Thirsty Thursday: Blood Orange Margarita Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3/4 cup tequila
  • 1/2 cup Blood Orange Liqueur
  • juice from 3 limes
  • 1/2 cup juice from blood oranges
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar
  • ice

Optional: salt for rim

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Combine all ingredients except for the ice into a shaker. Shake it up really good and pour in a salt-rimmed glass over ice.

Thirsty Thursday: Blood Orange Bourbon Sparkler Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed blood orange juice
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • Ice cubes
  • Prosecco or other sparkling wine
  • Fresh mint & orange wedges (slices or zest), for garnish

Options:

  • Add 2 teaspoons all-natural sweetener, like maple syrup or agave, if desired
  • Opt for sparkling water instead of wine, if you’d like

Instructions:

  1. Add the blood orange juice, the bourbon and ice (and sweetener if you’re using it) to a cocktail shaker and give it a good shake shake shake.
  2. Strain into two glasses and top with the sparkling wine, garnish with fresh mint and an orange wedge, slice or zest.

Thirsty Thursday: Blood Orange Moscow Mule Recipe

Blood Orange Moscow Mule is a fruity fall twist on the classic cocktail. Now that blood oranges are briefly gracing us with their presence, get in on the goodness in every way possible!

Ingredients:

  • 3 blood orange wheels
  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • Ginger beer
  • Garnish: blood orange wheels, lime wheels

Instructions:

  1. In the bottom of a copper mug, muddle together blood orange wheels, vodka and lime juice.
  2. Fill the glass with ice and top with ginger beer.
  3. Stir briefly before serving.