Thursday, April 24, 2014

Our spring fever is in full force – just in time for #Arbor Day! #Recipe

On April 25th, celebrate your green thumb by planting seeds for your favorite sprint trees!

If you're not much of a gardener, you can still pay homage to Arbor Day by sipping on my sweet spring-themed drinks!

Planning on planting a few Cherry Trees? Try the Very Cherry Smash!
  • 1 part Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 2 parts JDK & Sons Premium Orange Liqueur
  • 5 cherries (pitted and stemmed)
  • 1 tbsp. agave nectar
  • 1 part fresh lime juice
  • 1 part club soda
Preparation: Muddle together cherries, lime juice and agave nectar. Strain into shaker. Add in orange liqueur, teguila and ice then shake. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Top with club soda and garnish with cherries.

If you're in the mood to plant Dogwood trees, then try the Dainty Dogwood!
  • 1 1/2 parts Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 1 lime cut in half
  • 1/2 part simple syrup
  • Soda water
  • Cucumber for garnish
Preparation: Add simple syrup to a cocktail shaker or mixing glass. Squeeze in juice from lime, add tequila, ice and stir. Strain into a fresh glass, top with soda water and garnish with sprig of sage and cucumber.

If you're planting Gingko trees, then drink the Orange You Sweet?
  • 2 parts Sauza Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila
  • 1 part cranberry juice
  • 1/2 part orange juice liqueur
  • 2 oranges
  • Lemon wedge for garnish
Preparation: Combine ingredients over ice and shaker, Squeeze in juice from oranges. Strain into a glass.

My favorite...Do you LOVE Magnolia trees? Make the Marvelous Magnolias
  • 1 part Sauza Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila
  • 2 parts cranberry/raspberry juice
  • 1 part lemon-lime soda
  • Peach for garnish
Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a glass filled with ice. Garnish with peach wedge.

Enjoy!

1 comment:

  1. I like the Marvelous Magnolias drink with the cranberry/raspberry juice it sounds delicious. I like that if I plant different trees, I can make a drink. This is very interesting! I need to get planting and drinking!

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