This summer, try one of these Floral Cocktails from House Beautiful Magazine for a treat that is both refreshing and beautiful. You can also leave out the alcohol for delicious mocktail versions of these drinks: Which of these would you most want to try?
Homemade Orange Vanilla Sugar makes a sweet gift! Sugar is infused with orange essential oil, vanilla and real orange zest. SO good in hot or iced tea, sprinkled over buttered toast or used in baking recipes!
Watermelon Lime Vodka-Tini White sugar to rim the glass 3 1-inch cubes of watermelon, seeds removed 6 drops of lime juice 1/2 teaspoon agave nectar (simple syrup will also work) 3 ounces vodka Crushed ice 1 half-inch chunk of watermelon, with a toothpick in it, for garnish Rim a martini glass with white sugar In a cocktail shaker, muddle the watermelon with the lime juice and agave nectar. Add vodka and crushed ice, shake until mixed well Strain the drink into the prepared martini glass
American Chatillon Co. Sterling silver and engraved glass martini shaker, c.1900. This fine quality antique cocktail shaker features a beautiful etched pattern on the glass and sterling silver lid, cap and rim.