Thursday, January 28, 2010

Think Summer with a Blue Bikini Martini!

I was trying to think of something new to try tonight. Nothing looked good to me - I know, I must have a fever! My new love is Blue Curacao....if you notice, it is in the Jamaican Paradise which I LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! So I looked on the good ole Internet and found one that I wanted to try.

Let me just start by saying I do not care for Gin at all. I never have. BUT I do love Peach Schnapps and Blue Curacao. So I decided to give this recipe a try and I am so glad I did! It is really good!! It is one of those I can only have one of but the one was worth it!!

I got the recipe from which has lots of fun drink recipes!

Blue Bikini Martini

45ml (or approx 1+ 1/2 oz) Gin
45ml (or approx 1+ 1/2 oz) Blue Curacao Liqueur
45ml (or approx 1+ 1/2 oz) Peach Schnapps
6 ice cubes

Blue Bikini Martini Recipe Directions
Into a cocktail shaker, pour the Gin, Curacao and Schnapps.
Add ice.
Shake well.
Strain and pour into a martini glass.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Chocolate Kiss Martini

So, today has been one of those days. You know the ones.....Kids making you nuts.....not getting half of what you want to get done actually day.....

Anyways, when I finally sat down tonight, I decided I have been neglecting my martinis lately. So of course I had to make one! Of course, I had very little ice. Story of my day. This martini is good for the day I had!

The perfect pre-Valentines Day drink. Chocolate and raspberry - Can't go wrong there! I got the idea for the drink from a website called I had to tweak it a little but it is really yummy!

Chocolate Kiss

2 oz Vodka - Vanilla
1/2 oz Bailey's Irish Crème
1/4 oz Chambord
1/4 oz Chocolate Liquer - I used Godiva
1 ounce milk or cream


Pour all ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Shake together, but not too vigorously - no more than five shakes should do it. Pour into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with white chocolate shavings, fresh raspberries or both.