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Blood Orange Rosemary Cocktail

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Sometimes you just need a good, tasty, girly drink. If you’re me, you sometimes need two good, tasty, girly drinks. I “double fisted” these bad boys in the name of art.  I’m starting a personal photography project titled “leftovers” in which I eat food and then take photos and style whatever is left. There is something so satisfying to see an empty plate with a full belly.

So I drank both of these drinks in about 3 minutes. What a head rush. It had to be done.

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I’m a lightweight so I quickly became giggly and started saying ridiculous things. Thankfully, Joe brought me a sandwich from an epic deli and I got something in my stomach to fight with the alcohol and make me coherent again. I’m kidding… I wasn’t that sloppy!

I’ve wanted to make a herb infused simple syrup for a long time so I finally just did it. I don’t know what took me so long, it’s just sugar, water and whatever herb you want.

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This is one of my favorite photos from my new leftover series, what do you think? I’m in love. A little red lipstick mark would have been tops! or trashy, I don’t know.

It’s too bad I don’t have any lipstick to give it a shot.

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This is the perfect cocktail for winter and for Valentine’s Day. I deem this Blood Orange Rosemary Cocktail the drink of February.

This sunny citrus fruit is perfect to help you forget the snow and to share with your honey.

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I’m normally a bourbon girl but for this drink I opted for vodka. Mainly because it was snowing outside and I only had a few shots of vodka left in the house. I need to remedy this with a bottle of bourbon! Pun intended!

I mixed this drink with the help of my fancy OXO Steel Angled Measuring Jigger and my OXO Good Grips Press & Pour Cocktail Shaker. I felt like a real bartender… All that shaking,  pouring and garnishing with fancy herbs and fruit.

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Blood Orange Rosemary Cocktail

This blood orange cocktail is so sweet, it is perfect for a Valentine’s Day drink for two. It's also a great use of the abundant winter citrus!

Yield: 2

Prep Time: 05 min

Cook Time: 00 min

Total Time: 05 min

Ingredients:

1/2 cup blood orange juice
1/2 cup rosemary infused simple syrup
2 oz vodka
ice
for garnish:
rosemary sprig
blood orange slice

Directions:

Pour blood orange juice, rosemary infused simple syrup, and vodka into a cocktail shaker. Shake until combined and pour into a glass with ice.

Line glass with blood orange slice and rosemary sprig.

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5 Responses to “Blood Orange Rosemary Cocktail”

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    Dixya @ Food, Pleasure, and Health — January 23, 2014 at 11:47 am

    i am not much of a cocktail person but when I do I am always looking for fancy and unusual ones. I am craving right now ..its 5′ o clock somewhere right?

    • Sam replied on — January 23rd, 2014 at 12:24 pm

      It’s ALWAYS 5′o clock somewhere! I don’t make fancy cocktails often but when I do… I enjoy them to the fullest!

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