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Recipes for Three-Ingredient Summer Cocktails - Interactive Feature. « PrevNext » Adapted from Lydia Reissmueller, Central, Portland, Ore.

Recipes for Three-Ingredient Summer Cocktails - Interactive Feature

This aromatic summer spin on the traditional gin martini takes its vivid hue from Strega, an Italian liqueur infused with saffron. For an added aesthetic boost, try garnishing with a long curl of cucumber cut with a vegetable peeler. Ingredients 2 ounces gin 1/2 ounce dry vermouth 1/4 ounce Strega 1 lemon peel strip, for garnish 1 cucumber strip (a long ribbon made with a vegetable peeler), for garnish.

Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times Preparation Combine the gin, vermouth and Strega in a cocktail shaker. Weekend Cocktail~ Pink Grapefruit Margaritas « There Goes the Cupcake… These margaritas will certainly liven up your weekend, both refreshing and delicious.

Weekend Cocktail~ Pink Grapefruit Margaritas « There Goes the Cupcake…

They are super simple to make, the only catch being, you need fresh limes, it really makes a difference. Make these at your next party, they are sure to be a hit. Pink Grapefruit Margaritas From: Barefoot Contessa’s How Easy Is That 1 cup ruby red grapefruit juice1/2 cup fresh squeezed lime juice (about 4 limes)1 cup triple sec orange liqueur3 cups ice1 cup silver tequila1 lime cut in wedges, optional Kosher salt. If you prefer to rim the glasses take a lime wedge and rim, then dip in salt, if you do not like a salted rim sprinkle a touch of salt in each glass, the salt really brings out the flavor.

Combine the grapefruit juice, lime juice, triple sec and ice in a blender. Makes 4 drinks. * Just as a note: it is important to use Ruby Red grapefruit juice, it is much sweeter than regular and it has the lovely pink color. Like this: Like Loading... Mango Frappe Recipe.

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Rehydration Smoothie. Perfect Iced Coffee. Iced coffee is my life.

Perfect Iced Coffee

When I wake up, often around the time party animals on the west coast are just heading home, I start each day not with a cup of freshly brewed hot java, but with a tall, blessed glass of creamy iced coffee in a glass. I’ve been an iced coffee freakazoid for years and years. To say I couldn’t live without it is an understatement. It gives me the tools I need to cope. Iced coffee is a complicated thing, and there are many different approaches. 1. Given the previous set of facts, one would assume that the logical solution would be to brew hot coffee, then transfer the brew to the fridge, allow it to cool, and use it to make iced coffee from there. There are reasons this method results in a smoother, richer, more delicious concentrate than simply brewing strong coffee and refrigerating it.

(Note: I’ve totally adapted/tweaked coffee/water amounts to suit my own tastes. I start with a big ol’ container. Rip open a pound of ground coffee. Pour in the coffee. Coffee and Caffeine FAQ. Mojito Recipe : 7 Best Margarita Recipes. Perfect Iced Coffee. Iced coffee is my life.

Perfect Iced Coffee

When I wake up, often around the time party animals on the west coast are just heading home, I start each day not with a cup of freshly brewed hot java, but with a tall, blessed glass of creamy iced coffee in a glass. I’ve been an iced coffee freakazoid for years and years. To say I couldn’t live without it is an understatement. It gives me the tools I need to cope. Iced coffee is a complicated thing, and there are many different approaches. 1.

Given the previous set of facts, one would assume that the logical solution would be to brew hot coffee, then transfer the brew to the fridge, allow it to cool, and use it to make iced coffee from there. There are reasons this method results in a smoother, richer, more delicious concentrate than simply brewing strong coffee and refrigerating it. (Note: I’ve totally adapted/tweaked coffee/water amounts to suit my own tastes. I start with a big ol’ container. Rip open a pound of ground coffee. Pour in the coffee. Hi, Julie!