Well well well. Here we are again. The kids have been in school for a whopping FOUR days only to be greeted with not only a snow day today, but also (!!) no school on Monday due to MLK Jr. Day. They are thrilled… and I am drinking. This week I’m really stepping out of most comfort zones by not only making a drink with an egg white like last week, but I’m adding dairy to it too. This Blood Orange & Thyme Ramos Gin Fizz is not only like a grown up snow-day creamsicle, but also my own personal kick off to Mardi-Gras and all things New Orleans….
Somebody order a pizza and crank up the Christmas tunes. It’s Friday in December, there’s (a dusting of) snow in the forecast, the house is glittering with Christmas lights and bottle brush trees, and I’m finally feeling like I’m caught up with the rest of the world after being in and out of real life while traveling for awhile (I know, poor me. Just had to go to Mexico and San Francisco and then New York). Anyway seeing as how I’ve pretty much been non stop celebrating since October, seems like a good time to have a festive cocktail! Is there anything better? This Friday I’m kicking off my Christmasy weekend with this delicious Blood Orange & Rosemary Gimlet. Let’s get mixing….