Bartending 101: Salute to Mother’s Day

Yes, CSMommy is playing catch up. With end of the school year activites and work, I’ve slacked off on my entries! I really loved this week because it let me experiment with wine and champaign. It also let me plan for future mother’s day events.

First up, one of three drinks I made into my own, New Orleans Jazz Time. Sweet and tart at the same time. In my opinion, great for brunches.

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The Poinsetta would be great for a dessert or during Christmas, as a friend advised. Simple and pretty.

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The third I adapted and changed is called the KIR. Though I don’t know what the hell it stands for, it has a berry taste from the chambord and type of white wine I used. To me, its a great drink to have amongst girlfriends on a mother’s day spa trip. Some cheese, fruit, and great foot massage. Don’t get me started!

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This next drink, I planned to tweak out some of the issues, but its a keeper! My sunrise sangria is just awesome. Taste great, and really easy. It literally makes you look like a master in the kitchen even if you are clueless. Lol.

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Lastly, for the family brunch we have the mock sangria! Get this, no sugar is in the drink. Fruit juice, soda, and fruit! It when fast in the house this weekend!

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I hope you guys enjoyed your mother’s day. My gift? A day off. No cooking, cleaning, nothing. Just me being a lazy heffa with my netflix account. To me it’s the true meaning of mother’s day is giving mom a real break. No requiring getting dressed, or plans. Just chilling out.

~CSM~

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