Two Sip Cocktails

Mini Blueberry Smash

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Makes 2 mini cocktails Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Blueberry, Thyme and Raspberry Balsamic Shrub 2 ounce gin 1 ounce elderflower liqueur (like St. Germain) 3-4 ounces club soda fresh blueberries, for garnish thyme sprigs, for garnish slice of lemon, for garnish ice Directions: Fill a cocktail glass with ice. Add Blueberry, Thyme and Raspberry Balsamic Shrub, gin, elderflower […]

One Bite Appetizers, Two Sip Cocktails Menu

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

1 Limoncello Mint Spritz Proscuitto Parmesan Pinwheels Torta al Testo* with Bresaola, Arugula, and Lemon Garlic Mayonnaise 2 Keli’s Mini Mai Tai  Curry Garlic Shrimp on Madras Cheddar Shortbread Spicy Fried Chickpeas 3 Mini Blueberry Smash with Blueberry, Thyme and Raspberry Balsamic Shrub Peppered Strawberries on Goat Cheese Crostini with Aged Balsamic Vinegar Bleu Cheese […]

Keli’s Mini Mai Tai

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Makes 2 cocktails Ingredients: 1 ounce coconut rum 2 ounces POG (Passion, Orange, Guava Juice) Dark Rum float Pineapple spear Directions: Pour coconut rum into an ice-filled cocktail glass, stir Pour 1/4 ounce of dark rum over the back of a spoon to float on top of rum/juice mixture Garnish with a thin spear of fresh pineapple

Spicy Fried Chickpeas

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Ingredients: 2 (14 oz) cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 2 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon 1 tsp kosher salt, divided 2 teaspoons garam masala 2 teaspoons curry 1/4 – 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper Directions: Drain chickpeas into a strainer. Rinse and drain very well. Dry the chickpeas on a large sheet of paper towel, with another sheet laid […]

Blueberry-Raspberry Shrub with Thyme

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Ingredients: 1/2 pound fresh blueberries 1/2 pound fresh raspberries 5 sprigs fresh thyme 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup Ritrovo Selections Aged Balsamic Vinegar Directions: Macerate fruit and thyme in a glass bowl, mix in 1 cup sugar, stir thoroughly. Cover with a clean cloth and let sit on the counter for 2-3 days, stirring […]

Mini Berry-Prosecco Ice Cream Floats

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Serves 8 Ingredients: 1 bottle (750 ml) of dry Prosecco 1 pint mixed-berry ice cream, gelato, or sorbet Mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries) Fresh mint Add a mini scoop of ice cream to a coupe glass or dessert cup and top with Prosecco. Springle with mixed berries and garnish with a mint leaf. Enjoy!