Cocktail of the Week: Bellini

Bellini It is a glorious time for summer peaches and what goes better with peaches than a little sparkle of Prosecco?!

2 large, ripe Peaches
12oz of your favorite Prosecco (approximately ½ bottle)
Fresh Mint – optional
Makes 4

Slice peaches in half, remove the pit and place into a blender or food processor. Puree until smooth. Two large Peaches should yield approximately 8oz of puree. Mix 12oz of Prosecco with 8oz of Peach puree. Serve in tall champagne flutes. For a fresh twist to this traditional cocktail, before you puree add a handful of fresh Mint to the Peaches – garnish with Mint.

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Cocktail of the Week: Tomato Martini

Tomato MartiniCocktail of the Week: Tomato Martini
It’s that time of summer when fresh, ripe tomatoes are everywhere. Mix up a little tomato vodka and enjoy sipping the fresh flavors of summer!

1 lb ripe tomatoes – one big beefsteak may be enough!
8 oz of your favorite Vodka
½ oz of Dry Vermouth
1 tsp Red Wine Vinegar
Pinch of Salt
Cherry Tomato, Basil and Olives for garnish
Makes 4

Cut the Tomato into quarters and place into a blender or food processor. Pulse a few times. Add Vodka and blend to a fine puree.
Strain the puree into a bowl or pitcher using a fine mesh strainer. Add Dry Vermouth, Red Wine Vinegar and a pinch of Salt. Pour into a shaker with ice – shake and pour into chilled glasses.
Garnish with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Olives. Enjoy!

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Cocktail of the Week: Julia’s Front Porch Special

Julia's Fron Porch SpecialThis refreshing sip of relaxation comes from the bride whisperer Julia. That girl knows how to keep people calm and happy!

1 ½ oz Hendrick’s Gin
1 oz Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
1 tsp Simple Syrup
Tonic Water
Watermelon
Fresh Cucumber
Fresh Rosemary

Cut your cucumber in half and peel one half. Cut a ¼ inch slice from the peeled half.
Cut a small piece of watermelon approximately 2″ x 2″ x 1″.
Add Cucumber slice, Watermelon piece, Gin, Lime Juice, Simple Syrup and a few leaves of Rosemary to the shaker and muddle until the Cucumber and Watermelon are reduced to a pulp.
Cover and shake well. Strain as you pour over ice.
Top off with Tonic Water.
Garnish with a slice of the un-peeled Cucumber and a sprig of Rosemary.
Sip and relax, repeat.

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Cocktail of the Week: Tropitutti Punch

TropituttiCocktail of the Week: Tropitutti Punch

Savor the flavors of the tropics in this fun punch. Great for large batches or just large drinks!

1 ½ oz Meyers’s Rum
1 oz White Rum
½ oz Cointreau or your favorite orange liquor
5 oz Pineapple Juice
3 oz Orange Juice
Fresh Pineapple and Orange Slices for garnish
Makes two drinks in rocks glasses or one very tall drink

Place all ingredients in a shaker with a little ice and shake well.
Pour over ice into two rocks glasses or one very large glass.
Garnish with Pineapple and Orange. Limbo!
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