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One of our favorite restaurants, Texas de Brazil , has a signature drink that hubby and I love to order everytime we go – its called a Caipirinha.
I whipped this up a couple of years ago for a party and time and time again, it never fails.
I’ve seen the idea of presenting jello shots in a citrus rind around the internet a few times, but when I saw how That’s So Michelle made hers look like little watermelons, I knew I had to make them ASAP.
SUMMER IS HERE!
I know it’s not technically summer yet, but we’ve already had our fair share of 90-degree weather here in Dallas. When it gets that hot, you need something cold and refreshing to cool you off. Joel and I were working in the yard last weekend and got really hot; at the end of the day after all that digging, planting and sweating, a nice tall glass of this sangria hit the spot big time!
Opera rehearsals have been taking their toll lately, and I feel like I’ve barely seen Joel at all these past 3 weeks.
About a month ago, my Chocolate Covered Strawberry Shot Glasses were featured on reddit.com , spiking the number of visits to my blog that day, and also gaining some very interesting comments. This one particularly stood out: “I love how this blog is mostly gorgeous baked goods – but every now and then she makes variations of shots – I’m picturing a young Martha Stewart who is periodically DRUNK OUT OF HER SKULL with fruit on her face”.
1. Place the puree in the bottom of a champagne glass.
Preparation Bring tamarind and 2 cups water to boil in small saucepan. Reduce heat; simmer until tamarind is soft, stirring often and breaking up with wooden spoon, about 25 minutes.
In a cocktail shaker, combine the mint leaves with the Simple Syrup and lime juice.
Line heavy large pot with heavy-duty foil. Sprinkle wood chips over bottom of pot; cover.
http://www.bars-and-bartending.com/drink-recipes.html Don't worry, it's not the KGB, its just a White Russian.
Magic and mystery, Are part of their history, Along with the secret, Of gummiberry juice.
The Hot Jenever Toddy is based on a classic Hot Toddy or a Hot Gin Toddy. The full herbal flavor of the liquor complements the spices typically added to these beverages and works well with both honey and sugar. Jenever is a strong hard liquor distilled from maltwine and a blend of botanicals (mostly juniper berries).