Watermelon Tequila Sunrise

April 24, 2013

4 oz simple syrup 8 cups diced seedless watermelon (1 pound) juice of 1 lime 6 oz lightly packed fresh mint leaves 12 oz silver tequila Chambord ice mint In a blender, puree the watermelon until smooth. Set a fine-mesh strainer over a bowl and strain the watermelon juice, pressing gently on the solids to […]

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Watermelon Bellini

April 23, 2013

24 oz cubed seeded watermelon, frozen 2 tbsp simple sugar 1 lemon quartered 1 bottle chilled prosecco or sparkling wine Combine frozen watermelon, gomme syrup, juice of lemon, and 8 oz of wine in a blender. Pour about 3 oz of watermelon mixture into 8 champagne glasses. Top with remaining wine. Garnish with lemon twist […]

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Watermelon Gin Fizz

April 22, 2013

4 cups puree watermelon 6 oz gin ginger ale lime wedges Strain watermelon puree. Divide the juice among 4 ice-filled glasses. Add 1 1/2 ounces gin and squeeze juice from 1/4 lime to each glass. Fill with ginger ale. Garnish with the frozen watermelon and lime wedges.

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Blueberry Cocktails

April 21, 2013

Real blueberry drinks are so hard to find. Many times you’ve unwittingly ordered something super sweet that’s been artificially flavored and colored. And maybe you like that. And on occasion, we do too. Here’s a selection of blueberry drinks we think you’ll enjoy making at home. Blueberry Blossom Blueberry Caipirinha Blueberry Daisy Blueberry Infusion Blueberry […]

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Fresh Blueberry Daiquiri

April 20, 2013

1-1/2 ounces rum 3 ounces blueberries 1/2 lemon 1 to 2 tablespoons simple syrup In a blender, puree ingredients with ice. Blend until smooth. Pour into a large martini glass. Garnish with lemon wheel or twist.

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Blueberry Caipirinha

April 19, 2013

500 ml Cachaca or white rum 3 tbsp light brown sugar juice from 2 limes 8 lime wedges 1/3 cup blueberries 1 tbsp mint leaves In a pitcher, combine the sugar, lime juice and lime wedges. Use a wooden spoon to muddle the ingredients. Add ice and rum. Stir. To serve, divide the blueberries and […]

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Blueberry Blossom

April 18, 2013

1 oz rum 1/2 oz blueberry liqueur squeeze 1/2 lime juice 1 dash lime cordial Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add all ingredients. Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lime wedge.

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Ginger Syrup

April 17, 2013

2 cups sugar 2 cups water 2 cups fresh ginger Cut ginger into 1/8-inch slices. Bring sugar and water to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat to low. Add ginger and cover for 10 minutes. Stir. Strain ginger pieces from mixture. Keep syrup refrigerated in air-tight container.

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Blueberry Daisy

April 17, 2013

1 ½ oz gin ¾ oz blueberry liqueur ¾ oz fresh lemon juice 2 barspoons of blueberry syrup lemon seltzer fresh mint sprig Shake all ingredients except soda with ice until well combined. Strain into a Julep or Collins glass filled with cracked ice. Top with splash of soda. Garnish with twist of lemon and […]

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Blueberry Martini Jello Shooters

April 16, 2013

10 1/2 oz Stoli Blueberry vodka 1/4 tsp vermouth 2 oz simple syrup 3 1/2 (1/4 ounce) packets of gelatin powder 60 fresh blueberries In a saucepan, combine vodka and simple syrup. Add gelatin. Heat on low, stirring, until the gelatin is dissolved and incorporated into vodka mixture (about 5 minutes). Remove from heat. Place […]

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