“Potion of Motion”
My love for champagne is of legend and this is a great and tasty drink that is amazing for parties. I still love it straight but this is a great summer drink for home parties or barbecues!
-Drinkable bottle or bottles of brut champagne depending on how many people are drinking.
-for one part of the juices you can use cherry, pomegranate, cranberry, guava, mango, orange, grapefruit, or any other juice that you’d like.
-large can of pineapple juice
-tall glasses filled with ice
-sliced fruit of your choice
Put as much ice as you’d like in a tall glass. (per your taste) Add 1 to 1/2 ounces of pineapple juice. Then add 1 to 1 1/2 ounces of your favorite (or exotic) fruit juice (look above). Fill the rest of the glass with champagne. Enjoy!!
-Add exotic fruit juices for a unique and great flavor.
-put all of the juices and sliced fruit on a side table. Put the chilled juices and champagne on ice next to it and let your guests serve themselves.
-Use sparkling water instead of champagne for the kids. Don’t leave them out of the fun!
Cherries Jubilee Recipe
This is an easy and simple take on a true classic. It is delicious on a warm summer night during Cherry season!
-1 pound of pitted fresh cherries OR 1 can or jar (16-ounce) of cherries.
-2 tbsp of sugar
-teaspoon of lemon juice
-1/2 cup brandy or rum
-Good-quality vanilla ice cream in cold bowls
In a small saucepan over medium heat, heat cherries with the juice and sugar. Leave covered for 3 minutes stirring a couple of times. (If no juice is available, add a little water). Take off the cover and cook for another few minutes.
In another small saucepan, heat brandy or rum in medium heat for 2 minutes.
Carefully add brandy or rum to the cherries. Using long matches or a long lighter (commonly used for barbecue) light the mixture and cook until flames are gone.
After the alcohol has burned off, spoon the luscious mixture over cold vanilla ice cream. Eat immediately.
-Serve with Amaretto cookies or shortbread.
-Top off with a little whip cream and shaved chocolate. Make sure to shave chocolate before topping the ice cream because this dessert needs to be eaten immediately.
-Add a little lemon or orange zest to the cherries when cooking.
Impress your friends and family with this great classic that is so easy and fun to make!!
Makes 4 to 6 servings.