Articles Tagged: sorbet

Christmas Cosmopolitan

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Cranberry sorbet turns a classic cocktail into a beautiful holiday treat. This Christmas Cosmo has the appeal of a traditional Cosmopolitan with the added oomph of a dessert … all without being too sweet.… Read more

Advanced Mixology: Margarita Sorbet

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If you’re feeling adventurous and looking for a challenge, this margarita sorbet made using liquid nitrogen could be your next undertaking! I had this at Tales of the Cocktail in July, and it has a wonderful melt-in-your-mouth texture and the familiar flavors of a margarita. I enjoyed the science-lab show as well.

Liquid nitrogen is dangerous! If you feel comfortable using it, please take all necessary precautions. Research its use thoroughly in addition to reviewing … Read more

Christmas Cosmopolitan

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Cranberry sorbet turns a classic cocktail into a beautiful holiday treat. This Christmas Cosmo has the appeal of a traditional Cosmopolitan with the added oomph of a dessert … all without being too sweet.

Ingredients

    2 oz cranberry sorbet
    ½-1 oz vodka
    ½ oz Cointreau
    ¼ oz freshly-squeezed lime juice

Instructions

With a shot glass, scoop out 2 ounces worth of cranberry sorbet and place in a cocktail shaker. Add vodka, Cointreau, and lime juice. … Read more

10 Boozy Ways to Beat the Heat

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I don’t know about where you are … but where we are it’s damn hot! Here are some recipes to help you manage during this unseasonable heat wave.

1. Raspberry Sparkler: Raspberries, Campari, tequila and blood orange soda will help you stay cool.
2. Pineapple Mai Tai: Also known as a Pai Tai, this island cocktail is made for hot weather.
3. Strawberry Basil Mojito: Load it up with ice and enjoy the perfect pairing

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Grapefruit Campari Sorbet

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Chef Jamie Oliver created this refreshing granita as an easy, light and elegant dessert. Yummy!

Ingredients

1 & 3/4 pints fresh squeezed grapefruit juice, strained

    14 oz superfine sugar
    7 oz Campari
    Juice of 2 lemons
    Juice of 2 oranges

Instructions

Whisk together the grapefruit juice and sugar. Add the Campari, lemon and orange juices. Freeze in an ice cream maker, or in a metal container for a granita texture.

Photo & recipe courtesy Campari.… Read more