Issue 14Living Smart
Sexy Love Potions for V-Day
It’s February 14th and love is in the air. You have a special evening planned, with a romantic dinner for two, but are looking for ways to dial-up the heat. While champagne and wine always make for great accompaniments to a delicious meal, why not serve something with a bit more flair? If you’re really looking to impress, try one of these mixes:
What You’ll Need
1 oz. (2 tbsp) citrus-flavored vodka
1 oz. (2 tbsp) raspberry-flavored vodka
1/2 oz. (1 tbsp) Chambord
1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
1 tbsp simple syrup
2 tbsp cranberry juice
Raspberries, for garnish
Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice.
Add vodkas, Chambord, lime juice, simple syrup and cranberry juice.
Shake or stir until well chilled.
Strain into a martini glass.
Garnish with raspberries and serve.
1 1/2 oz. bourbon
1 oz. ruby port, (sweet)
1 oz. Kahlua
1 1/2 oz. heavy cream
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
Add liquids and shake vigorously for 10 seconds.
Strain into a large chilled martini glass.
Gently sprinkle nutmeg on top.