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Monday, August 07, 2006

Strawberry Love

More evil drink experiments on unsuspecting victims.

This weekend I subjected Mistress Lauren, lawyer in waiting, to my newest mixture. She approved, I approved, now you be the judge.

Strawberry Basil Slammer

1 Sprig Basil
1/4 C Strawberries, thinly sliced
2 T Powdered Sugar
2 Ounces Vodka
1 Ounce Lemon Juice
3 Ounces Club Soda

1 Mix strawberries with basil and powdered sugar. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
2 Muddle together strawberry mixture and place in a cocktail shaker with ice, lemon juice and vodka. Shake briefly.
3 Pour the whole thing into a glass, top with soda, stir and serve.


Blogger Jason said...

When first looking at that picture, I thought there was a ladyfinger (literally) sticking out of the drink. Now that would be some strawberry love!!

I copied that recipe for future use. Sounds really good, thanks!

12:59 AM

Blogger john said...

that sound absolutly delicious. Now why don't add some Glamour to that drink with some lil' umbrellas an' plastic monkies. They're real Hi- Class.

Huggs, etc... Bunny Lynn

1:07 AM

Blogger Jim said...

And it is literally a lady finger, Jason! Enjoy.

7:44 AM

Blogger Jim said...

Bunn Bunn, I cannot afford such glamour in accessories, as you can see I had to use a glass rather than those high-falutin Solo cups :)

8:00 AM

Blogger Ryan Charisma said...

I say replace the club soda with champagne!

now there is a drink!

4:30 PM

Blogger Jim said...

Nice call Ryan, that does sound good!

7:03 PM

Blogger steve'swhirlyworld said...

Jim, you have way too much time on your hands! If my drinks require more than the liquor and ONE mixer, they start getting complicated :) HOWEVER, feel free to mix a drink for me any time :)

8:32 PM

Blogger El G├╝ero said...

Sounds very potent!

2:03 AM

Blogger Jim said...

Steve, Steve, Steve, youre a step away from eating Spaghetti-O's out of a can with a spork :)

7:19 AM

Blogger Jim said...

Very, guero!

7:20 AM


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