Monday, December 26, 2011

Second day of Christmas

Seriously this is a real thing in the Netherlands. When I ask why they have two days of Christmas, no seems to know, but it's a day off work so everyone just goes with it. You don't get more presents though (bummer) just another day to hang out with your family.

So today is another day with another big family dinner. Being such I thought today's post would be all about cocktails as they tend to help make the day go by easier. You may not be needing these today (like me), but you may want to try them for New Years Eve. It's fun to try something new or old every now and again, you never know if you are going to find your next go to drink.


The classic Champagne Cocktail. Yummy and simple.
This is called the Ninth Night and I must say will be made today. Delicious.
The link above is a jerk. Here is the recipe:


The Ninth Night
2 oz. SKYY Infusions Citrus
1 oz. Triple Sec
1 oz. white cranberry juice
Lemon-lime soda
Lime juice

Combine SKYY Infusions Citrus, Triple Sec, and cranberry juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into tall rocks glass with fresh ice. Top with soda and lots of fresh lime juice. Garnish with blue ribbon around the glass.


Read more: Holiday Drink Recipes - Christmas Drink Recipes - Cocktail Recipes - Marie Claire 
The Red Hot Chocolate. I don't know why, but I really want this now.

Cheers to another day of Christmas. 

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