Tasty Thursdays: Thanksgiving Cocktails

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving! Hope everyone enjoys their day with family & friends. (:

To add to some last minute Thanksgiving additions, here are a few cocktail recipes from Martha Stewart to top off the night! Each recipe yields 1 drink.

(top right) American in Paris:
Ingredients:
1 1/2 ounces bourbon
1/2 ounce creme de cassis
1/2 ounce dry vermouth
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Lemon slice
Directions:
Combine bourbon, creme de cassis, vermouth, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Add ice, and shake. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lemon slice.

(top left) Cider Smash:
Ingredients:
2 ounces bourbon
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
4 ounces chilled sparkling apple cider
Thin red-apple slice
Directions:
Pour bourbon and lemon juice into a tall Champagne glass. Top with apple cider. Garnish with apple slice.

(bottom) Cranberry Old-Fashioned:
Ingredients:
8 fresh or frozen cranberries
2 teaspoons sugar
2 dashes of Angostura bitters
1 strip (2 inches) orange zest
2 ounces bourbon
Directions:
Muddle cranberries, sugar, bitters, and orange zest with water in a medium glass until sugar dissolves. Pour in bourbon. Add ice cubes.
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38 comments :

Katie said...

They all sounds delicious! Happy Thanksgiving :)

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Yum! Have a lovey thanksgiving darling!

Josie said...

Mmmm, tasty! Happy Thanksgiving, gorgeous!
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Bree said...

Happy Thanksgiving, love. Thanks for the cocktail recipes! ;)

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Jewellery Bijou said...

Happy thanksgiving to you too!

Fabrizia said...

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ATTITUDEINABUNDANCE said...

Happy Thanksgiving!

AdamAlexMommy.com (Jasmine) said...

hey, audrey!
hope you're having a great thanksgiving day. i love your name because my niece's name is audrey also. :) great recipe - i'm a bad cook, so i can always impress my hubs with this. :)
enjoy the rest of the holidays!

frontrowspectator.com said...

Yummy. This is my favorite part of the holidays. The yummy and free drinks everywhere. lol

Grace said...

Happy Thanksgiving, Audrey!

Nandia said...

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Love Sushi and Fashion said...

I have to try this. Sounds great! <3<3

Nicole said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you!
Love your blog, so glad I stumbled across it :)

Erin said...

Happy Thanksgiving sweetheart! I hope you are having a great day!

xx

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Carrie said...

Thanks for sharing this! My mom would really like it. :D

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

:)
Carrie
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Anna said...

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving - if I wasn't so dead from overeating I might have just made these drinks. Thanks for sharing the recipe - I'll be sure to try them this weekend.

Pratishtha Durga said...

Happy thanksgiving, Audrey! These sound so good. Will have to give them a try.

Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

Kyla Callista said...

lovely blog :))
xx
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yiqin; said...

happy thanksgiving :)

Cafe Fashionista said...

I hope that you had a Happy Thanksgiving, Audrey! :)

Ballet News said...

Happy thanksgiving. SOunds just fab!

Couture Carrie said...

Yummy post, darling!
Hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving!

xoxox,
CC

yiqin; said...

happy thanksgiving :D

SabinePsynopsis said...

Yum! The 3rd one sounds especially tempting.
Wishing you a lovely Thanksgiving Weekend!

Sandra Leiva said...

Looks delicious!
Happy Thanksgiving! <3

Lodovico Wol said...

SPLENDID POST! THANKS FOR IT

Jen Umm said...

this is such a great post!! happy thanks giving!
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Oh to Be a Muse said...

i don't cook but these recipes are wonderful!

kristina@beancakes ★ said...

audrey ~ hope you had a great thanksgiving! and thanks for these great recipes!!
xx ~ kristina

my republic of fashion said...

I would love a cider smash right about now!! :)SarahD

Krysten @ Why Girls Are Weird said...

YUM! I just ate and now I'm hungry again!

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AiRene A. said...

looks delicious! hope you had a great thanks giving! and thanks again for sharing the recipe :)

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BlueVanilla said...

Great recipes and shop! So cute!
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Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

I'll take one of each!

Hope you had a great Thanksgiving :)

Fashion Tales.... said...

I want to make one!! Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Happy weekend! xx

Elle Sees said...

after holidays with fam, i need a cocktail or two! thanks.

Anna G said...

I hope you had an amazing Thanksgiving. I always need a drink with my family. It's always a large crowd.

Shea said...

What yummy cocktail ideas--I need to try the American in Paris! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!

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