Parents of young children (and here, I am specifically referring to the toddler variety) sometimes need a little something at the end of the day to help them decompress/relieve the stress that comes from living with a three foot, 28 pound volcano (the comparison is apt--even when they are “dormant,” you are constantly waiting for the next eruption). A good cocktail (or two) is often just the thing that us moms and dads need to forget the drama of the day. Here is one that Jason and I are enjoying thus far, this summer!
Blueberry Gin Cocktail
From the Culinary Enthusiast
makes one cocktail5 blueberries
4 tablespoons good quality gin
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
6 tablespoons gingerale
1-2 mint sprigs & blueberries to garnish
1.Place the blueberries, gin and lemon juice in a glass. Muddle everything together.
2. Fill a glass with ice cubes. Pour over the gingerale, stir, and garnish with mint leaves and additional blueberries.