Drink: Friday Cocktails!

For anyone who knows me – I love drinking mojitos and finding cool mojito recipes because nothing is better than a chill refreshing cocktail … Well maybe Chimay beer and dark chocolates but I digress.  Here’s a list of 3 drinks to get the weekend going!

Mango Mojito recipe from YumSugar.com

Image via YumSugar.com

What you need:  6-8 mint leaves, 1 oz. rum, 1 oz. mango puree, ice, 1/4 cup of lime sparkling water, 1 mint and 1 slice of mango for garnish.

For directions on mixing the drink and info, go to:  YumSugar – Easy Mango Mojito.


A Bloody Mary cocktail alternative – The Swedish Vampire.  I’ve heard Vampires love this drink.

The Swedish Vampire recipe from Saveur.

Image via Anna Stockwell (Saveur)

What you need:  2 oz. aquavit (use Krogstad), 2 oz. tomato juice, 2 oz. orange juice, 1/2 tsp. lime juice, 3-4 dashes of Tabasco, lemon sparkling water and 1 slice of lime for garnish.

For directions on mixing the drink and info, go to:  Saveur – The Swedish Vampire.


And let’s not forget the classic summer cocktail – Tom Collins.

Tom Collins Cocktail.

What you need:   2 oz. gin,  2 oz. sweet & sour mix, splash of 7up and slice of orange & 1 cherry for garnish.

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