Thursday, December 24, 2009
crush month: day 24
Mimosas. I love them. They're elegant, they're refreshing, and more than any other cocktail they say "Right now, I have no responsibilities and am free to lounge in luxury and good company." They really do - listen hard, and you can hear the bubbles speaking soothing words of relaxation. A classic mimosa is champagne over fresh orange juice, but it's fun to play around with other additions, too. Martha Stewart has a lovely lemony version with Prosecco. I've added apricot or pomegranate liqueurs or juices with very pleasant results. Disaronno's tasty, too, and I recently had a happy accident with frozen orange juice (actual juice, not concentrate) that made a kind of mimosa slushy. Hey, I'm thirsty. Gotta go. Happy Christmas Eve!