Cocktails

Easter Buffet Menu 2011

After the customary visit from the Easter Bunny, morning mass, and an egg hunt, here is what our family is serving for Easter

Bloody Mary

What could be better on one of the most stressful days of the year than a good, classic Bloody Mary?

cocktail of freshly squeeze ruby red grapefruits, ultimat vodka, sea salt and lots of ice

Salty Dog My Way

This Salty Dog, comprised of ruby red grapefruit and vodka, is one of my absolute favorite cocktails. It’s pretty low-cal as far as drinks go and makes such a refreshing treat on a hot afternoon.

Margarita with salt and ice

Margarita (Rocks/Salt)

Oh, the Margarita. I do love a good one. Some Margaritas get too sweet for my taste so I go lighter on the sugar in the simple syrup so the drink doesn’t get too bogged down with sweetness.

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Cocktail: Omar Sharif

We kicked off our cooking class with Peggy Markel by drinking this delicious cocktail named after the famed Doctor Zhivago actor Omar Sharif. The cinnamon adds an exotic touch. All the girls agreed that it tasted great, was really refreshing, and we were in such agreement that we decided we needed another round. You don’t […]

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Pear Martini

The Community Environmental Council held a benefit this fall entitled “Green Gala”. My good friend Merryl, of Merryl Brown Events, www.merrylbrownevents.com, and I collaborated in the styling of this event. My intention was to make a green-tini, but what I ended up with was a green fruit cocktail that lacked any green color. The cocktail had […]