Makes 1 serving Combine the cognac, brandy, simple syrup, and egg white in a cocktail shaker (do not add any ice), and shake until foamy. Add ice to the shaker and shake again until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with nutmeg.
The word “shrub” comes from the Arabic word sharab, meaning “drink.” The main components of a shrub are fruit, sugar, and acid—and if you have any overripe or bruised fruits, throw them in, too! Makes 2 cups or 12 drinks You can keep your shrub base in the refrigerator […]
Makes 1 serving Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the bourbon, ginger beer, simple syrup, lemon juice, and blueberry purée. Shake until well-chilled, then strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with blueberries.
Yields 8 portions Ingredients 16 limes 1 cup sugar 2 cups cachaça Crushed ice, as needed 1 lime, thinly sliced Directions Cut the limes in half lengthwise, remove the white pith in the center, and cut into wedges. Divide the limes and sugar between 8 cocktail glasses and, using a […]
Makes 1 cocktail Combine the ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with the rosemary sprig. Honey-Herb and Tea Base Makes about 1 1/2 cups In a saucepan, combine the water, honey, thyme, and rosemary. Bring to a simmer and cook for […]
Makes 8 to 10 servings Come summertime, we think any cocktail can be made better by freezing, and the Aperol Spritz is no exception. Though it is perfect just the way it is, experiment with this recipe to make it just right for you! Add fruit juice, berries, or a […]
Makes 8 Servings Ingredients 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup water 1 1/4 cups lime juice (from about 10 limes) 3 lb crushed ice 1 cup mint leaves Directions In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar and water and simmer to dissolve the sugar, about 1 minute. Set aside […]
Makes 1 cocktail This cider cocktail is inspired by the famous (or infamous) holiday fruit cake, and it is a fun seasonal drink for fruit cake lovers and skeptics alike. Drawing on the essence of the cake–fruit, spice, and dark spirits–this drink is easily customizable using your favorite flavors, like […]
Makes 8 servings Chef’s Note: Basil can be substituted for the hibiscus flowers to make basil water.
Makes 1 serving This isn’t your every day margarita! Dried hibiscus is used to make tea in Mexico and the Caribbean, and we love it for its floral, slightly tart flavor. It’s perfect as the base of a margarita that is a touch sour and just sweet enough to be […]
Makes 4 to 6 servings Hibiscus tea (which is the primary ingredient in this soda) is slightly bitter, a little tart, and not at all sweet, so we balance it with a touch of honey. You can also serve simple syrup on the side for guests to sweeten, as they […]
Makes 8 servings This horchata and coffee mixture is refreshing and lightly spiced, making it the perfect pick-me-up on those warmer fall days. Adjust the amount or horchata or coffee to your preference, or you can even substitute the brewed coffee for one or two shots of espresso or cold […]