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Cocktails, Schmocktails: Tangerine 75 and Persephone's Peril
cap, captain miss america
teaberryblue
Last week's cocktail didn't go up because it wasn't my own recipe-- I just made traditional buttered rum.

THIS week, though, we have two cocktails!

Tangerine 75



For 6 cocktails:
1 tangerine plus 6 tangerine slices with rind
1 bottle Champagne, Prosecco, or other sparkling white wine
1 tb sugar
6 oz gin

Remove rind from 1 tangerine, cut into pieces and put into shaker or pitcher.
Muddle with sugar, add gin
Strain equally into 6 glasses
Top with sparkling wine
Add tangerine slices for garnish

Persephone's Peril



For 5 cocktails:
1 orange
1 lemon
1 tb sugar
7.5 oz gin
7.5 oz pomegranate soda
tonic water
1 tb + 1 tsp mint

Squeeze orange juice and lemon juice into shaker or pitcher
Add sugar and mint and muddle
Add gin and soda, shake or stir
Strain equally into glasses
Top with tonic
Add mint and orange zest for garnish


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nom nom nom

*slosh*

nom nom nom...

What are you nomming in between? Pies?

no it was nom nom nom (drink one)

*makes you sloshed as in drunk*

nom nom nom (drink two).

sorry - it was all about drinky nomminess. :)

maybe I should have said "slurp"?

:)

Someday I will visit you just so that you can make me a cocktail.

OMG That tangerine 75 sounds like heaven.

They both are! I was very pleased.

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