wild horses

“live in the sunshine

swim in the sea
drink the wild air”
-ralph waldo emerson

hello hello!
the weekend is nearly here and so is derby day! and while it would be outrageous to travel to churchill downs donning a crazy hat, i’ll be having just as much fun in san francisco sipping my own mint julep inspired cocktails.
this year, this domestic goddess in training is mixing up this fun “magic juice” from design*sponge. strawberries, mint, cucumbers and lemonade in the same drink? now that is my idea of a cocktail.
cheers to wild horse races, fresh cut grass and the sunniest of weekends!
“magic juice”

Ingredients (makes two drinks):
6 hulled strawberries
1 peeled orange
5-7 mint leaves
1/4 peeled cucumber
4-6 oz gin, depending on taste
8 oz fresh lemonade

Dice, then muddle fruits and mint
Pour gin into fruit mixture and let sit for 10-15 minutes
Strain over lemonade and ice
Garnish with fruit slice or mint leaf

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  1. Recipe sounds delicious, cannot wait to try it, thanks so much for sharing!

    Ripped Nylon

    Posted 5.15.10 Reply
  2. reegsta wrote:

    that’s like a new age gin and juice.

    Posted 5.5.10 Reply
  3. Jamie wrote:

    Yummy recipe! We drank this all day yesterday and it was de-lish! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Posted 5.3.10 Reply