There is plenty to toast this weekend. Tomorrow is the first day of summer and (here in the US) it’s also Father’s Day.
If you are looking to make a different drink to celebrate, why not give a cheerful Red Shoe Diary Cocktail a try. The tart blood orange gets balanced by a sweet honey syrup. Campari gives a hint of bitterness while the Pisco adds a floral note.
Red Shoe Diary Cocktail
1 tablespoon honey
1½ blood orange wheels
2 ounces dry vermouth
2 ounces Pisco
1½ ounces Campari
1. Shake honey and 1½ teaspoon hot water in a jar until honey is dissolved.
2. Muddle 1 blood orange wheel in a cocktail shaker. Add vermouth, Pisco, Campari and the honey syrup. Fill shaker with ice and stir until outside of shaker is frosty, about 30 seconds.
3. Strain into cocktail glasses. Cut remaining half of blood orange wheel in half and garnish the drinks.
Recipe from Bon Appétit Magazine
Love at first listen.
‘Talk It Out’ is from Mobile, AL band Eleanor’s debut album “The Canyon”. Cocktails are in order for those tough conversations.
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