Saturday, March 1, 2014

Cocktails for the Oscars!

Are you going to be tuning in to the Oscar's tomorrow night?? Here are two fun cocktail ideas to try if you are gathering friends over to view the festivities....


1. 2 oz of bourbon whisky
2. 1oz dry vermouth
3. 3 dashes orange bitters
4. orange slice for garnish

1. Combine the whiskey, vermouth and bitters over ice and stir.
2. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a generous orange slice.

{image and recipe via Camille Styles}

French Pear Martini

1. 1.5 oz st. germain elderflower liqueur
2. 1.5 oz pear vodka
3. chilled champagne
4. granulated sugar for the rim
5. 1 lemon, wedged
6. 1 pear, sliced

1. To prepare martini glasses, run a lemon wedge around the rim and dip into sugar.
2. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine st. germain and pear vodka. Shake vigorously until well chilled.
3. Strain into a prepared martini glass and top with champagne.
4. Garnish with a round of pear and a festive stir stick.

{Image and Recipe via Style Me Pretty Living}


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