Blood Orange Bourbon Cocktail Ingredients: 3 oz. Maker’s Mark bourbon 1.5 oz. blood orange juice 2 dashes Angostura Bitters .5 oz. thyme simple syrup (recipe below) Thyme sprig Orange peel Directions: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with 4 large ice cubes, stir with a cocktail spoon. Strain into a glass with 4 large ice cubes. Garnish with a thyme sprig and/or a twist of orange peel.
Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe -- 2 Yellow (pasta), 1 Red (ham), 2 Green (broccoli, carrots, red and yellow peppers), 1 Blue (cheese, chopped into tiny cubes or grated and chopped). Try this for your "Ranch" dressing: spices -- garlic powder, onion powder, dried (or fresh!) oregano, dill, chives, parsley, paprika and salt and pepper. base -- Greek yogurt with lemon juice.
Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Chicken ~ Chicken thighs, simply seasoned and slow cooked in the crockpot with a mixture of pineapple juice, brown sugar and soy sauce, that is thickened and brushed on as a finishing glaze.
Best Sangria Recipe! 1 bottle of red wine • ½ cup peach schnapps • ½ cup pomegranate juice • ½ cup fresh lemon juice (use fresh lemons!) • 2 peaches, sliced • 1 orange, sliced • 2 lemons, sliced • ½ pint of raspberries • 24 ounces of raspberry flavored soda water (or plain club soda)