PRH Dining In 2016

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Pink Squirrels & Grasshoppers?

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Classic cocktails make a comeback by Brenda Hillegas

Retro. Classic. Vintage. Whatever you call it, here are a few cocktails that need to hear the word “comeback”. Grab your cocktail shaker and start mixing!

Pink Squirrel

The Gimlet

The Grasshopper

➜ 1 oz Creme de Noyaux ➜ 1 oz Creme de Cacao ➜ 1 oz Heavy Cream

➜ 2 fluid ounces gin ➜ 2 fluid ounces

➜ 3/4 fluid ounce

Blend over ice, strain, serve.

sweetened lime juice ➜ 1 teaspoon white sugar ½ 1/2 cup ice ➜

Planters Punch

Rim wet glass with sugar, pour gin and lime juice over ice, strain and pour into glass.

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2 oz. orange juice 2 oz. pineapple juice 2 oz. lime juice 1 oz. white rum 1 oz. amber rum 1/2 oz. egg white 3/4 oz. grenadine 1 oz. Jamaican rum

Mix all ingredients except grenadine and Jamaican rum (top with those). Club soda optional. Add ice.

Sidecar ➜ 2 teaspoon white sugar ➜ 3 tablespoons Cognac ➜ 2 tablespoons of

Sloe Gin Fizz ➜ ➜ ➜ ➜ ➜ ➜ ➜

2 ice cubes 2 fluid ounces sloe gin 1 fluid ounce lemon juice 1 teaspoon simple syrup 1 cup ice 4 fluid ounces club soda 1 lemon slice

Combine sloe gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup in shaker. Add ice, cover and shake until chilled. Strain into a glass. Stir in club soda. Garnish with a slice of lemon.

Rusty Nail ➜ 2 large ice cubes ➜ 2 fluid ounces Scotch whiskey

orange liqueur ➜ 1 tablespoon lemon juice ➜ 1 cup ice

➜ 3/4 fluid ounce

Rim wet glass with sugar, mix the rest over ice, strain and pour into glass.

Combine Scotch and Drambuie. Add 1/2 cup ice and stir until chilled. Strain into glass.

Drambuie Liqueur ➜ 1/2 cup ice

creme de menthe

➜ 3/4 fluid ounce white creme de cacao

➜ 1/4 fluid ounce heavy cream ➜ 1 cup ice Combine creme de menthe, creme de cacao, cream, and ice. Cover and shake until chilled. Strain into glass.

Cedrone’s Flowers Any Occasion. Every Day.

Hot Toddy ➜ ➜ ➜ ➜ ➜

1 teaspoon honey 2 fluid ounces boiling water 1 1/2 fluid ounces whiskey 3 whole cloves 1 cinnamon stick (or pinch of ground cinnamon)

➜ 1 slice lemon ➜ 1 pinch of nutmeg

Pour honey, boiling water, and whiskey into a mug. Spice with cloves and cinnamon, and put in the slice of lemon. Let the mixture stand for 5 minutes then sprinkle with a pinch of nutmeg before serving. An easier way is to simply add your favorite liquor into your favorite cup of tea! Endless possibilities!

Wedding specialist, John Marotta, former owner of La Mimsoa has joined the staff of Cedrone's Flowers

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