Blood Orange Martini and Happy Birthday Grumpy!

Happy Birthday to my Grumpy Hubby.  While he may be mellowing out more as he ages (he he) he still is his Grumpy self for the most part.  Just not as strong.  I thought to celebrate his venture into the land of no going back, I would share with you this formerly faceless recipe from allrecipes.com.  For those of you who don’t know what a faceless recipe is, it is a recipe that does not have a photo connected to it.  Well, this yummy drink now has a photo attached and I guarantee that if you like this kind of beverage, you will like this particular one!

The original recipe called for tangerines, but I had these gorgeous blood oranges that I just couldn’t resist using for this martini.  So raise your glass with me and wish Grumpy a happy one today!

function printDiv(e){var divToPrint=document.getElementById(e);newWin = window.open(“”, “printwin”); newWin.document.write(divToPrint.innerHTML); newWin.print(); newWin.close(); }

#therecipewiz {width:95%; padding:8px;} #therecipewiz{border:#E1E1E1 solid thin;}#therecipewiz #printbutton{float:right; cursor:pointer; margin:-8px 0px 0px 0px;} #therecipewiz #rechead img{float:left; margin:0px 8px 0px 0px;}#therecipewiz #recbody{padding:0px 30px 0px 30px;}#therecipewiz div.title{ font-size:18px; font-weight:bold; margin:5px 0px 1px 0px; padding:0px;}#therecipewiz div.byline{ font-size:12px;}#therecipewiz div.subtitle{ font-size:16px; font-weight:bold; margin:10px 0px 5px 0px;}#therecipewiz div.summary{font-style:italic; font-size:14px; margin:5px;}#therecipewiz .ingredient{ /*width:46%; float:left;*/ display:block; margin:5px 0px 5px 15px;}#therecipewiz .instruction{ margin:5px 0px 5px 15px; display:block;}#therecipewiz .time{ margin:5px 0px 5px 15px; display:block;}#therecipewiz .clear{clear:both}

print recipe

Blood Orange Martini
Ingredients
  • 4 ounces fresh squeezed blood orange juice
  • 2 full shot glasses vanilla vodka
  • 1 shot glass triple sec
  • ice
Instructions
Fill drink shaker with ice.  Pour in vodka, triple sec and blood orange juice.  Shake well, strain into martini glass and garnish with slices of blood oranges.
Details

Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: Total time: 5 mins Yield: 2 regular sized martini or 4 mini martinis

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *