The art of the 3-ingredient cocktail is perhaps the best way for a budding home mixologist to get into the act. We love our complicated cocktails, infused and smoked and shaken within an inch of their icy little lives, but we leave them to the bar experts; the simplest drinks are the best ones to make with a limited home liquor cabinet, especially on a casual Friday night at home. These simple drinks include such classics as the Liberté Cocktail (Lillet Blanc, gin, and orange bitters), and the Gold Rush (bourbon, lemon, and honey). What about you? What's your favorite 3-ingredient tipple?
Another beautiful and classy 3-ingredient drink is the White Lady cocktail pictured above, or of course the classic gin and tonic (gin, tonic, lime).
Do you have a favorite 3-ingredient drink that takes advantage of a modestly-stocked home bar? We'd love to pick up a new trick or two!
(Images: Nora Maynard)