Lemon Martini

lemon martini by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients: 1 -2 cups of ice 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons of powdered sugar 4 oz of vodka 4 sprigs of mint Garnish with a lemon twist Place the glasses in the freezer for about 10 minutes or more.   In a shaker add the first four ingredients, one sprig of mints and shake […]

Pomegranate Cocktail

Pomegranate Cocktail by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients:   10 ounces tequila 3 ounces of Triple Sec Liqueur 10 ounces of fresh lime juice 4 ounces of pomegranate juice 2 tablespoon superfine sugar Pomegranate seeds for garnish (optional) Fill a shaker half way with ice then place all the ingredients in the shaker and shake for 30 seconds.  Fill 4 glasses with […]

Ginger Scented Bourbon

Ginger scented bourbon by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients: 4 inch knob of ginger grated 1/2 cup of water 1/4 cup of sugar 6 ounces of bourbon 6 ounces of ginger-ale soda 4 pieces of crystallized ginger cut in half (optional) Take the first three ingredients and bring to a boil then pull of the heat and allow to cool to room temperature.  […]

Red Wine Sangria

red wine sangria by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients:  1 (750-ml) bottle red wine 1/4 cup brandy 1/4 cup triple sec or Grand Marnier) 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 can of chopped pineapple strained 1 orange juice 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 orange, thinly sliced 1/2 lemon, thinly sliced 1 green apple chopped 2 – 3 cinnamon sticks 1 (750-ml) ginger ale, chilled […]

Red Wine Bloody Mary

Red wine bloody Mary by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients:  Serves 4 2 14 oz cans of tomato juice 6 tbs of red wine ¼ of a lemon juiced 3 shakes of Worcestershire sauce 4-6 drops hot sauce 1 tsp of kosher salt ½ tsp of fresh ground pepper Celery salt Vodka Place all ingredients into a pitcher and stir. Place ice in each […]

Fennel seed scented mulled wine

photo fennel seed scented mulled wine by chef alexis hernandez

Ingredients:  2 bottles of red wine (Cabernet or Pinot or Zinfandel) 1 cup of sugar 2 sticks of cinnamon 1 tbs of whole peppercorns   3 tbs of fennel seed 1 gallon of apple cider 1/2 a gallon of orange juice Directions: In a large stock pot, take the first five ingredients and bring to […]