Looking for a New Year’s Eve party cocktail?

Here is a fun, festive martini – The Blue Snowflake

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

Rim 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

Enjoy!
Amy

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

JULY 2014 DRINK OF THE MONTH

 

Summer time drinks should be refreshing and thirst quenching.
This drink does just that. But beware, it is easy to drink thru each one fast and furious!

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BERRY BUBBLER

2oz Vodka
3 Lemon Wheels, thinnly sliced
8 Raspberries
2tsps Granulated Sugar
Soda Water, I used flavored (mixed berry)

Drop berries, sugar and lemon wheels in glass
Muddle well, making sure berries are well mashed
Add Vodka
Pack on the ice
Shake, Shake, Shake
Now top with soda water and ENJOY!

Play around with the recipe. Use a variety of fresh berries or melon. Swap in lime for lemon. Swap in silver tequila for vodka.

Have fun in the sun!
Xo,
Amy

Penne Ala Vodka

I am a big fan of “sharing the love”. This young lady is far beyond her years and so is her palate. Definitely worth checking out this new “flog”.
Not to mention she married booze and pasta, two of my favorite things in this world!
Xoxo,
Amy

Young Foodie's Dilemma

Penne Ala Vodka

This was the best meal of my study abroad experience! It is also a home favorite. I got the craving for it after Facetimeing my dad who had said that he ordered it at a restaurant that opened close to our house but he thought mine was better 🙂 (Gotta love him!)

To make – Finely chop onions and garlic and cook in a pan with olive oil. Once soft, add vodka and cook until the alcohol is almost cooked off. (Hint – when you smell the pot, it will be done when the smell won’t almost knock you over lol). Then, place the mixture into a pot with crushed tomatoes. Once the sauce is warmed up, I added ricotta cheese, heavy cream, basil and parmesan cheese. I let the sauce heat up and become a homogenous mixture. (Some people suggest putting the mixture through the blender. I would recommend…

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