Baby, it's cold outside . . .cocktails



Here are a few winter recipes someone crumpled up inside a snow ball and crashed against my office window (for which I am grateful) sure to elevate your holiday party into a sensation talked about well into the new year. 




Winter Star Nog

2 oz. Skyy Vodka

4 oz. Abuelita Hot Chocolate (prepared and cooled)
½ oz. Espresso
¼ oz. Agave Syrup

1 Sage Leaf
1 Red Jalapeno
1 Green Jalapeno
White Chocolate for Garnish

Score the red and green jalapeno peppers. Muddle all ingredients together in a shaker and shake vigorously. Double strain into a white chocolate rimmed rocks glass. Garnish with red and green chilies.






Winter Star Martini

2 oz. Skyy Vodka

1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

¼ oz. Agave Syrup (or Simple Syrup)
½ oz. Raspberry Compote (or Jam)
½ Ripe Green Pear

3 Raspberries for Garnish

Chop the pear into pieces. Muddle ingredients together in a shaker and shake vigorously. Double strain and g
arnish with raspberrie.




Spicy Sage Margarita

2 oz. Avión Silver
¾ oz Jalapeño Infused Elderflower Liqueur
½ oz Orange Juice
¼ oz Lemon Juice
½ oz Lime Juice
¾ oz Simple Syrup
4 Sage Leaves


Muddle sage. Add all ingredients. Shake. Double strain. Pour over new ice in cocktail glass. Garnish with sage leaf with a salted rim