Thirsty Thursday: Pom-Cran Passion

Hello? Is anyone there? If you’re still out there, I’m back. After a hectic holiday season in retail, and a few weeks recovering from the madness of Christmas Eve at the mall, I am finally beginning to blog again. From Black Friday to New Year’s Eve, I haven’t been reading blogs and I haven’t been writing blogs; this whole site has been the last thing on my mind. Hopefully, now that the store will be as empty as the Sahara until men swarm in right before February 14th, I’ll get back into blogging regularly. It’s my New Year’s Resolution, which means that I should be able to keep up with it for a solid month before giving up entirely.

One thing for which I did make time this winter: cocktails. After a long day at work, I was only capable of creating new concoctions and watching CW TV shows. Nothing goes better with the guilty pleasure of streaming Gossip Girl or Jane the Virgin like alcohol, especially sweet, fruity drinks. So, that’s how I stumbled upon this mixture. If you watched shows like Passions or still tune in to afternoon soaps, I feel like that’s the most appropriate setting for this type of beverage. It’d probably also go well with any viewings of The Bachelor. If you do try it, I’d love to hear what you think! Happy drinking.

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Pom-Cran Passion

Yield: 1 cocktail

2 oz. Three Olives Pomegranate vodka

2 oz. Clear Creek Distillery Cranberry Liqueur

1 oz. Cointreau

1 oz. cranberry juice

juice from 1/2 a fresh lime

fresh pomegranate seeds (optional)

1. If you know you will be making this cocktail ahead of time, place shaker and vodka in the freezer to get them well chilled.

2. Take items out of freezer, fill shaker and martini glass with chipped ice to keep cold.

3. Measure out and pour vodka, cranberry liqueur, Cointreau, cranberry juice, and lime juice into shaker. Cover shaker and shake well for ten seconds.

4. Dump ice out of martini glass. If using fresh pomegranate seeds, place spoonful into bottom of glass. Strain liquid into glass and enjoy!

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About A Famished Foodie

Food geek, wannabe Parisian, and lover of polka dots. Author of A Famished Foodie and Superior Spider-Talk contributor. Bold wine, sour beer & dessert make me nerd out.
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6 Responses to Thirsty Thursday: Pom-Cran Passion

  1. Looks tasty. Welcome back!

  2. Sounds like a perfectly crisp, tart, and refreshing drink for a cold winter’s day!

  3. Karen says:

    Welcome back, the blogging world is alway happy for a return visit. 🙂 I’m not into sweet cocktails, I like them all very dry but this sounds like it has a nice blend of flavors.

  4. chefceaser says:

    Reblogged this on Chef Ceaser and commented:
    I like this!

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