Looking for a New Year’s Eve party cocktail?

Here is a fun, festive martini – The Blue Snowflake


Malibu Rum*
Cream of coconut
Pineapple juice
Blue Curacao
Sambuca, white
Coconut flakes (for rimming glass)

RimĀ chilled martini glass:
Squeeze dollop of coconut cream in center of plate
place generous amount of coconut flakes on a separate plate
Hold glass by stem, tilt and dip rim in coconut cream, spin until edge is well coated
Then, use same technique and drag rim slowly thru coconut flakes, until well coated

In a cocktail shaker:**
Fill 1/4 with ice cubes
3oz Malibu rum
1oz pineapple juice
1 tsp cream of coconut
1/2 oz blue Curacao
Dash of sambuca (too much will overtake the drink)
Shake well and pour, with the ice, into martini glass


*coconut flavored vodka can be used instead
**you can turn the martini into a frozen version, just by blending it

Salted Caramel Martini



So yummy!

So yummy!

I promised you drinks and here is your first one:

I created this treat for the Horseshoe Grille winter cocktail menu. Come on in and either I or one of our other incredible bartenders will be glad to wow your taste buds.

2oz Caramel Vodka
1oz Frangelico
1oz White Creme de Cacao
1/4tsp Kosher Salt

Fill cocktail shaker with ice and add above ingredients. Shake well. Strain into a martini glass drizzled with caramel and chocolate syrup. Garnish with a chocolate covered pretzel.

Whip one up and share pics of your masterpiece on my blog.