From cookbook author Diane Rossen Worthington. Sauce: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 leek, light green part and white part, cleaned and finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups favorite marinara sauce 2 tablespoons sun-dried tomato pesto (store-bought) or homemade (see below) 3 tablespoons vodka 1/3 cup whipping cream or creme fraiche Salt and … Continue Reading →
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At Sagra Italian Trattoria in Austin, Texas, they’ve adopted a “farm-to-tumbler” approach for the summer. Bartender Mason Popp created a cocktail program that incorporates herbs grown in the restaurant’s greenhouse. Doesn’t get much fresher than that. 3-4 large leaves fresh basil torn into pieces 3 ounces vodka 1/2 ounce ginger simple syrup (see recipe below) … Continue Reading →
” ½ ounce vodka ” ½ ounce Frangelico ” ½ ounce white crème de cacao ” ½ ounce Baileys Irish Cream Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass, or in a rocks glass over fresh ice.
4 cups chilled cranberry-juice cocktail 2 cups chilled orange juice 2 cups vodka 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier or other orange liqueur 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg Ice cubes 2 oranges, thinly sliced Mix first 8 ingredients in large glass pitcher; stir until well blended. Refrigerate … Continue Reading →
This tart-sweet cocktail makes a nice spring and summer drink for special occasions. A lemonade with kick! Sugar for rimming glass 1 sugar cube 1/2 ounce vodka 1/2 ounce lemon juice Add sugar to rim of an old-fashioned glass, and drop a cube or packet of sugar into bottom of glass. Pour vodka and lemon … Continue Reading →
This original love potion from Centaur nightclub’s Sean Harrington can be created by you and a loved one on this romantic holiday to warm up your evening. 6-8 fresh raspberries (more for garnish) 1 lime wedge 1 1/2 ounces vodka 3/4 ounce triple sec 3/4 ounce white grape juice Club soda Muddle 6-8 fresh raspberries … Continue Reading →
Equal parts of Kahlua and Stolichnaya vodka, and then topped with soy or skim milk.