Ingredients 1 small celery rib, chopped.75 oz simple syrup 2 oz. London dry gin.75 oz lime juice . Instructions Add celery and simple syrup to base of cocktail shaker and muddle, about 30 seconds.
The best cocktails are really easy to recreate at home with a few simple ingredients and a stocked bar cart. Leave the blenders, bitters and obscure ingredients to the pros and make one of these 15 easy cocktail recipes instead, all of which you can whip up with ingredients already in your kitchen.
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Place salt on small shallow plate. Rim two glasses with lime wedge, then dip in salt to coat rim. Divide tequila, triple sec, and lime juice between 2 glasses and stir to combine.
Margarita recipe twists Spicy margarita. Margaritas pair beautifully with spicy flavours so try adding a dash of hot sauce to the recipe above (there’s a blood orange variety of Cointreau that works well). Make a chilli salt for the glass rim by mixing together ½ tsp of mild chilli powder, 1 tsp of sea salt flakes and the zest of ½ a lime.
Method. Pour the Tequila, orange liqueur and lime juice into a cocktail shaker. Add a handful of ice cubes and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds.
When talking Margaritas, it’s easy to get lost in stories about who invented the drink or get mired in debates over salt versus no salt; blended or frozen; triple sec, Cointreau or Grand Marnier. In our opinion, this version is the tried-and-true recipe for the best Margarita you can make. Memorize it, and you’ll always impress.
If you prefer a tart margarita, pour equal amounts of triple sec and lime juice or try 1 ounce of lime juice and 1/2 ounce of triple sec. To make it a little sweeter, add about 2 teaspoons of simple syrup or agave nectar. For a simple twist, try a blue margarita.The recipe simply substitutes blue curaçao for the triple sec to create a stunning drink with the same flavor.
It goes down easy and tastes decent with pretty much anything—which can too often result in ordering another vodka tonic. Break out of the box with these Moscow Mules, punches, slushies, and more.
Paul Johnson / E+ / Getty Images. Rum is a perfect base for the popular hot toddy, adding both the booze and the sweetness that the drink needs.It's warm and comforting, just what you want on a cold winter day. The grand rum toddy takes that simple hot cocktail to another level. The recipe adds citrus with an orange liqueur and a hint of lime. Once the hot water is poured, the aroma opens up ....