Skinnygirl Cocktails: 100 Fun & Flirty Guilt-Free Recipes
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From four-time New York Times bestselling author, master fixologist, and “Cocktail Queen,” Bethenny Frankel, comes the ultimate drink guide for every Skinnygirl’s shelf!
Hosting a holiday party or planning a girls’ night and don’t know what to serve? The leading lady in effortless entertaining, Bethenny Frankel, best known for her delicious, health-conscious recipes and Skinnygirl cocktail line, presents her first cocktails book, Skinnygirl Cocktails. This is the entertaining guide every Skinnygirl has been waiting for! Filled with beautiful, full-color photographs and easy-to-follow recipes, Skinnygirl Cocktails has everything you need to throw a fabulous party, including delectable appetizer recipes, party planning tips, and gorgeous guilt-free cocktails (all under 150 calories)! No matter the event, be it a festive brunch, book club meeting, or backyard BBQ, Skinnygirl Cocktails has the drinks you are looking for—from Ravishing Red Sangria to Cotton Candy Cosmo.
With 100 fabulous cocktail recipes for any occasion, Skinnygirl Cocktails is the last word in effortless entertaining. What are you waiting for? Mix up a batch of Bethenny signature cocktails and start leading a fabulous Skinnygirl life!
it interesting. I always like to add fresh fruit as a garnish whenever possible. And that’s it. It’s so simple. You’ll thank yourself when you wake up clear-eyed in the morning and can still button your jeans! Of course, it’s not just about what you’re drinking. It’s about how you drink it, too. As I always say, you can have it all, just not all at once—and that’s how I approach going out. If you follow a few simple rules, you’ll avoid the overindulgences that can lead to late-night regrets and
Simple Syrup, honey, or agave nectar Juice of 1 lime 11/2 ounces light rum or vodka 1 to 2 ounces club soda Fresh mint sprig, for garnish Lime wedge, for garnish Place the mint leaves in the bottom of a tall (highball) glass and top with the simple syrup and lime juice. Muddle with a pestle or long spoon until the mint is fragrant but not torn. Fill the glass with ice and add the rum. Stir until the mint leaves pull up through the cocktail. Top off with club soda and stir again. Garnish
white cranberry juice.) I like to get an inexpensive picture frame and fill it with a printed-out description of the evening’s cocktail. Or you can write the menu on a chalkboard that you set behind the bar. Just do something so that people know what they’re drinking. All of the recipes in this book can easily be scaled up to make larger amounts. (Except where noted, each recipe makes a single serving; just multiply the quantities by the number of drinks you want to serve.) Mix the cocktail
it’s so easy to make a vodka or tequila version of almost any drink. Gin also works, and so does light rum. All liquors that don’t have added sugar have the same amount of calories. 3. Fill the rocks glass almost the rest of the way up with club soda or seltzer. This is a good zero-calorie filler that doesn’t bring an overly strong flavor. Plus, it reduces the strength of the drink and helps keep you hydrated. Be careful, though, you don’t want to shake soda. So if you’re making a cocktail that
calories to the drink. the tiki torch This super fruity and flavorful cocktail is a bit of paradise in a glass. 11/2 ounces Skinnygirl White Cherry Vodka or other cherry-flavored vodka 3 ounces apricot juice or nectar 11/2 ounces mango-lemonade 1/2 ounce almond-flavored syrup (orgeat) Fresh mint sprig, for garnish Freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish Combine the vodka, apricot juice, lemonade, and syrup with crushed ice in a cocktail shaker and shake well. Pour into a hurricane glass.