Black Manhattan Recipe

The Black Manhattan Recipe is a variation of the traditional Manhattan. So let’s start by looking at the history of the Manhattan Cocktail first. Origin of the Manhattan Cocktail The origins of the Manhattan Cocktail are a little bit of a mystery. There’s a great story about Winston Churchill’s mother hosting a party for a … Read more

Grapefruit Vodka Martini

grapefruit vodka martini

Do you know what makes a good drink? The answer is fresh ingredients. It’s the same with food recipes too. You get really fresh ingredients and the whole becomes greater than the sum of it’s parts. So how do you make drinks with fresh ingredients? Lets make a grapefruit vodka martini and I’ll show you.

Grapefruit vodka martiniBefore we make the grapefruit vodka martini, lets take a quick look at the very common and very boring drink the screwdriver. It’s just vodka and orange juice right? Now did you ever have one when you were vacationing somewhere tropical? I bet that was the best screwdriver you ever had right? Its safe to say that it was because if was made with fresh squeezed orange juice.

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