Cocktail: Ginger Fruit Spritzer


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Leftover fruit salad?  Check.
Bottle of (cheap?) Champagne? Check.

Now all you need is a bottle of awesome ginger liqueur!  This bottle of Domaine de Canton isn’t the cheapest, at about $30 a bottle, but it goes a long way, and is great for making innovative cocktails.  A little sweet ginger liqueur is also great to spruce up a glass of white wine.

This cocktail really was the result of some leftover fruit salad from a party, combined with my ginger addiction.  It turned out to be delicious!

Ingredients:
1 part Canton Ginger Liqueur
2 parts Champagne (or sparkling wine)
spoonful of fruit salad (or any chopped sweet fruits)

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Ginger fruit spritzer: Champagne, Ginger Liqueur, fresh fruit

Add all ingredients to a glass.  Optionally garnish with a spring of mint.

Refreshing and slightly sweet!

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Ginger Fruit Spritzer!

May 23, 2011
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The Bloomingdale cocktail


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Delicious, slightly sweet, berry and lime cocktail:

Two parts vodka, muddled with one ripe strawberry
1 part st germain elder flower liqueur
Dash of cassis / blackcurrant liqueur.. Chambord is a good substitute
Top with equal parts simply limeade and soda water

Mmmm
Feel free to play with the ratios, or use tonic instead of soda water for a less sweet mix, or fresh lime juice /mineral water/and simple syrup for more control over the sweetness.

March 26, 2011
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Welcome to the summer of tequila cocktail


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Handful of cilantro
1/2 lime
1 part silver tequila
1 part ginger ale
1 part simply limeade

salt garnish

Credit goes to my friends Christina and Nate!

Mmmmm

March 12, 2011
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