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SPRING COCKTAILS - Drink in Spring!

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Happy First Day of Spring!
 
When I think of Spring I think of fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs sprouting up in my little garden and the chance to detox my body from all those winter comfort foods. Many of my favorites only grow in Spring to early Summer where I live (Arizona) including strawberries, rhubarb, cilantro, apricots and tarragon. Below are some of my favorite cocktails using wonderful Spring produce and herbs:
 
SPRING FRUIT COCKTAILS
 
My mom loved strawberries and she used to say that strawberries "cleansed the blood" which was her way of saying detoxing from Winter.  Here are my:
STRAWBERRY MARTINIS 
 
Every spring I had an abundance of apricots from a tree right out side my door. It was a boon to happy hour:
APRICOT COCKTAILS
  
Made with fresh lime and rum and, if you like, some great Spring fruits:
DAIQUIRIS
 
Tart, Sweet and a truly Spring only fruit: 
RHUBARB MARTINI & RHUBARB JUICE RECIPE
 
SPRING HERB - VEGETABLE COCKTAILS
HERB COCKTAILS
 
 Thyme and Tarragon are great in Spring and you can always use frozen raspberries:
RASPBERRY TARRAGON DAIQUIRI
RASPBERRY THYME MARTINI
 
I love tarragon and was thrilled when it finally grew for me:
APPLE COBBLER MARTINI with Tarragon
 
Mint is one of the easiest herbs to grow and it explodes in Spring (which means you have to keep a close eye on it so it doesn't take over your garden!):
CITRUS MINT MARTINI 
 
Nothing's better than fresh spring cucumbers right out of your vegetable patch:
CUCUMBER GIN & TONIC 
 
Oregano, another Spring herb, is not just for pizza and spaghetti!
CUCUMBER MARTINI with Fresh Oregano
 
And my favorite herb, Cilantro. It's one of those herbs you either love or hate. I love it and it makes a really great, refreshing cocktail:
CILANTRO MARTINI
 
Ever tried pea shoots in a cocktail? You should! Those little shoots are delicious:
MIND YOUR Ps & Qs Cucumber Pea Shoot Mojito
 
SPRING HOLIDAY COCKTAILS
ST. PATRICK'S DAY COCKTAILS
EASTER COCKTAILS
 
Enjoy & Happy Spring!
 
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1 comment:

  1. I am agree with you. In spring juice is favorite.

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