Archive for January, 2008

Mojito de Naranja (Thanks Mary!)

Monday, January 14th, 2008

1 1/2 ounces of Cointreau
1/2 ounce of light rum
3 basil leaves
2 lime wedges
1/4 slice of orange
2 ounces sweet/sour mix
Float of tonic water
Muddle the basil, lime and orange.
Add ice, Cointreau, rum and sour mix.
Shake and pour in a rock glass
(I add ice, booze and stir)
Top with float of tonic.
Garnish with orange wedge and basil leaves.

Ruby Grapefruit Margaritas

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

PREP TIME: About 5 minutes
MAKES: 1 1/2 quarts; 6 to 8 servings
In a pitcher (at least 2-qt. capacity), combine 3 cups ruby grapefruit juice (fresh-squeezed or purchased), 2 cups tequila, and 1 cup triple sec or other orange-flavored liqueur. Chill until cold, at least 1 hour, or up to 1 day.
Pour about 1/4 cup sugar […]