Plum and Thyme Prosecco Smash

It’s the end of a long week, so it’s only right to kick off the weekend with a refreshing home made cocktail. This recipe is easy, fast and most importantly delicious. Anytime I can incorporate seasonal fruit, count me in. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 Plums 6 Thyme Sprigs Juice from one Lemon 4 Tbsp. Thyme Simple Syrup (1/2 Cup of Sugar, 1/2 Cup of Water, bring to a boil, remove from heat, add thyme sprigs, stir, and let cool.  Chill until ready to use.) 1 Bottle of Prosecco or your favorite bubbly Directions: Peel and chop 2 plums.   Muddle the plums with the thyme simple syrup and lemon juice until all of the plum juices have been released.  (You can […]

Kiwi Margaritas

    Ingredients: Yield: makes one margarita, can easily be multiplied  2 ounces Grand Marnier 1 1/2 ounces Tequila (I prefer silver) 2 ounces lime juice 2 1/2 ounces kiwi simple syrup [recipe below] lime + fresh kiwi or kiwi berries for garnish coarse salt for the rim Kiwi Simple Syrup  4 kiwi fruit, peeled 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup water Directions: Rim the ridge of your glass with a lime wedge and dip in a mix of coarse salt. Fill the glass with ice – I am really into crushed ice at the moment. In a cocktail shaker, combine the tequila, grand marnier, kiwi simple syrup and lime juice with ice, and shake for about 30 seconds. Pour over ice […]

The 5 Minute Peach-Strawberry Sangria

It’s Friday so you know what that means, cheers to the weekend! Start your weekend off the right way with a 5 minute Sangria, chop up some fruit, grab a few ingredients and in no time you’ll have a refreshing Sangria at your finger tips.     Ingredients: Serves 4 20 oz pinot grigio 4 oz peach brandy 16 oz ginger beer 4 small peach sliced 12 strawberries sliced