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Lauren Parker-Gill

Winter Sun

Posted by: on January 9th, 2013 Tagged in: ,

After the holidays are over and everyone is back to school and work, I always feel this dreary kind of lull wash over me. So when I set out in search of the first winter cocktail for 2013, I had one thing in mind; it needed to be bright and cheerful. The cocktail I stumbled upon at Two-Tarts was JUST what I was looking for … it is called The Winter Sun Cocktail.

- The juice of 4 clementines (about 1/2 of a cup)
- Juice of 1 small lemon (1 ounce)
- 1 oz of Triple Sec
- 3 ounces of vodka
− 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary
− Lemon zest
− Sugar

Moisten the rim of your glass with some fruit juice. Combine zest and sugar in a shallow bowl or plate. Turn the glass over onto the plate and coat with sugar. Pour the juices, triple sec, and vodka into a shaker with ice, shake well and then pour into a tumbler glass over ice. Garnish with rosemary sprigs – makes 2. Isn’t it gorgeous??? Cheers!

Images via www.two-tarts.com

Lauren is a wife, mother, coffee addict, purse fiend, martini consumer, gadget girl, & chocoholic. To go along with her coffee obsession, she calls her 3 boys Venti, Grande and Tall on her blog, Spill The Beans (for those keeping score - Testosterone: 4; Estrogen: 1). She has fabulous shopping skills, loves pop culture and is the FourSquare Mayor of her local Starbucks, of which, she is excessively proud. She also loves exercising, knitting, reading, writing, editing and has been [...] Read More