The last day of school.
You know what that means?
Cocktail time is more welcome than ever! While it is summer and the “living is easy”, it also means 4 kids to keep occupied all day. Therefore, a fun drink at the end of the day is almost mandatory. :)
These Napoleon Champagne Cocktails are elegant and easy. A more potent version of the Mimosa, they’re perfect for either Happy Hour or brunch.
6 sugar cubes
6 teaspoons Cognac
6 tablespoons Grand Marnier or other orange liqueur
1 750-ml bottle chilled extra dry champagne
Orange peel strips
1. Place 1 sugar cube in each of 6 champagne flutes. Sprinkle each sugar cube with 2 dashes of bitters.
2. Pour 1 teaspoon Cognac over each sugar cube. Add 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier to each glass. Fill glasses with champagne.
3. Garnish glasses with orange peel strips and serve.
Recipe from Epicurious.com
One thing I know for sure, for the next 2 months I will never be lonely.
Ghost Twins’ ‘Never Fear Total Failure’ was released this past March. It’s one of my favorite records of 2014.
These two guys have put together a collection of electronically charged tunes that also include all manner of interesting sounds from organ, piano and drum machines. The songs reflect different styles from sparse to lush, which makes for a really exciting listen.