This cocktail sounded like something new and interesting. I mean, most champagne cocktails have flavors like ginger, mint, lime, berries or citrus. This one had coconut! And grapes! And vodka. Vodka’s not a flavor, really, but it is vodka.
However, I have to say, I wasn’t a huge fan. It just tasted like champagne with more champagne. I was a little disappointed. If someone has ideas for improving the flavor of the basic cocktail, suggest it. I will try it and if it is indeed amazing, or at least improved, I will name a marshmallow after you. Seriously.
But if you’re interested in trying something out, the recipe is below.
Get the recipe for the Red Grape & Coconut Refersher at Food & Wine magazine.
If you just now realized that tomorrow is Mothers Day and have yet to do anything for your respective maternal figure, don’t worry. I’ve got just the solution to your procrastinatory, slack-alicious problem: these mini homemade mounds bars. Or as I prefer to call them, “Mounds Bites,” since they’re just little nuggets of candy. Because moms like chocolate and moms like coconut and moms like things that are homemade. And because these are quick and easy and have garnered rave reviews for me the past couple of days and since they’re bite-sized, it makes for easier portion control. Also, did I say they were delicious? Cause they are.
So make a quick trip to the store, throw a batch together, nestle them into a pretty container and let your mom know how much you care…about her having delicious eats. Do it for the noms. I mean, moms. Do it for the moms. Continue reading →