Tales of the Cocktail kicks off today, and although I couldn't be there in person (I sadly had a work conflict), I feel like I'm still there in spirit! And this handy dandy illustrated guide to 30 cocktails, from Food Republic , will certainly help us
BLOOD ORANGE VODKA MARTINI - 2 parts vodka 2 parts freshly squeezed blood orange juice part simple syrup (easily made by bringing equal parts sugar and water to a boil and letting cool after sugar dissolves) part triple sec ice
A modern classic the cosmopolitan which features citrus vodka (also known as vodka citron) & cranberry juice, along w/a touch of triple sec (the official recipe calls for Cointreau, any quality triple sec will do the job!
Lemon Drop - Remember the old-timey hard lemon candy found in homes around the country? This cocktail is the adult equivalent of that childhood favorite. It combines citrus, orange liqueur and for the perfect blend of tart and sweet.