Sunday, November 22, 2009

Raspberry Citron Martini

This is a great summer sipper - Ray even liked it! Can you believe it?? He never likes my martinis! Life is good!! Anyways, here is the recipe. This is one I played with till it came out right - And it finally did!

2 ounces Absolute Citron Vodka
2 ounces Pomegranate Juice
2 ounces Raspberry Liquor
2 ounces Orange Juice
1 ounce Lime Juice

Mix all ingredients over ice in a martini shaker. Strain in a martini glass. This recipe can make 2 martinis depending on the size of the glass. Enjoy!!!!

Butterscotch Caramel Martini

This is a great dessert Martini. A little on the sweet side, but I will never be sweet enough!! This one was great on a Sunday afternoon while cleaning up the kitchen and listening to music!!

2 ounces Vodka
1 ounce Butterscotch Liquor
Splash of Cream De Cacao
Splash of Bailey's Caramel Liquor
Chocolate Syrup (for garnishing)

Line Martini Glass with chocolate syrup. Add all liquor to martini shaker with ice. Shake and strain into prepared glass. Enjoy!

Welcome Home Nana!!

After a fire happened at Nana & Grampa Kemp's house, and they lived in their camper for a good majority of the summer, It's finally just about done! All that is left in the house now is boxes of stuff to be gone through and put away but yesterday afternoon, while the boys were up on the roof fixing the antenna, Becky, Mom & I were downstairs enjoying our first of many drinks in the new kitchen. Here's to you Nana and Grampa - May we all create new memories in your new house!!

Coconut Pineapple Dream

2 parts Coconut Rum
1 part Vodka
Pineapple Juice
Orange Juice

Put ice in glass. Add Rum and vodka. Add pineapple juice and a splash of orange juice. Stir and Enjoy!

Friday, November 20, 2009

Absolut Comfort

This is another one from the same app for the i-phone or i-touch. I had no idea what Southern Comfort tasted like until I had this one and it was really good! The Grenidine was definetly the addition it needed to sweeten it up!

2 dash Grenadine
1 ounce Absolut Vodka
1 splash Club Soda
1 Splash Sour Mix
1 ounce Southern Comfort

Shake in a martini shaker and pour over ice in a cocktail glass.

Siberian Express Martini

for any of you who have an iphone or itouch, there is an app called mixology. I got this drink from there and it was very good! It is definitly a dessert martini but well worth it!

2 oz. Stoli Vanilla Vodka
1 oz. Chambord Raspberry Liquor
1 oz. Godiva Chocolate Liquor

Shake with ice and strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with a raspberry if desired

Perfect Pear Martini

This one is nice and sweet that's for sure! It was really good though - Another summer sipper :) :) :)

1 part Absolute Pears
1 part Sour Apple Pucker
1 part Sour Mix

Mix together in a martini shaker and strain - Enjoy!

Chambord Margarita

Can't go wrong with this one. When someone asks me my FAVORITE drink to make, it would have to be this one. I love margaritas almost as much as I love martinis! This one is a little fruity but still has the whole tequila experience - try it - you will LOVE it!

1.5 part tequila
1 part Chambord
2 part Sour mixture

Mix all the ingredients in a martini shaker. Pour into margarita glass (ice and all) rimmed with margarita salt (if desired). Garnish with lime wedge. ENJOY!

Banana Coconut Cream Martini

Yup - I tried it! I had no idea what I was in for or if the sink was going to get the most of it! I even had to have Nikki try it so that I could make sure I wasn't crazy!!

2 parts Coconut Rum
1 part Banana Liquor
1 part Milk or Cream

Mix all ingredients in a martini shaker and strain - tastes like a banana pina colada!! YUMMY!!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Pumpkin Martini

YUM! This one is one of those ones that you can only make if you have the pumpkin Liquor which in NH only comes out in the fall. I made my own simple syrup - 1 c. water and 2 c. sugar - boil them until the sugar is melted. Badda Bing there you go!!

3 parts Vodka
1 part Pumpkin Liquor
Splash of Simple Syrup

Mix all ingredients in a martini shaker and strain into a martini glass. Enjoy!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Electric Peach Martini

Peach Schnapps
Stoli vodka (or any other good vodka)
Splash cranberry juice
Splash orange juice

Mix all ingredients in a martini shaker with ice and strain into glass. Very good martini for the summer time!

Mudside Martini

1 part Kaluha
1 part Bailey's Irish Cream
1 part Stoli Vanilla Vodka
Chocolate Syrup

Swirl chocolate syrup in the glass. Put all of the alcohol in a martini shaker and shake with ice. Pour in prepared glass and enjoy!!

Thin Mint Martini

1 part Stoli vodka
1 part Godiva Chocolate Liquor
VERY SMALL Splash peppermint liquor
Splash of chocolate syrup

Place ice in martini shaker. Add all other ingredients making sure to be very careful with the peppermint liquor - it cacn be very strong! Shake and pour into martini shaker. Tastes just like a girl scout cookie!! YUM!!