Sangria Cocktail Kiwi Passionfruit

Friday Happy Hour Cocktail: Kiwi Passion Fruit Sangria

Kiwi Passion Fruit Sangria

For this Friday evening’s cocktail hour, (ok, so it was more like 3 hours) some friends and I enjoyed some fresh fruity Sangria. I wanted to try something a little different from the traditional, you know, go bohemian with it, and decided on this passion fruit kiwi recipe. I was not able to find plain passion fruit juice, so I opted for apple, passion mango and pineapple juices. The oranges I found at the grocery store looked like little ruby grapefruits when I cut into them. They were sweet and delicious oranges though. I plan to get some more of them and make something, not sure what yet. Got any suggestions? (read more)

MelindaFriday Happy Hour Cocktail: Kiwi Passion Fruit Sangria

Raspberry Key Lime Margarita

Blanco Tequila

I tried the Espolon Blanca Tequila for this Margarita

Friday and Saturday evenings I’m typically ready for a cocktail to help relax and to celebrate the week. I have recently been reaching for a glass of wine or a beer, but both of those lovely choices do not lend much room for creativity behind the metaphorical bar. I also thought it would be fun to start a regular section of the blog for cocktail recipes. Viola! Here is the first one, a colorful and fresh raspberry and key lime margarita!

With some trial and error (imagine the face you give when you suck on a lemon…opps)  I think I have something that is not only delicious in its fully intoxicating version, but its mocktail version is a nice alternative for kids and non-drinkers too. (read more)

MelindaRaspberry Key Lime Margarita