Friday, May 28, 2010

Cocktails and the City

Well I am in Vegas and because of this I am the only woman in America who has yet to see the beloved Sequel. I am hoping some of my friends will want to see it a second time so when I return i don't have to go alone :)

Keeping with my Sex in the City themed posts this week and considering it's Friday (and a holiday weekend at that) I found some cocktail recipes I thought sounded interesting and yummy. If you are having a SITC party or going with your g/f's to see the movie here are some you may want to try!

Pear and Elderflower Sangria


*Canton Ginger Liqueur
*St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur

Steep the above ingredients with:

*Fresh Asian pears
*White cranberry juice
*Chilean Savigon Blac (Michael says you could also go with Pinot Grigio instead)

Steep for 3 days minimum. Serve in Bordeaux glass and garnish with fresh Asian pears, blackberries, raspberries and a mint crown.

Rediscovered Cherry Cosmo

2 ounce(s) Smirnoff Black Cherry vodka

1 ounce(s) white cranberry

3/4 ounce(s) Cointreau

1 splash(es) fresh lime juice

Combine all the ingredients in a shaker, and add ice. Shake and strain into a glass. Garnish with fresh or dried cherries.

Oprah's Pomegranate Martini

  • 1 1/2 cups pomegranate juice
  • 2 ounces Absolute Citron vodka or white tequila
  • 1 ounce Cointreau liquor
  • Cup of ice
  • Splash of sparkling water (optional)
  • Squeeze of lemon (optional)

Shake ingredients in a shaker and put in chilled martini glasses.

Raspberry White Chocolate Truffle Martini

1-1/2 oz Van Gogh Raspberry Vodka
1/2 oz White chocolate Godiva
1-1/2 oz White crème de Cocoa
1 oz Raspberry Liqueur
3 Raspberries

Combine liquid ingredients in a shaker and shake over ice. Strain into glass. Garnish with raspberries on a pick.

Tropical Martini

1 1/2 ounces vanilla vodka
1 ounce coconut rum
1/4 oz fresh pineapple juice

Combine vanilla vodka and coconut rum. Add half pineapple juice in shaker strain over ice.

Happy Movie going Ladies! Have a fantastic Holiday weekend! See you when I get back from Vegas!! :)


  1. That makes two of us! I'm going on Sunday, but I feel like everyone else has already gone. I'm drooling over the pear sangria you posted. Hope you're having a great time in Vegas!


  2. I haven't seen it yet either. Going on Sunday with my best's our tradition to watch SATC together so I had to wait for her day off.

    thank you for these amazing recipes. The pear and Elderflower Sangria
    looks incredible. Going to try to make it tomorrow night.

    Have a fab time in Vegas beautiful. x

  3. i havent seen it yet!! so dont fret! hahaha!

    i can use some of those drinks right about now. hahaha! they all look yummy!