And since we're entering high citrus season, I scooped up a box of kumquats to make a whimsical garnish. Why not perch a roly-poly kumquat on the edge of a glass, and have a sip of bubbly to toast the new year for luck.
Grapefruit Mimosas for a Crowdserves 6 to 10 3 cups unsweetened grapefruit juice, chilled One (750ml) bottle dry sparkling wine, chilled 8 to 10 kumquats Fill a champagne coupe or flute about 1/2 full with grapefruit juice, then top off with dry sparkling wine and stir lightly. Make a slit lengthwise in a kumquat and slide it on the edge of the glass. Serve (and sip) immediately. Non-alcoholic note: For a nonalcoholic sparkler, replace the sparkling wine with chilled tonic water.
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