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Old 12-17-2005, 10:33 PM   #1 (Print)
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Anyone want a cocktail?

I got book on martinis tonight at Borders and am experimenting...

Can I make y'all something?



(of course, at the rate this is going, I don't know how long it will be before I will be in the sobriety thread, posting like I'm wearing mittens. )

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Old 12-17-2005, 10:34 PM   #2 (Print)
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Yes, please! Can you make a special cough suppressant version?

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Old 12-17-2005, 10:35 PM   #3 (Print)
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I got book on martinis tonight at Borders and am experimenting...

Can I make y'all something?



(of course, at the rate this is going, I don't know how long it will be before I will be in the sobriety thread, posting like I'm wearing mittens. )


Is there such a thing as a watermelon martini?? I love watermelon and liquor...seems like a natural fit to me...

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Old 12-17-2005, 10:38 PM   #4 (Print)
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Is there such a thing as a watermelon martini??

1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
1 oz MidoriŽ melon liqueur
1 oz citrus vodka
1 1/2 oz fresh watermelon juice

Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a sprig of mint, and serve.

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Old 12-17-2005, 10:39 PM   #5 (Print)
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Not tonight, thank you... drank too much already this evening!
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Old 12-17-2005, 10:39 PM   #6 (Print)
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Is there such a thing as a watermelon martini?? I love watermelon and liquor...seems like a natural fit to me...


Yes! You make that with Midori and watermelon juice.

I'll have one shaken up in a minute!

I'm having one now made with absolut citron and blue curacao with grapefruit juice. Dear God, it's good.

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Old 12-17-2005, 10:41 PM   #7 (Print)
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1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
1 oz MidoriŽ melon liqueur
1 oz citrus vodka
1 1/2 oz fresh watermelon juice

Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a sprig of mint, and serve.


Damn you, Pianoman! Who's making drinks tonight? You, or me?

That's what I thought.



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Old 12-17-2005, 10:45 PM   #8 (Print)
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Damn you, Pianoman! Who's making drinks tonight? You, or me?

That's what I thought.




Now Now! There both excellent receips for .. .. making babies!!

Actually I think that I have some Midori in the cabinet.... BRB!

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Old 12-17-2005, 10:51 PM   #9 (Print)
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Actually, the way I have been making them, they're good recipes for...

being unconscious.


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Old 12-17-2005, 10:57 PM   #10 (Print)
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Old 12-17-2005, 10:58 PM   #11 (Print)
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Damn you, Pianoman! Who's making drinks tonight? You, or me?

That's what I thought.


Thanks! I'll take a watermelon martini.


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Old 12-17-2005, 11:02 PM   #12 (Print)
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Coming right up!

Catburger...I'm not carding tonight. What's your pleasure?


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Old 12-17-2005, 11:04 PM   #13 (Print)
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Vodka, dirty, please.

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Old 12-17-2005, 11:04 PM   #14 (Print)
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Catburger...I'm not carding tonight. What's your pleasure?



Uh... you better not be carding for the next 4 years!!!

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Old 12-17-2005, 11:05 PM   #15 (Print)
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Actually, the way I have been making them, they're good recipes for...

being unconscious.


I'll take that one.


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Old 12-17-2005, 11:05 PM   #16 (Print)
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Something purple please, no gin.
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Old 12-17-2005, 11:07 PM   #17 (Print)
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Something purple please, no gin.


Make him a Purple Hooter, Lori!

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Old 12-17-2005, 11:08 PM   #18 (Print)
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Something purple please, no gin.



Good. I hate gin.

Actually, funny you should mention purple. We were at the liquor store tonight, preparing for my martini evening, and I remembered that I also like Alabama Slammers. I also remembered that Alabama Slammers have Sloe Gin in them.

I asked my husband, "what's sloe gin?"

He said, "It's, uh...purple?"


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Old 12-17-2005, 11:09 PM   #19 (Print)
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I'll take that one.



I made you the blue one.

You should be passed out in no time.

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Old 12-17-2005, 11:12 PM   #20 (Print)
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I made you the blue one.

You should be passed out in no time.

Well, I don't want to pass out immediately. I want it to be just enough so I eventually pass out, after a while.

Sorry, I'm picky Vodka sounds good though!

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Old 12-17-2005, 11:15 PM   #21 (Print)
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LOL!!! Thanks Lori!

Mmmmmmmm!

That request has a history... Me and some buddies were at our favorite bar (back in the early 90's) and I couldn't think of what I wanted. So I decided to drink the rainbow. First off, I ordered "somthing red" then went onto yellow, orange, gree, blue then purple. Purple was so good, that's all I drank for a few months. Never knew what it was. Some people thought it was weird when they heard me say, "Purple please!"
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Old 12-17-2005, 11:15 PM   #22 (Print)
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Make him a Purple Hooter, Lori!


What exactly is a Purple Hooter.... other than a breast starved for oxygen!

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Old 12-17-2005, 11:19 PM   #23 (Print)
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What exactly is a Purple Hooter.... other than a breast starved for oxygen!


A couple varieties:

1/3 oz Chambord raspberry liqueur
1/3 oz Vodka
1/3 oz Triple sec


or:

1/2 oz Chambord raspberry liqueur
1/3 oz 7-Up
1/3 oz Vodka


I make it with the vodka, Chambord, and both the triple sec and soda (just a touch).

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Old 12-17-2005, 11:29 PM   #24 (Print)
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A couple varieties:

1/3 oz Chambord raspberry liqueur
1/3 oz Vodka
1/3 oz Triple sec


or:

1/2 oz Chambord raspberry liqueur
1/3 oz 7-Up
1/3 oz Vodka


I make it with the vodka, Chambord, and both the triple sec and soda (just a touch).


LOL!! I thought it was a joke Jami!! I'll give them both a try and report back tomorrow!

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LOL!! I thought it was a joke Jami!! I'll give them both a try and report back tomorrow!


Make enough of them and your report might be delayed!

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Old 12-17-2005, 11:31 PM   #26 (Print)
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I'll take that one.

One Shirley Temple for the lightweight.

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Old 12-17-2005, 11:43 PM   #27 (Print)
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Hey, my purple is done. May I have another one, please?
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Old 12-17-2005, 11:44 PM   #28 (Print)
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When can I come and pick it up.

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Folks, I gotta tell you. This thing that I am drinking is just yummtacular.

2 ounces of Absolut Citron
1 ounce of Grand Marnier
1 ounce of Cranberry
2 ounces ruby red grapefruit.

Shake. Strain.

Oh. My. God.

It's kind of a cosmo, but not really. I don't usually get my cosmos with grapefruit.

But it's way, way good.

Y'all should be jealous.

Maybe I'll make some at Mercs for NYEE.

I could do that.


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Old 12-18-2005, 12:34 AM   #30 (Print)
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Ok, thanks again, Lori!

I'm passing out now.

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