Any of these delectable recipes will make your Valentine swoon with euphoria.
Aperol, where have you been all my life? You delicious, bitter-in-a-good-way, orangey, golden-pink, teensy-bit-sweet, apertivo! If you like Manhattans, or other not-too-sweet and slightly bitter flavors, you will really enjoy Aperol. It’s an Italian apertivo that’s made with bitter orange, and has the most incredible cantaloupe color, perfect for festive holiday mixing. Makes 2
Combine the gin, Aperol, and bitters in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until the outside of the shaker frosts over, about 15 seconds. Strain into a cocktail glass and pour the prosecco on top. Garnish with an orange peel twist.
You have a fridge full of leftovers. If you are like me, you made extra food on purpose so there would be a fridge full of leftovers. Don’t pass up the opportunity to make a batch of stock with your turkey bones, ham bones, or beef bones. Throw it all in a big pot with a few veggies and water and you’ll have stock in your freezer for months. Click on the chicken stock recipe link below for more details. Here are some ideas for your leftovers!