Thursday, October 9, 2008

The Ghost Posts ~ Moxie Needs A Drink

It's Thursday night and ever since college, Thursday night means drinkin' night. Unfortunately, I'm in charge of Darling tonight, so no booze for me. But a girl can dream, right? Instead, I've got to go and fight 4 year old cavities, hair washing and read stories about unicorns...WOOO!! I live it LARGE!!! I know you're jealous!

Moxie's a strict beer drinkin' babe, but she has a strong penchant for "pretty drinks". (I'm all girly like that!)

If you need suggestions for a Friday Fright Night Drink-A-Thon (watch C-Span) take Nuke's suggestion and curl up with a scary movie.

Have a Moxie cocktail or two. Let me live vicariously...

Suggestions (in no particular order):

Caramel Apple Shot

1 oz. Apple Pucker
1 oz. Butterscotch Schnapps

Combine in a shaker ice. Strain into a shot glass.

Blue Devil Cocktail Drink Recipe

Ingredients to use: 0.5 tsp. Blue Curacao
1.0 oz. Gin
0.5 each Juice of Lemon
1.0 tblsp Maraschino

Directions: Shake all ingredients with ice, strain into a cocktail glass, and serve.



Bloody Eyeball Martini

Halloween Drink Recipes

2 oz gin or vodka
1/2 oz dry vermouth
1 olive eyeball

Instructions

1. Place gin and vermouth in a cocktail shaker with ice.
2. Gently shake and pour, straining the ice, into a martini glass
3. Garnish with an olive eyeball.

Prepare ice "eyeballs"

per eyeball:
1 radish
1 pimiento stuffed green olive

The "eyeballs" should be prepared a day before your plan on use them.

Step 1: Peel radishes, leaving thin streaks of red skin on to represent blood vessels.

Step 2: Using the tip of the vegetable peeler or a small, knife, carefully scoop out a small hole in each radish, roughly the size of an olive.

Step 3: Stuff a green olive, pimiento side out, in each hole.

Step 4: Place 1 radish eyeball in each section of an empty ice cube tray. Pare the radishes down a bit to fit, if necessary. Fill the tray with water and freeze overnight.

Wicked Witch

1.5 oz. Whiskey
0.25 oz. Maraschino Liqueur
0.25 oz. Pineapple Juice
1 tsp. Lemon Juice

Directions:
Fill a shaker half full with ice cubes. Pour all ingredients into shaker and shake well. Fill a Tumbler almost full of ice cubes, and strain drink into Tumbler.


Zombie
1 oz. Light Rum
1/2 oz. Creme de Almond
1 1/2 oz. Sweet & Sour mix
1/2 oz. Triple Sec
1 1/2 oz. Orange Juice
1/2 oz. 151 Proof Rum

Directions:
Shake all ingredients (except 151-proof rum) with ice and strain into a collins glass over ice cubes. Float the 151-proof rum on top, add a cherry (if desired), and serve.

Banshee
1/2 oz Creme De Banana Liqueur
1/2 oz Creme De Cacao Liqueur
2 1/2 oz Milk or Cream
Shake with ice and strain into a Cocktail Glass.

The Great Pumpkin Punch Recipe
1 Part Apple Cider
2 parts Ginger Ale
1 Part Rum
Pour the ingredients into a hollowed out pumpkin with floating pumpkin chunks.

Green Demon

1 oz. Vodka
1 oz. Rum
1 oz. Melon Liquor
Lemonade

Combine liquors into highball glass with ice.
Stir.
Fill with lemonade and top with a cherry.

4 comments:

Stacey K said...

Stephanie and I will be mixing several of your drinks I think. When I move the store over a space and we have more room I think craft night should become craft and cocktail night. :-)

MoxieMamaKC said...

Whatever aids the creativity, right? ;)

AMANDA said...

that caramel apple shot sounds GOOD!

Nuke said...

I am with Amanda, I like Pucker and Butterscotch (usually for Slippery/Buttered Nipples). This could be good! Some of the others were interesting as well, even tho I don't have the focus to prep the "eyeballs".