The necessary health-evil of the standard cocktail.
At least it’s easy to make, and if you make it yourself it’ll be about eleven times cheaper. You can also choose the sugar that goes into it. 223 more words
I looked at the little ugly fruit. Not one to have food remorse, I tossed one in my basket. Unloading groceries with my spouse, he held it up and laughed “You bought one sad prickly pear?” I smiled, “Yes- culinary challenge.” He continued to put away groceries and retorted “Well, you want boil it, smash it, and then make simple syrup for cocktails. 246 more words
Being that Andrew has his fancy mixologist job, shrubs and unique simple syrups have become something that I’ve been playing around with at home.
Earlier this week I made a strawberry-basil simple syrup which I handed out to a few of my co-workers that didn’t think those two items would taste good together. 179 more words
The classics are always my favorites — but sometimes I really like to add a fun or different ingredient to change things up a bit. Last week, we had a little cocktail party at our house with some friends, and I had about 5 blood oranges in my fridge that needed to get used. 229 more words