just get some apple juice and mix it with brandy.

Preperation:
~Add the Apple Brandy to bottem of the Champagne flute
~Add dash of grenadine
~Pour on the champagne and enjoy the luxurious life!

~*Blue Martini*~

What an awesome martini... so easy to make  :)

Ingredients:

~2oz Vodka
~1oz Blue Curacao
~White Creme De Cacao

Preperation:
~Chill martini glass
~Fill your shaker about 1/4 with ice
~Add ingredients
~Shake and pour
~Finish with a lemon or orange twist

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Something for a Cold Day

How about something that will warm you up from the inside out.. Maybe some whiskey, brandy, or a rum cocktail...

What about a simple Irish Coffee.. mm mmm good

Ingredients...
2 1/2 oz strong, hot coffee
1 1/2 oz Irish whiskey
1 tsp brown sugar
1 oz whipping cream

Preparation...
1. Pour the hot coffee, Irish whiskey, and brown sugar into mug
2. Stir well
3. Float the cream on top

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Merlot








Merlot is a red wine grape used for blending and for varietal wines.  Merlot is thought to derive from the Old French word, blackbird.  Merlot is a medium based wine with some hints of berry, plum, and currant.  Merlot is popular grape for blending with cabernet sauvignon.  It is also the most popular wine varietal in many markets. Merlot is one of the worlds most planted grape varieties.  The best quality merlot is grown in rocky, arid ground, and even in damp, cool climates.