Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Spring Cocktails

Try these refreshing, light, spring cocktails

Watermelon Strawberry Martini

1 1/4 oz vodka
1/4 oz chambord

1 1/2 oz watermelon strawberry juice


fresh strawberries and watermelon cubes to garnish

combine juice, vodka and juice in shaker with ice, shake and strain into a chilled martini glass.

ganish with strawberry and watermelon

Honeydew Cucumber Mojito (makes 4 cocktails)

1/2 cup diced honeydew

1/2 cup diced cucumber (seeded)

4 or 5 mint leaves sprig of mint

1 tbsp honey

1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger

6 oz white rum

mint and cucmber to garnish

in blender, puree melon, cucumber, mint, ginger and honey.

mix in rum, pour over ice in highball glasses

garnish with mint, a cucumber slice and a straw.

Lemonade Martini

2 oz lemonade

1 1/2 oz vodka

1/2 oz triple sec

sqeeze of fresh lemon


a spalsh of soda

lemon zest to garnish

combine lemonade, vodka and triple sec and sqeeze of fresh lemon in shaker with ice. Shake vigorously, strain into martini glasses. top with a spash of soda, garnish with lemon zest.


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