There is something impossibly festive about the shape of a martini glass, and I’m prone to serving non-alcoholic drinks in them for that devil-may-care feeling. I was prepared to do that one night when I headed to the fridge for Newman’s Own lemonade, until I remembered what the folks at City Steam Brewery created.
This is a pale pink, refreshing cocktail that can made on the sweet or tart side depending on how much simple syrup is added.
Since everyone on The Food Schmooze Party crew loves watermelon, we asked contributor Alex Province to create a cocktail using it. His fabulous Watermelon-Lime Martini was born, shaken vigorously and served icy cold. We think it’s one of the best “martinis” we’ve ever had.
What says summer the way raspberries and lemon do? This mini cocktail calls for raspberry-flavored vodka, which you can purchase, or make your own, by adding fresh raspberries to vodka in a large container and letting it sit for several days. Strain the vodka back into the original bottle. (We like to make our own […]
We’re pretty much all-in when we hear a drink is made with pineapple juice; it makes us think of Tiki bars, skull concoctions, and tropical air. This simple recipe combines Chambord, fresh lime juice and pineapple. When Faith serves these as a starter, she likes to grill pineapple until its caramelized for dessert; serve it […]