Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Tie One On Tuesday

Laissez les bons temps rouler!

Aaaaaahhhhhh yeeeee! Mardi Gras is here and we are celebrating the night away! 

Whenever I think of New Orleans, I think of Hurricanes. Not the kind that drive everyone out of the city but  the kind that makes ya get a little cray cray. Ya know, the kind that makes you do naughty things for beads. Oh, don't act like you haven't flashed for a few beads, guys...looking in your direction, us ladies would never do anything like that. What do you take us for? 

The Hurricane
1 oz white rum
2 oz dark rum
3 oz orange juice
3 oz unsweetened pineapple juice
1/2 oz grenadine syrup
crushed ice

Combine all ingredients, shake it like a Polaroid picture. Strain over crushed ice in hurricane glass.Get a silly straw and let the good times begin. 

Once on Bourbon Street a guy bet me five dollars that he could tell me where I got my shoes. It sounded like I couldn't lose so I gave it shot. He told me that I got my feet in my shoes and shoes on Bourbon Street. Yeah...I didn't think it was funny either. He consoled me by mixing up a yummy bourbon drink and I forgave him for taking my five bucks. 

Bourbon Slush (this recipe makes enough for 14 people, or 7 if you want a double)
1 can of frozen orange juice
1 can frozen lemonade 
1 can pineapple juice
1 1/2 cups of sugar
2 cups black tea
2 cups of bourbon
2 liters of 7-up 

You made it through Mardi Gras, you need something to help with your pounding head. Serves ya right! Overindulging like that-what were you thinking? Don't worry, mama's got the perfect drink to get rid of that nasty headache. 

Hair of the Dog
6 oz. gin
1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
3 dashes hot sauce
1/2 a chili pepper
Pour the gin and hot sauce into a shaker with ice and shake, but not too hard! Strain into a chilled glass and garnish with the pepper.

Oh my! Are we ever gonna have a fabulous time tonight! No need to worry about tomorrow, it will take care of itself! Let the good times roll, my friends! XOXO

1 comment:

Lisa said...

ALL of these sound good, I'll take one of each, please & thank you!