Quick and Easy Cocktail: Blood Orange Gin Fizz

2008_6_28-bloodorange.jpgNow that we’ve learned a few tips for creating our own cocktails, we’ve been experimenting a bit. We’ve found one combination that’s super-simple and refreshing using Trader Joe’s Villa Italia Blood Orange Italian Soda.

OK, so we didn’t exactly follow the fresh juice tip, but it’s still really tasty …

Blood Orange Gin Fizz
1 ounce gin
Blood orange soda
Lemon slices
Fresh mint

Muddle the mint and lemon slices in a glass. Add ice and gin, and top off with soda.


(Images: Joanna Miller)